1978 European Athletics Championships – Women's javelin throw

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The women's javelin throw at the 1978 European Athletics Championships was held in Prague, then Czechoslovakia, at Stadion Evžena Rošického on 31 August and 1 September 1978.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Ruth Fuchs
 East Germany
Silver Tessa Sanderson
 United Kingdom
Bronze Ute Hommola
 East Germany

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

1 September

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Ruth Fuchs  East Germany 69.16 AR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tessa Sanderson  United Kingdom 62.40
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ute Hommola  East Germany 62.32
4 Ute Richter  East Germany 62.04
5 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő  Romania 61.14
6 Eva Helmschmidt  West Germany 60.96
7 Ingrid Thyssen  West Germany 60.18
8 Bernadetta Blechacz  Poland 60.14
9 Nina Nikanorova  Soviet Union 57.50
10 Jadvyga Putinienė  Soviet Union 57.28
11 Elena Burgárová  Czechoslovakia 57.22
12 Ivanka Vancheva  Bulgaria 53.10

Qualification[edit]

31 August

Rank Name Nationality Result Notes
1 Nina Nikanorova  Soviet Union 63.18 Q
2 Ruth Fuchs  East Germany 60.36 Q
3 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő  Romania 59.84 Q
4 Jadvyga Putinienė  Soviet Union 59.84 Q
5 Ingrid Thyssen  West Germany 59.62 Q
6 Ivanka Vancheva  Bulgaria 59.34 Q
7 Tessa Sanderson  United Kingdom 59.04 Q
8 Ute Richter  East Germany 59.00 Q
9 Eva Helmschmidt  West Germany 58.74 Q
10 Bernadetta Blechacz  Poland 58.38 Q
11 Elena Burgárová  Czechoslovakia 57.40 Q
12 Ute Hommola  East Germany 57.18 Q
13 Sofia Sakorafa  Greece 56.76
14 Tsvetanka Mikhailova  Bulgaria 54.72
15 Giuliana Amici  Italy 52.66
16 Lidia Berkhout  Netherlands 52.14

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 16 athletes from 11 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 427–435, retrieved 13 August 2014