1982 in athletics (track and field)

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This page contains an overview of the year 1982 in athletics.

International Events[edit]

World records[edit]

Men[edit]

EVENT ATHLETE MARK DATE VENUE
5000m  David Moorcroft (GBR) 13:00:41 July 7 Oslo, Norway
Half Marathon  Michael Musyoki (KEN) 1:01:36 September 19 Philadelphia, USA
Hammer  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 83.98m June 4 Moscow, Soviet Union
Decathlon  Daley Thompson (GBR) 8730 May 23 Götzis, Austria
 Jürgen Hingsen (FRG) 8741 August 15 Athens, Greece
 Daley Thompson (GBR) 8774 September 8 Athens, Greece

Women[edit]

EVENT ATHLETE MARK DATE VENUE
400 metres  Marita Koch (GDR) 48.16 September 8 Athens, Greece
Mile  Mary Slaney (USA) 4:18.08 July 9 Paris, France
 Maricica Puică (ROU) 4:17.44 September 16 Rieti, Italy
3,000 metres  Svetlana Ulmasova (URS) 8:26.78 July 25 Kiev, Soviet Union
5,000 metres  Anne Audain (NZL) 15:13.22 March 17 Auckland, New Zealand
 Mary Slaney (USA) 15:08.26 June 5 Eugene, Oregon, USA
10,000 metres  Mary Slaney (USA) 31:35.3 July 16 Eugene, Oregon, USA
4x400m Relay  East Germany (GDR)
Kirsten Emmelmann
Sabine Busch
Dagmar Neubauer
Marita Koch
3:19.04 September 11 Athens, Greece
Half Marathon  Grete Waitz (NOR) 1:09:57 May 15 Gothenburg, Sweden
Heptathlon  Ramona Neubert (GDR) 6845 June 20 Halle, East Germany

Men's Best Year Performers[edit]

100 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 10.00
2.  Stanley Floyd (USA) 10.03
3.  Calvin Smith (USA) 10.05
4.  Willie Gault (USA) 10.10
5.  Mike Miller (USA) 10.11

200 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Mike Miller (USA) 20.15
2.  Phil Epps (USA) 20.19
3.  Tony Sharpe (CAN) 20.22
4.  James Butler (USA) 20.23
5.  Carl Lewis (USA) 20.27
 Jeff Phillips (USA) 20.27

400 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Sunder Nix (USA) 44.68
2.  Darrell Robinson (USA) 44.69
 Bert Cameron (JAM) 44.69
4.  Hartmut Weber (FRG) 44.72
5.  Hassan El Kashief (SUD) 44.76

800 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Steve Cram (GBR) 1:44.45
2.  Sebastian Coe (GBR) 1:44.48
3.  Rob Druppers (NED) 1:44.54
4.  Garry Cook (GBR) 1:44.71
5.  James Robinson (USA) 1:44.72

1,500 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Sydney Maree (USA) 3:32.12
2.  Steve Scott (USA) 3:32.33
3.  Thomas Wessinghage (FRG) 3:32.85
4.  José Manuel Abascal (ESP) 3:33.12
5.  Ray Flynn (IRL) 3:33.5

Mile[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Steve Scott (USA) 3:47.69
2.  Sydney Maree (USA) 3:48.85
3.  John Walker (NZL) 3:49.08
4.  David Moorcroft (GBR) 3:49.34
5.  Ray Flynn (IRL) 3:49.77

3,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  David Moorcroft (GBR) 7:32.79
2.  Sydney Maree (USA) 7:33.37
3.  John Walker (NZL) 7:37.49
4.  Peter Koech (KEN) 7:39.09
5.  Thomas Wessinghage (FRG) 7:39.34

5,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  David Moorcroft (GBR) 13:00.41
2.  Wodajo Bulti (ETH) 13:07.29
3.  António Leitão (POR) 13:07.70
4.  Henry Rono (KEN) 13:08.97
5.  Peter Koech (KEN) 13:09.50

10,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Fernando Mamede (POR) 27:22.95
2.  Carlos Lopes (POR) 27:24.39
3.  Alberto Salazar (USA) 27:25.61
4.  Alex Hagelsteens (BEL) 27:26.95
5.  Henry Rono (KEN) 27:28.67

Half Marathon[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Michael Musyoki (KEN) 1:01:36 WR

Marathon[edit]

110m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Greg Foster (USA) 13.22
2.  Willie Gault (USA) 13.26
3.  Sam Turner (USA) 13.31
4.  Alejandro Casañas (CUB) 13.36
5.  Mark McKoy (CAN) 13.37

400m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Harald Schmid (FRG) 47.48
2.  David Patrick (USA) 48.44
 David Lee (USA) 48.44
4.  Andre Phillips (USA) 48.45
5.  Larry Cowling (USA) 48.46

3,000m Steeplechase[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Henry Marsh (USA) 8:16.17
2.  Patriz Ilg (FRG) 8:17.04
3.  Wolfgang Konrad (AUT) 8:17.22
4.  Bogusław Mamiński (POL) 8:17.41
5.  Colin Reitz (GBR) 8:18.80

High Jump[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Zhu Jianhua (CHN) 2.33
2.  Gennadiy Byelkov (URS) 2.32
 Milton Ottey (CAN) 2.32
 Del Davis (USA) 2.32
5.  Steven Wray (BAH) 2.31

Long Jump[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.76
2.  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.56
3.  Lutz Dombrowski (GDR) 8.30
4.  Vance Johnson (USA) 8.21
5.  László Szalma (HUN) 8.20
 Viktor Belskiy (URS) 8.20

Triple Jump[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Keith Connor (GBR) 17.57
2.  Ken Lorraway (AUS) 17.46
3.  Gennadiy Valyukevich (URS) 17.42
4.  Aleksandr Beskrovniy (URS) 17.37
5.  Willie Banks (USA) 17.36

Discus[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Luis Delís (CUB) 70.58
2.  Art Burns (USA) 69.96
3.  Georgiy Kolnootchenko (URS) 69.44
4.  Yuriy Dumchev (URS) 69.16
5.  Imrich Bugár (TCH) 68.60

Hammer[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Sergey Litvinov (URS) 83.98
2.  Igor Nikulin (URS) 83.54
3.  Yuriy Syedikh (URS) 81.66
4.  Yuriy Tarasyuk (URS) 80.72
5.  Karl-Hans Riehm (FRG) 79.48

Shot Put[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Dave Laut (USA) 22.02
2.  Udo Beyer (GDR) 21.94
3.  Remigius Machura (TCH) 21.74
4.  Janis Bojars (URS) 21.31
5.  Kevin Akins (USA) 21.27

Pole Vault[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Dave Volz (USA) 5.75
 Jean-Michel Bellot (FRA) 5.75
3.  Billy Olson (USA) 5.72
 Dan Ripley (USA) 5.72
5.  Larry Jessee (USA) 5.71

Javelin (old design)[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Bob Roggy (USA) 95.80
2.  Detlef Michel (GDR) 94.52
3.  Uwe Hohn (GDR) 91.34
4.  Dainis Kula (URS) 90.96
5.  Heino Puuste (URS) 90.72

Decathlon[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.  Daley Thompson (GBR) 8774
2.  Jürgen Hingsen (FRG) 8741
3.  Konstantin Akhapkin (URS) 8485
4.  Siegfried Stark (GDR) 8472
5.  Torsten Voss (FRG) 8397

Women's Best Year Performers[edit]

100 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Marlies Göhr (GDR) 10.88
2.  Evelyn Ashford (USA) 10.93
3.  Bärbel Wöckel (GDR) 10.95
4.  Angella Taylor (CAN) 11.00
5.  Marita Koch (GDR) 11.01

200 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Marita Koch (GDR) 21.76
2.  Bärbel Wöckel (GDR) 22.04
3.  Evelyn Ashford (USA) 22.10
4.  Kathy Cook (GBR) 22.13
5.  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.17

400 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Marita Koch (GDR) 48.16
2.  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 48.85
3.  Bärbel Wöckel (GDR) 49.56
4.  Tatána Kocembová (TCH) 50.41
5.  Kathy Cook (GBR) 50.46

800 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Doina Melinte (ROU) 1:55.05
2.  Olga Mineyeva (URS) 1:55.41
3.  Lyudmila Veselkova (URS) 1:55.96
4.  Ravilya Agletdinova (URS) 1:56.1
5.  Tatyana Mishkel (URS) 1:56.2

1,500 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Olga Dvirna (URS) 3:54.23
2.  Zamira Zaytseva (URS) 3:56.14
3.  Tatyana Pozdnyakova (URS) 3:56.50
4.  Svetlana Guskova (URS) 3:57.05
5.  Maricica Puică (ROU) 3:57.48

Mile[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Maricica Puică (ROU) 4:17.44
2.  Mary Slaney (USA) 4:18.08
3.  Vesela Yatzinska (BUL) 4:21.52
4.  Vanya Stoyanova (BUL) 4:21.78
5.  Tamara Sorokina (URS) 4:21.89

3,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Svetlana Ulmasova (URS) 8:26.78
2.  Svetlana Guskova (URS) 8:29.36
3.  Mary Slaney (USA) 8:29.71
4.  Maricica Puică (ROU) 8:31.67
5.  Galina Zakharova (URS) 8:33.40

5,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Mary Slaney (USA) 15:08.26
2.  Grete Waitz (NOR) 15:08.80
3.  Irina Bondarchuk (URS) 15:12.62
4.  Anne Audain (NZL) 15:13.22
5.  Charlotte Teske (FRG) 15:19.54

10,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Mary Slaney (USA) 31:35.3
2.  Anna Domoradskaya (URS) 31:48.23
3.  Raysa Sadreydinova (URS) 31:55.02
4.  Galina Zakharova (URS) 31:57.0
5.  Lyudmila Baranova (URS) 32:04.88

Half Marathon[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Grete Waitz (NOR) 1:09:57

Marathon[edit]

100m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Yordanka Donkova (BUL) 12.44
2.  Lucyna Kalek (POL) 12.45
3.  Kerstin Knabe (GDR) 12.54
4.  Bettine Jahn (GDR) 12.55
5.  Sabine John (GDR) 12.62

400m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Ann-Louise Skoglund (SWE) 54.57
2.  Petra Pfaff (GDR) 54.89
3.  Chantal Réga (FRA) 54.93
4.  Ellen Fiedler (GDR) 54.96

High Jump[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 2.02
2.  Coleen Sommer (USA) 1.98
 Tamara Bykova (URS)
 Sara Simeoni (ITA)
5.  Jutta Kirst (GDR) 1.97
 Yelena Popkova (URS)

Long Jump[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Valy Ionescu (ROU) 7.20
2.  Anişoara Cuşmir (ROU) 7.15
3.  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 6.98
4.  Tatyana Skachko (URS) 6.92
5.  Jodi Anderson (USA) 6.91

Discus[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Irina Meszynski (URS) 71.40
2.  Mariya Petkova (BUL) 71.20
3.  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) 70.64
4.  Galina Savinkova (URS) 69.90
5.  Gisela Beyer (GDR) 69.76

Shot Put[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Ilona Slupianek (GDR) 21.80
2.  Verzhinia Veselinova (BUL) 21.61
3.  Helena Fibingerová (TCH) 21.55
4.  Liane Schmuhl (GDR) 21.27
5.  Nunu Abashidze (URS) 21.23

Javelin (old design)[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Sofia Sakorafa (GRE) 74.40
2.  Tiina Lillak (FIN) 74.20
3.  Anna Verouli (GRE) 70.02
4.  Petra Rivers (AUS) 69.28
5.  Antje Zöllkau (GDR) 68.38

Heptathlon[edit]

RANK 1982 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.  Ramona Neubert (GDR) 6845
2.  Natalya Grachova (URS) 6646
3.  Sabine John (GDR) 6629
4.  Natalya Shubenkova (URS) 6524
5.  Sabine Everts (FRG) 6523

Births[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 25 — Aarik Wilson, American long jumper and triple jumper

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • April 26 — Ville Ritola (86), Finnish Olympic gold medal runner (b. 1896)
  • June 25 — Ed Hamm (76), American athlete (b. 1906)
  • June 28 — Wiesław Maniak (41), Polish sprinter (b. 1938)
  • August 4 — Henk van der Wal (95), Dutch track and field athlete (b. 1886)

References[edit]