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1982 European Championships in Athletics

13th European Athletics Championships
The logo of the 1982 European Athletics Championships
Host city Athens, Greece
Date(s) 6 – 12 September 1982
Main stadium Athens Olympic Stadium
Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 756 athletes from
29 nations
Events 41

The 13th European Athletics Championships were held from 6 September to 12 September 1982 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Men's results

Complete results were published.[13]

Track

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 |

1990 |
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
Frank Emmelmann
East Germany
10.21 Pierfrancesco Pavoni
Italy
10.25 Marian Woronin
Poland
10.28
200 metres
Olaf Prenzler
East Germany
20.46 Cameron Sharp
Great Britain
20.47 Frank Emmelmann
East Germany
20.60
400 metres
Hartmut Weber
West Germany
44.72 Andreas Knebel
East Germany
45.29 Viktor Markin
Soviet Union
45.30
800 metres
Hans-Peter Ferner
West Germany
1:46.33 Sebastian Coe
Great Britain
1:46.66 Jorma Härkönen
Finland
1:46.90
1500 metres
Steve Cram
Great Britain
3:36.49 Nikolay Kirov
Soviet Union
3:36.99 José Manuel Abascal
Spain
3:37.04
5000 metres
Thomas Wessinghage
West Germany
13:28.90 Werner Schildhauer
East Germany
13:30.03 David Moorcroft
Great Britain
13:30.42
10,000 metres
Alberto Cova
Italy
27:41.03 Werner Schildhauer
East Germany
27:41.21 Martti Vainio
Finland
27:42.51
Marathon
Gerard Nijboer
Netherlands
2:15:16 Armand Parmentier
Belgium
2:15:51 Karel Lismont
Belgium
2:16:04
110 metres hurdles
Thomas Munkelt
East Germany
13.41 Andrey Prokofyev
Soviet Union
13.44 Arto Bryggare
Finland
13.60
400 metres hurdles
Harald Schmid
West Germany
47.48 Aleksandr Yatsevich
Soviet Union
48.60 Uwe Ackermann
East Germany
48.64
3000 metres steeplechase
Patriz Ilg
West Germany
8:18.52 Bogusław Mamiński
Poland
8:19.22 Domingo Ramón
Spain
8:20.48
20 kilometres walk
José Marín
Spain
1:23:43 Jozef Pribilinec
Czechoslovakia
1:25:55 Pavol Blažek
Czechoslovakia
1:26:13
50 kilometres walk
Reima Salonen
Finland
3:55:29 José Marín
Spain
3:59:18 Bo Gustafsson
Sweden
4:01:21
4x100 metres relay
Sergey Sokolov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Andrey Prokofyev
Nikolay Sidorov
Soviet Union
38.60 Detlef Kübeck
Olaf Prenzler
Thomas Munkelt
Frank Emmelmann
East Germany
38.71 Christian Zirkelbach
Christian Haas
Peter Klein
Erwin Skamrahl
West Germany
38.71
4x400 metres relay
Erwin Skamrahl
Harald Schmid
Thomas Giessing
Hartmut Weber
West Germany
3.00.51 David Jenkins
Garry Cook
Todd Bennett
Phil Brown
Great Britain
3.00.68 Aleksandr Troshchilo
Pavel Roshchin
Pavel Konovalov
Viktor Markin
Soviet Union
3.00.80

Field

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 |

1990 |
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
Dietmar Mögenburg
West Germany
2.30 Janusz Trzepizur
Poland
2.27 Gerd Nagel
West Germany
2.24
Long jump
Lutz Dombrowski
East Germany
8.41 Antonio Corgos
Spain
8.19 Jan Leitner
Czechoslovakia
8.08
Pole vault
Aleksandr Krupskiy
Soviet Union
5.60 Vladimir Polyakov
Soviet Union
5.60 Atanas Tarev
Bulgaria
5.60
Triple jump
Keith Connor
Great Britain
17.29 Vasiliy Grishchenkov
Soviet Union
17.15 Béla Bakosi
Hungary
17.04
Shot put
Udo Beyer
East Germany
21.50 Jānis Bojārs
Soviet Union
20.81 Remigius Machura
Czechoslovakia
20.59
Discus throw
Imrich Bugár
Czechoslovakia
66.64 Igor Duginyets
Soviet Union
65.60 Wolfgang Warnemünde
East Germany
64.20
Javelin throw
Uwe Hohn
East Germany
91.34 Heino Puuste
Soviet Union
89.56 Detlef Michel
East Germany
89.32
Hammer throw
Yuriy Sedykh
Soviet Union
81.66 Igor Nikulin
Soviet Union
79.44 Sergey Litvinov
Soviet Union
78.66
Decathlon
Daley Thompson
Great Britain
8774 Jürgen Hingsen
West Germany
8517 Siegfried Stark
East Germany
8433

Women's results

Track

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 |

1990 |
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
Marlies Göhr
East Germany
11.01 Bärbel Wöckel
East Germany
11.20 Rose-Aimée Bacoul
France
11.29
200 metres
Bärbel Wöckel
East Germany
22.04 Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Great Britain
22.13 Sabine Rieger
East Germany
22.51
400 metres
Marita Koch
East Germany
48.16
WR
Jarmila Kratochvílová
Czechoslovakia
48.85 Taťána Kocembová
Czechoslovakia
50.55
800 metres
Olga Mineyeva
Soviet Union
1:55.41 Lyudmila Veselkova
Soviet Union
1:55.96 Margrit Klinger
West Germany
1:57.22
1500 metres
Olga Dvirna
Soviet Union
3:57.80 Zamira Zaytseva
Soviet Union
3:58.82 Gabriella Dorio
Italy
3:59.02
3000 metres
Svetlana Ulmasova
Soviet Union
8:30.28 Maricica Puică
Romania
8:33.33 Yelena Sipatova
Soviet Union
8:34.06
Marathon
Rosa Mota
Portugal
2:36:04 Laura Fogli
Italy
2:36:29 Ingrid Kristiansen
Norway
2:36:39
100 metres hurdles
Lucyna Kałek
Poland
12.45 Yordanka Donkova
Bulgaria
12.54 Kerstin Knabe
East Germany
12.54
400 metres hurdles
Ann-Louise Skoglund
Sweden
54.58 Petra Pfaff
East Germany
54.89 Chantal Réga
France
54.93
4x100 metres relay
Gesine Walther
Bärbel Wöckel
Sabine Rieger
Marlies Göhr
East Germany
42.19 Wendy Hoyte
Kathy Smallwood-Cook
Beverley Goddard
Shirley Thomas
Great Britain
42.66 Laurence Bily
Marie-Christine Cazier
Rose-Aimée Bacoul
Liliane Gaschet
France
42.69
4x400 metres relay
Kirsten Siemon
Sabine Busch
Dagmar Rübsam
Marita Koch
East Germany
3:19.04 WR Věra Tylová
Milena Matejkovičová
Taťána Kocembová
Jarmila Kratochvílová
Czechoslovakia
3:22.17 Yelena Didilenko
Irina Olkhovnikova
Olga Mineyeva
Irina Baskakova
Soviet Union
3:22.79

Field

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 |

1990 |
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
Ulrike Meyfarth
West Germany
2.02 Tamara Bykova
Soviet Union
1.97 Sara Simeoni
Italy
1.97
Long jump
Vali Ionescu
Romania
6.79 Anişoara Cuşmir-Stanciu
Romania
6.73 Yelena Ivanova
Soviet Union
6.73
Shot put
Ilona Slupianek
East Germany
21.59 Helena Fibingerová
Czechoslovakia
20.94 Nunu Abashidze
Soviet Union
20.82
Discus throw
Tsvetanka Khristova
Bulgaria
68.34 Mariya Petkova
Bulgaria
67.94 Galina Savinkova
Soviet Union
67.82
Javelin throw
Anna Verouli
Greece
70.02 Antje Kempe
East Germany
67.94 Sofia Sakorafa
Greece
67.04
Heptathlon
Ramona Neubert
East Germany
6664 Sabine Mobius-Paetz
East Germany
6594 Sabine Everts
West Germany
6418

Medals table

      Host nation (Greece)
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 East Germany 13 8 7 28
2 West Germany 8 1 4 13
3 Soviet Union 6 12 8 26
4 Great Britain 3 5 1 9
5 Czechoslovakia 1 4 4 9
6 Italy 1 2 2 5
6 Spain 1 2 2 5
8 Bulgaria 1 2 1 4
8 Poland 1 2 1 4
10 Romania 1 2 0 3
11 Finland 1 0 3 4
12 Greece 1 0 1 2
12 Sweden 1 0 1 2
14 Netherlands 1 0 0 1
14 Portugal 1 0 0 1
16 Belgium 0 1 1 2
17 France 0 0 3 3
18 Hungary 0 0 1 1
18 Norway 0 0 1 1
19 Total 41 41 41 123

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 777 athletes from 30 countries participated in the event, 21 athletes more than the official number of 756, and one country more than the official number of 29 as published.[14]

Notes

Differences to competition format since the 1978 European Championships:

New events added:
  • Women's marathon
  • Women's heptathlon replaces the pentathlon

See also

References

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 6, 1982), Coe's hunger undiminished by late scare, Glasgow Herald, p. 18, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 7, 1982), Battle of the decathlon giants, Glasgow Herald, p. 25, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  3. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 7, 1982), Sharp second fastes in heats, Glasgow Herald, p. 26, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  4. ^ All in order for Coe to run in 1500, Glasgow Herald, September 7, 1982, p. 26, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  5. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 8, 1982), Moorcroft fostering a drem in Athens, Glasgow Herald, p. 19, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  6. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 8, 1982), Thompson fights off injury to take lead, Glasgow Herald, p. 20, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  7. ^ Sharp edged out in a photo finish, Glasgow Herald, September 8, 1982, p. 20, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  8. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 9, 1982), Thompson's gold but silver for Coe, Glasgow Herald, p. 18, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  9. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 10, 1982), Sharp's best is not quite good enough, Glasgow Herald, p. 26, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  10. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 11, 1982), Connor collects gold with a hop, skip and a jump, Glasgow Herald, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  11. ^ Dutch write-off wins marathon, Glasgow Herald, September 13, 1982, p. 16, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  12. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 13, 1982), Triumph and tragedy for young British pair, Glasgow Herald, retrieved September 13, 2014 
  13. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 436–443, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  14. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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