1966 European Aquatics Championships

The 1966 European Aquatics Championships were held in Utrecht, Netherlands from 20 to 27 August 1966. Titles were contested in swimming, diving and water polo (men).

Medal tableEdit

 
4×100m medley relay women podium. From left to right: Soviet Union, Netherlands and Great Britain

  *   Host nation (Netherlands)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union127524
2  East Germany46515
3  Netherlands*3115
4  France2013
5  Great Britain1337
6  Italy1012
7  Sweden0224
8  Hungary0112
9  Austria0101
  Spain0101
  West Germany0101
12  Finland0011
  Poland0011
  Romania0011
  Yugoslavia0011
Totals (15 nations)23232369

Medal summaryEdit

DivingEdit

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard   Mikhail Safonov (URS) 155.27   Tord Andersson (SWE) 146.30   Franco Cagnotto (ITA) 146.21
10 m platform   Klaus Dibiasi (ITA) 162.92   Brian Phelps (GBR) 152.01   Jerzy Kowalewski (POL) 143.13
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard   Vera Baklanova (URS) 136.59   Delia Reinhard (GDR) 136.05   Tamara Fyedosova (URS) 133.23
10 m platform   Natalya Kuznetsova (URS) 100.93   Ingeborg Pertmayr (AUT) 94.52   Gabriele Krauss Schöpe (GDR) 91.22

SwimmingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle   Bobby McGregor (GBR) 53.7   Leonid Ilyichev (URS) 54.3   Udo Poser (GDR) 54.8
400 m freestyle   Frank Wiegand (GDR) 4:11.1   Semyon Belits-Geiman (URS) 4:13.2   Alain Mosconi (FRA) 4:13.6
1500 m freestyle   Semyon Belits-Geiman (URS) 16:58.5   Alan Kimber (GBR) 17:13.2   Aleksandr Pletnyev (URS) 17:17.9
200 m backstroke   Yuriy Gromak (URS) 2:12.9   Jaime Monzó (ESP) 2:15.7   Joachim Rother (GDR) 2:16.7
200 m breaststroke   Georgiy Prokopenko (URS) 2:30.0   Aleksandr Tutakayev (URS) 2:30.3   Egon Henninger (GDR) 2:30.5
200 m butterfly   Valentin Kuzmin (URS) 2:10.2   Horst-Günter Gregor (GDR) 2:10.6   Anatoliy Skavronskiy (URS) 2:11.2
400 m individual medley   Frank Wiegand (GDR) 4:47.9   Andrey Dunayev (URS) 4:48.7   Klaus Katzur (GDR) 4:55.7
4×100 m freestyle relay   East Germany
Frank Wiegand
Udo Poser
Horst-Günter Gregor
Peter Sommer
3:36.8   Soviet Union
Leonid Ilyichev
Viktor Mazanov
Georgiy Kulikov
Vladimir Shuvalov
3:37.5   Sweden
Lester Eriksson
Göran Jansson
Yngvar Eriksson
Jan Lundin
3:39.0
4×200 m freestyle relay   Soviet Union
Leonid Ilyichev
Semyon Belits-Geiman
Aleksandr Pletnev
Yevgeniy Novikov
8:00.2   East Germany
Horst-Günter Gregor
Alfred Müller
Udo Poser
Frank Wiegand
8:01.6   Sweden
Lester Eriksson
Olle Ferm
Ingvar Eriksson
Jan Lundin
8:04.3
4×100 m medley relay   Soviet Union
Viktor Mazanov
Georgiy Prokopenko
Valentin Kuzmin
Leonid Ilyichev
4:02.4   East Germany
Jürgen Dietze
Egon Henninger
Horst-Günter Gregor
Frank Wiegand
4:02.9   HUN
József Csikány
Ferenc Lenkei
Ákos Gulyás
István Szentirmay
4:05.9

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle   Martina Grunert (GDR) 1:01.2   Judit Turóczy (HUN) 1:02.1   Pauline Sillett (GBR) 1:02.5
400 m freestyle   Claude Mandonnaud (FRA) 4:48.2   Ada Kok (NED) 4:48.7   Tamara Sosnova (URS) 4:50.1
100 m backstroke   Christine Caron (FRA) 1:08.1   Linda Ludgrove (GBR) 1:08.9   Cristina Balaban (ROM) 1:09.7
200 m breaststroke   Galina Prozumenshchikova (URS) 2:40.8   Irina Pozdnyakova (URS) 2:41.9   Jill Slattery (GBR) 2:47.9
100 m butterfly   Ada Kok (NED) 1:05.6   Heike Hustede (FRG) 1:06.3   Eila Pyrhönen (FIN) 1:07.8
400 m individual medley   Betty Heukels (NED) 5:25.0   Heidi Pechstein (GDR) 5:26.0   Lyudmila Khazieva (URS) 5:28.4
4×100 m freestyle relay   Soviet Union
Natalya Sipchenko
Antonina Rudenko
Natalya Ustinova
Tamara Sosnova
4:11.3   Sweden
Ingrid Gustavsson
Ulla Jafvert
Ann-charlott Lilja
Anne-Christine Hagberg
4:12.2   Netherlands
Toos Beumer
Mirjam van Hemert
Bep Weeteling
Lydia Schaap
4:12.8
4×100 m medley relay   Netherlands
Cobie Sikkens
Gretta Kok
Ada Kok
Toos Beumer
4:36.4   Soviet Union
Natalya Mikhaylova
Galina Prozumenshchikova
Tatyana Devyatova
Antonina Rudenko
4:38.2   Great Britain
Linda Ludgrove
Diana Harris
Mary-Anne Cotterill
Pauline Sillett
4:38.4

Water poloEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's competition   Soviet Union   East Germany   Yugoslavia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "European Swimming Championships (Men)". GBRSPORTS.COM. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  • "European Swimming Championships (Women)". GBRSPORTS.COM. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.