1977 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1977 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
OrganisersIAAF
Edition8th
Date24–25 September
Host cityMilton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nations participating12 + 3 guest
Athletes participating96 + 23 guest
Races2 + 1 invitation

The 1977 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, on 24–25 September 1977. For the first time, a new competition name IAAF Race Walking World Cup was introduced replacing the former Lugano Trophy. As in 1975, there was a women's 5 km race held as invitation event. Mexico was dominant in the men's events, taking the team title and the top two spots in the 20 km and 50 km events through Daniel Bautista, Domingo Colín, Raúl González and Pedro Aroche. Sweden's Siv Gustavsson won the invitational women's event.[1]

Complete results were published.[2]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
20 km walk  Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1:24:02  Domingo Colín (MEX) 1:24:31  Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller (GDR) 1:24:51
50 km walk  Raúl González (MEX) 4:04:16  Pedro Aroche (MEX) 4:04:55  Paolo Grecucci (ITA) 4:06:27
Lugano Cup (Men)
Team (Men)  Mexico 185 pts  East Germany 180 pts  Italy 160 pts
Women
5 km walk  Siv Gustavsson (SWE) 23:19  Carol Tyson (GBR) 23:46  Margareta Simu (SWE) 24:12

: Invitation event.

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Daniel Bautista  Mexico (MEX) 1:24:02
2nd, silver medalist(s) Domingo Colín  Mexico (MEX) 1:24:31
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller  East Germany (GDR) 1:24:51
4 Maurizio Damilano  Italy (ITA) 1:25:33
5 Gérard Lelièvre  France (FRA) 1:26:48
6 Yevgeniy Yevsyukov  Soviet Union (URS) 1:27:03
7 Roland Wieser  East Germany (GDR) 1:27:09
8 Anatoliy Solomin  Soviet Union (URS) 1:27:41
9 Armando Zambaldo  Italy (ITA) 1:27:53
10 Roberto Buccione  Italy (ITA) 1:28:28
11 Sandro Bellucci  Italy (ITA) 1:28:36
12 Nikolay Polozov  Soviet Union (URS) 1:28:58
13 Hartwig Gauder  East Germany (GDR) 1:29:51
14 Vladimir Golubnichiy  Soviet Union (URS) 1:30:33
15 Juraj Bencík  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1:30:38
16 Jaroslaw Kazmierski  Poland (POL) 1:30:39
17 Bo Gustafsson  Sweden (SWE) 1:30:43
18 Jan Dzurnák  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1:31:05
19 Jan Ornoch  Poland (POL) 1:31:09
20 Jean-Claude Decosse  France (FRA) 1:31:25
21 Zbigniew Gosławski  Poland (POL) 1:31:30
22 Dominique Guebey  France (FRA) 1:31:31
23 Mieczysław Górski  Poland (POL) 1:31:33
24 Werner Heyer  East Germany (GDR) 1:32:02
25 Marcos Castro  Mexico (MEX) 1:32:09
26 János Szálas  Hungary (HUN) 1:32:18
27 Alfons Schwarz  West Germany (FRG) 1:32:28
28 Štefan Petrík  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1:32:49
29 Lennart Lundgren  Sweden (SWE) 1:32:58
30 Mike Holmes  Great Britain (GBR) 1:33:06
31 Bengt Simonsen  Sweden (SWE) 1:33:09
32 Mick Greasley  Great Britain (GBR) 1:33:13
33 Roger Mills  Great Britain (GBR) 1:33:22
34 Jürgen Meyer  West Germany (FRG) 1:33:26
35 Göran Aneheim  Sweden (SWE) 1:33:38
36 Jim Heiring  United States (USA) 1:33:40
37 Imre Stankovics  Hungary (HUN) 1:33:46
38 Hans Michalski  West Germany (FRG) 1:34:11
39 Amos Seddon  Great Britain (GBR) 1:34:31
40 Szaba Grandpierre  Hungary (HUN) 1:35:04
41 Neal Pike  United States (USA) 1:35:20
42 Jean-Pierre Garnung  France (FRA) 1:35:52
43 Wolfgang Werner  West Germany (FRG) 1:36:11
44 Tivadar Szilagyi  Hungary (HUN) 1:36:38
45 Sam Dibernando  United States (USA) 1:39:48
Ángel Flores  Mexico (MEX) DQ
Todd Scully  United States (USA) DQ
Evûen Zedník  Czechoslovakia (TCH) DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Raúl González  Mexico (MEX) 4:04:16
2nd, silver medalist(s) Pedro Aroche  Mexico (MEX) 4:04:55
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paolo Grecucci  Italy (ITA) 4:06:27
4 Veniamin Soldatenko  Soviet Union (URS) 4:08:20
5 Ralf Knütter  East Germany (GDR) 4:10:13
6 Steffen Müller  East Germany (GDR) 4:14:34
7 László Sátor  Hungary (HUN) 4:14:50
8 Heinrich Schubert  West Germany (FRG) 4:15:15
9 Horst Matern  East Germany (GDR) 4:15:50
10 Hans Binder  West Germany (FRG) 4:17:23
11 Bohdan Bułakowski  Poland (POL) 4:18:05
12 Martín Bermúdez  Mexico (MEX) 4:19:07
13 Larry Young  United States (USA) 4:19:56
14 August Hirt  United States (USA) 4:20:06
15 Franco Vecchio  Italy (ITA) 4:21:16
16 Leif Karlsson  Sweden (SWE) 4:21:55
17 Brian Adams  Great Britain (GBR) 4:23:54
18 Feliks Sliwinski  Poland (POL) 4:24:05
19 Karl Degener  West Germany (FRG) 4:24:11
20 Alain Moulinet  France (FRA) 4:24:34
21 Rosario Valore  Italy (ITA) 4:24:45
22 Owe Hemmingsson  Sweden (SWE) 4:25:07
23 Mario Kerber  East Germany (GDR) 4:25:27
24 Stig-Olof Elovsson  Sweden (SWE) 4:25:38
25 Ladíslav Vitez  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 4:25:45
26 Ferenc Danovsky  Hungary (HUN) 4:26:06
27 Bob Dobson  Great Britain (GBR) 4:26:09
28 John Warhurst  Great Britain (GBR) 4:26:47
29 Luc Gauthier  France (FRA) 4:27:03
30 František Biro  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 4:27:48
31 Yuriy Andryushchenko  Soviet Union (URS) 4:28:37
32 Bogusław Kmiecik  Poland (POL) 4:29:15
33 Peter Hodkinson  Great Britain (GBR) 4:29:27
34 Jean-Pierre Garcia  France (FRA) 4:30:03
35 Franciszek Ustarbowski  Poland (POL) 4:36:39
36 Karoly Orban  Hungary (HUN) 4:37:47
37 Jean-Louis Hauth  France (FRA) 4:38:00
38 Jaroslav Pták  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 4:42:16
39 Vytautas Papas  Soviet Union (URS) 4:46:46
Enrique Vera Ibanez  Mexico (MEX) DQ
Algis Sakalis  Soviet Union (URS) DQ
Gerhard Weidner  West Germany (FRG) DNF
Zoltán Rutkai  Hungary (HUN) DNF
Giancarlo Lisi  Italy (ITA) DNF
Stefan Sjunnesson  Sweden (SWE) DNF
Josef Macek  Czechoslovakia (TCH) DNF
Tom Dooley  United States (USA) DNF
Dan OʼConnor  United States (USA) DNF

Team (men)[edit]

The team rankings, named Lugano Trophy, combined the 20km and 50km events team results.[3]

Place Country Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  Mexico 185 pts
2nd, silver medalist(s)  East Germany 180 pts
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Italy 160 pts
4  Soviet Union 128 pts
5  Poland 112 pts
6  West Germany 99 pts
7  France 99 pts
8  Sweden 94 pts
9  Czechoslovakia 82 pts
10  Hungary 69 pts
11  United Kingdom 69 pts
12  United States 56 pts

Women's 5 km[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Siv Gustavsson  Sweden (SWE) 23:19
2nd, silver medalist(s) Carol Tyson  Great Britain (GBR) 23:46
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Margareta Simu  Sweden (SWE) 24:12
4 Judy Farr  Great Britain (GBR) 24:23
5 Britt Holmquist  Sweden (SWE) 24:27
6 Elisabet Olsson  Sweden (SWE) 24:51
7 Beverley Francis  Great Britain (GBR) 25:41
8 Ginney Lovell  Great Britain (GBR) 25:58
9 Christine Coleman  Great Britain (GBR) 26:01
10 Elaine Cox  Great Britain (GBR) 26:14
11 Irene Bateman  Great Britain (GBR) 26:24
12 Siobhan MacAuley  Great Britain (GBR) 27:39
13 Sheila Miller  Australia (AUS) 27:51
14 Pamela Reynolds  Ireland (IRL) 27:58
15 Susan Till  Great Britain (GBR) 28:09
16 Carolyn Gee  Great Britain (GBR) 28:51
17 Shirley Rook  Great Britain (GBR) 29:03
18 Mary Brown  Great Britain (GBR) 29:27
19 Karen Bingham  Great Britain (GBR) 29:39
20 Julie Robery  Great Britain (GBR) 30:29
21 Linda Nicholls  Great Britain (GBR) 31:49
22 M. Servais  BEL 35:52
Marion Fawkes  Great Britain (GBR) DNF

: Invitation event.

Participation[edit]

The participation of 119 athletes (96 men/23 women) from countries is reported.[2]

Qualifying Rounds[edit]

From 1961 to 1985 there were qualifying rounds for the men's competition with the first two winners proceeding to the final. This year, the Soviet Union, the German Democratic Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and México proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

References[edit]

  1. ^ IAAF World Race Walking Cup. GBRAthletics. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  2. ^ a b IAAF WORLD RACE WALKING CUP - SARANSK 2012 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 29 July 2013
  3. ^ "IAAF WORLD RACE WALKING CUP - TAICANG 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES" (PDF). iaaf.org. Retrieved 5 August 2017. Men’s Lugano Trophy(Combining results of 20Km & 50Km)