1981 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1981 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 10th
Date October 3-4
Host city Valencia, Valencia, Spain Spain
Nations participating 18
Athletes participating 160
Races 3

The 1981 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held on 3 and 4 October 1981 in the streets of Valencia, Spain. The event was also known as IAAF Race Walking World Cup.

Complete results were published.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
Men's 20 km walk Ernesto Canto
 Mexico
1:23:52 Roland Wieser
 East Germany
1:24:12 Alessandro Pezzatini
 Italy
1:24:24
Men's 50 km walk Raúl González
 Mexico
3:48:30 Hartwig Gauder
 East Germany
3:52:18 Sandro Bellucci
 Italy
3:54:57
Lugano Cup (Men)
Team (Men)  Italy 227 pts  Soviet Union 227 pts  Mexico 221 pts
Women
Women's 5 km walk Siv Gustavsson
 Sweden
22:56.9 Aleksandra Deveranskaya
 Soviet Union
23:17.2 Lyudmila Khrushchova
 Soviet Union
23:25.4
Eschborn Cup (Women)
Team (Women)  Soviet Union 105 pts  Sweden 104 pts  Australia 90 pts

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Ernesto Canto  MEX 1:23:52
2nd Roland Wieser  GDR 1:24:12
3rd Alessandro Pezzatini  ITA 1:24:24
4 Yevgeniy Yevsyukov  URS 1:24:51
5 José Marín  ESP 1:25:00
6 Maurizio Damilano  ITA 1:25:08
7 Anatoliy Solomin  URS 1:26:39
8 Pyotr Pochenchuk  URS 1:27:03
9 Bo Gustafsson  SWE 1:27:28
10 Guillaume LeBlanc  CAN 1:28:02
11 Pavol Blažek  TCH 1:28:12
12 Stefan Petrik  TCH 1:28:20
13 Carlo Mattioli  ITA 1:28:52
14 Ralf Meisel  GDR 1:29:24
15 Stanisław Rola  POL 1:29:37
16 Wang Chuntang  CHN 1:29:45
17 Steve Barry  GBR 1:29:56
18 Erling Andersen  NOR 1:30:03
19 Ian McCombie  GBR 1:30:03
20 Eduardo Linares  MEX 1:30:05
21 Todd Scully  USA 1:30:22
22 Jim Heiring  USA 1:30:39
23 Mykola Vynnychenko  URS 1:31:11
24 Jozef Zimka  TCH 1:31:13
25 Marcelino Colín  MEX 1:31:23
26 Zdzisław Szlapkin  POL 1:31:29
27 Bogusław Duda  POL 1:31:35
28 Ray Sharp  USA 1:32:30
29 Bill Dyer  AUS 1:32:52
30 Roger Mills  GBR 1:33:30
31 Andrés Marin  ESP 1:33:46
32 François Lapointe  CAN 1:33:49
33 Amos Seddon  GBR 1:33:52
34 Philippe Lafleur  FRA 1:34:08
35 Per Rasmussen  SWE 1:34:18
36 Jaroslaw Kazmierski  POL 1:34:18
37 Roland Nilsson  SWE 1:34:47
38 Martial Fesselier  FRA 1:35:05
39 Pascal Lenglart  FRA 1:35:59
40 Jozef Pribilinec  TCH 1:36:25
41 Duncan Knox  AUS 1:37:41
42 Denis Terraz  FRA 1:38:40
43 Horst Matern  GDR 1:39:21
44 Francisco Botonero  ESP 1:39:55
45 Tore Strømøy  NOR 1:40:07
46 Michael Stones  CAN 1:41:56
47 Gu Fangyuan  CHN 1:44:47
48 Anders Hjelle  NOR 1:46:05
49 Michael Harvey  AUS 1:46:17
Zhang Fuxin  CHN DQ
Luis Bueno  ESP DQ
Ralf Kowalsky  GDR DQ
Giorgio Damilano  ITA DQ
Felix Gómez  MEX DQ
Owe Hemmingsson  SWE DQ
Steve Pecinovsky  USA DQ
Dave Smith  AUS DNF
Tor-Ivar Guttulsrød  NOR DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Raúl González  MEX 3:48:30
2nd Hartwig Gauder  GDR 3:52:18
3rd Sandro Bellucci  ITA 3:54:57
4 Dietmar Meisch  GDR 3:56:27
5 Arturo Bravo  MEX 3:58:04
6 Martín Bermúdez  MEX 3:58:16
7 Valeriy Suntsov  URS 4:01:30
8 Uwe Dünkel  GDR 4:02:04
9 Gérard Lelièvre  FRA 4:03:06
10 Giacomo Poggi  ITA 4:03:15
11 Viktor Dorovskikh  URS 4:03:51
12 Viktor Grodenchuk  URS 4:07:16
13 Marco Evoniuk  USA 4:07:44
14 Domenico Carpentieri  ITA 4:13:19
15 Bohdan Bułakowski  POL 4:15:34
16 Pavol Jati  TCH 4:17:06
17 Lubos Mackanic  TCH 4:17:11
18 Bengt Simonson  SWE 4:17:57
19 Paolo Grecucci  ITA 4:18:56
20 Ian Richards  GBR 4:21:04
21 Dan OʼConnor  USA 4:22:24
22 Vladimír Podroužek  TCH 4:23:31
23 Krzysztof Drajski  POL 4:25:10
24 Jan Pilczuk  POL 4:26:28
25 Stig-Olof Elovsson  SWE 4:28:08
26 Vince OʼSullivan  USA 4:29:49
27 Wayne Glusker  USA 4:33:01
28 Barry Graham  GBR 4:34:34
29 Max Sjöholm  SWE 4:34:58
30 François Lapointe  CAN 4:35:51
31 Bob Dobson  GBR 4:36:13
32 Pavel Szikora  TCH 4:37:31
33 John Sheard  AUS 4:38:48
34 Dennis Jackson  GBR 4:39:37
35 Cato Viken  NOR 4:41:04
36 Alain Moulinet  FRA 4:42:58
37 Agustin Jorbo  ESP 4:43:03
38 Harry Summers  AUS 4:43:43
39 Stanisław Korneluk  POL 4:47:27
40 Jean-Pierre Saint-Martin  FRA 4:52:04
41 Maurice Dumont  FRA 5:03:32
Rafael Espejo  ESP DQ
Jorge Llopart  ESP DQ
Enrique Vera  MEX DQ
Ragner Hofnes  NOR DQ
Peter Fullager  AUS DNF
Willi Sawall  AUS DNF
Marcel Jobin  CAN DNF
Guillaume LeBlanc  CAN DNF
Michael Stones  CAN DNF
Gu Fangyuan  CHN DNF
Wang Chuntang  CHN DNF
Zhang Fuxin  CHN DNF
Manuel Alcalde  ESP DNF
Ronald Weigel  GDR DNF
Harald Krokli  NOR DNF
Lars Ove Moen  NOR DNF
Torbjørn Janse  SWE DNF
Vyacheslav Fursov  URS DNF

Team (Men)[edit]

Place Country Points
1st  Italy 227 pts
2nd  Soviet Union 227 pts
3rd  Mexico 221 pts
4  East Germany 208 pts
5  Czechoslovakia 176 pts
6  Poland 150 pts
7  United States 148 pts
8  United Kingdom 137 pts
9  Sweden 131 pts
10  France 97 pts
11  Spain 77 pts
12  Canada 74 pts
13  Australia 57 pts
14  Norway 52 pts
15  China 34 pts

Women's 5 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Siv Gustavsson  SWE 22:56.9
2nd Aleksandra Derevinskaya  URS 23:17.2
3rd Lyudmila Khrushchova  URS 23:25.4
4 Fröydis Hilsen  NOR 23:34.4
5 Ann Jansson  SWE 23:42.2
6 Sally Pierson  AUS 23:51.3
7 Sue Cook  AUS 24:04.9
8 Ann Peel  CAN 24:05.9
9 Susan Liers-Westerfield  USA 24:15.8
10 Natalya Sharipova  URS 24:20.7
11 Ann-Marie Larsson  SWE 24:31.0
12 Suzanne Griesbach  FRA 24:35.6
13 Irene Bateman  GBR 24:40.0
14 Margot Vetterli   SUI 24:43.9
15 Lillian Millen  GBR 24:47.4
16 Olga Tshgunova  URS 24:53.2
17 Britt Holmqvist  SWE 25:03.5
18 Jill Barrett  GBR 25:05.1
19 Carol Tyson  GBR 25:10.9
20 Ann Ryan  AUS 25:14.2
21 Gillian Grant  CAN 25:26
22 Teresa Palacios  ESP 25:31
23 Ingrid Adam  FRG 25:34
24 Line Viken  NOR 25:34
25 Bonnie Dillon  USA 25:39
26 Vicki Jones  USA 25:51
27 Mia Kjølberg  NOR 26:08
28 Paula Kash  USA 26:21
29 Claudine Gerald/Richard  FRA 26:35
30 Mandy Holland  CAN 26:44
31 Regine Broders  FRG 26:53
32 Isabelle Dumont  FRA 26:56
33 Jeanine Gosselin  FRA 27:02
34 Joni Bender  CAN 27:04
35 Valeria Carpanese  ITA 27:07
36 Lene Cassidy  DEN 27:16
37 Karin Jensen  DEN 27:17
38 Helga Henrich  FRG 27:23
39 Belén Asensio  ESP 27:27
40 Gunhild Kristiansen  DEN 28:00
41 Begoña Miranda  ESP 28:04
42 Paola Pastorini  ITA 28:12
43 Nuria Lloret  ESP 28:20
44 Renate Bauch  FRG 28:30
45 Laurence Perrin   SUI 29:32
46 Helle Bütow Jørgensen  DEN 30:30
47 Astrid Mignot   SUI 32:02
Lorraine Young-Jachno  AUS DNF
Thorill Gylder  NOR DNF

Team (Women)[edit]

Place Country Points
1st  Soviet Union 105 pts
2nd  Sweden 104 pts
3rd  Australia 90 pts
4  United Kingdom 76 pts
5  Norway 71 pts
6  Canada 68 pts
7  United States 66 pts
8  France 55 pts
9  West Germany 41 pts
10  Spain 33 pts
11   Switzerland 31 pts
12  Denmark 25 pts
13  Italy 15 pts

Participation[edit]

The participation of 160 athletes (111 men/49 women) from 18 countries is reported.[1]

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, México, the Soviet Union, the German Democratic Republic, Italy, Spain, the United States, Australia, Canada, and China proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

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