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1970 European Aquatics Championships

The 1970 European Aquatics Championships were held in Barcelona, Spain from 5 to 13 September 1970. Titles were contested in swimming, diving and water polo (men). The swimming program was significantly expanded. Both men and women competed in the 200 m freestyle, 100 m breaststroke and 200 individual medley for the first time. Furthermore, in the men's swimming program the 100 m butterfly was introduced and the 100 m backstroke was re-introduced after having been absent for the last two championships. In the women's swimming program, the 800 m freestyle, 200 m backstroke and 200 m butterfly were introduced.

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Spain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany169934
2  Soviet Union64818
3  West Germany46414
4  Sweden3227
5  Hungary2305
6  Italy1225
7  France1203
8  Czechoslovakia1001
9  Yugoslavia0314
10  Spain*0224
11  Netherlands0123
12  Great Britain0044
Totals (12 nations)343434102

Medal summaryEdit

DivingEdit

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard   Franco Cagnotto (ITA) 555.21   Klaus Dibiasi (ITA) 534.72   Vladimir Vasin (URS) 529.80
10 m platform   Lothar Matthes (GDR) 454.74   Klaus Dibiasi (ITA) 444.18   Franco Cagnotto (ITA) 435.36
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard   Heidi Becker (GDR) 420.63   Marina Janicke (GDR) 407.22   Tamara Safonova (URS) 405.60
10 m platform   Milena Duchková (TCH) 336.33   Marina Janicke (GDR) 329.85   Sylvia Fiedler (GDR) 322.26

SwimmingEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle   Michel Rousseau (FRA) 52.9   Roland Matthes (GDR) 53.5   Georgiy Kulikov (URS) 53.7
200 m freestyle   Hans Fassnacht (FRG) 1:55.2   Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 1:55.7   Georgiy Kulikov (URS) 1:56.6
400 m freestyle   Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 4:02.6   Hans Fassnacht (FRG) 4:03.0   Santiago Esteva (ESP) 4:08.3
1500 m freestyle   Hans Fassnacht (FRG) 16:19.9   Werner Lampe (FRG) 16:25.6   Santiago Esteva (ESP) 16:35.7
100 m backstroke   Roland Matthes (GDR) 58.9   Santiago Esteva (ESP) 59.9   Bob Schoutsen (NED) 1:00.4
200 m backstroke   Roland Matthes (GDR) 2:08.8   Santiago Esteva (ESP) 2:09.7   Volker Werner (GDR) 2:11.5
100 m breaststroke   Nikolay Pankin (URS) 1:06.8   Roger-Philippe Menu (FRA) 1:07.8   Rolf Klees (FRG) 1:08.1
200 m breaststroke   Klaus Katzur (GDR) 2:26.0   Nikolay Pankin (URS) 2:26.1   Walter Kusch (FRG) 2:28.2
100 m butterfly   Hans Lampe (FRG) 57.5   Udo Poser (GDR) 57.9   Vladimir Nemshilov (URS) 58.0
200 m butterfly   Udo Poser (GDR) 2:08.0   Folkert Meeuw (FRG) 2:08.2   Hartmut Flöckner (GDR) 2:09.6
200 m individual medley   Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 2:09.3   Matthias Pechmann (GDR) 2:13.6   Hans Ljungberg (SWE) 2:14.3
400 m individual medley   Gunnar Larsson (SWE) 4:36.2   Hans Fassnacht (FRG) 4:36.9   Matthias Pechmann (GDR) 4:40.6
4×100 m freestyle relay   Soviet Union
Vladimir Bure
Viktor Mazanov
Georgiy Kulikov
Leonid Ilyichev
3:32.3   West Germany
Gerhard Schiller
Rainer Jacob
Folkert Meeuw
Hans Fassnacht
3:34.1   East Germany
Roland Matthes
Lutz Unger
Frank Seebald
Udo Poser
3:34.6
4×200 m freestyle relay   West Germany
Werner Lampe
Olaf von Schilling
Folkert Meeuw
Hans Fassnacht
7:49.5   Soviet Union
Georgiy Kulikov
Ahmed Anarbayev
Aleksandr Samsonov
Vladimir Bure
7:52.8   East Germany
Lutz Unger
Wilfried Hartung
Roland Matthes
Udo Poser
7:54.5
4×100 m medley relay   East Germany
Roland Matthes
Klaus Katzur
Udo Poser
Lutz Unger
3:54.4   France
Jean-Paul Berjeau
Roger-Philippe Menu
Alain Mosconi
Michel Rousseau
3:57.6   Soviet Union
Viktor Krasko
Nikolay Pankin
Vladimir Nemshilov
Leonid Ilyichev
3:58.0

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle   Gabriele Wetzko (GDR) 59.6   Mirjana Šegrt (YUG) 1:00.8   Alexandra Jackson (GBR) 1:00.8
200 m freestyle   Gabriele Wetzko (GDR) 2:08.2   Mirjana Šegrt (YUG) 2:11.9   Yvonne Nieber (GDR) 2:12.8
400 m freestyle   Elke Sehmisch (GDR) 4:32.9   Gunilla Jonsson (SWE) 4:36.8   Karin Tülling (GDR) 4:38.0
800 m freestyle   Karin Neugebauer (GDR) 9:29.1   Linda de Boer (NED) 9:35.7   Novella Calligaris (ITA) 9:38.8
100 m backstroke   Tinatin Lekveishvili (URS) 1:07.8   Andrea Gyarmati (HUN) 1:07.9   Cobie Buter (NED) 1:08.5
200 m backstroke   Andrea Gyarmati (HUN) 2:25.5   Barbara Hofmeister (GDR) 2:26.6   Tinatin Lekveishvili (URS) 2:27.1
100 m breaststroke   Galina Stepanova-Prozumenshchikova (URS) 1:15.6   Uta Frommater (FRG) 1:16.9   Alla Grebennikova (URS) 1:16.9
200 m breaststroke   Galina Stepanova-Prozumenshchikova (URS) 2:40.7   Alla Grebennikova (URS) 2:43.5   Dorothy Harrison (GBR) 2:45.6
100 m butterfly   Andrea Gyarmati (HUN) 1:05.0   Helga Lindner (GDR) 1:05.6   Edeltraut Koch (FRG) 1:05.8
200 m butterfly   Helga Lindner (GDR) 2:20.2   Mirjana Šegrt (YUG) 2:24.5   Evelyn Stolze (GDR) 2:25.6
200 m individual medley   Martina Grunert (GDR) 2:26.6   Evelyn Stolze (GDR) 2:29.3   Shelagh Ratcliffe (GBR) 2:29.6
400 m individual medley   Evelyn Stolze (GDR) 5:07.0   Brigitte Schuchardt (GDR) 5:18.3   Shelagh Ratcliffe (GBR) 5:19.6
4×100 m freestyle relay   East Germany
Gabriele Wetzko
Iris Komar
Elke Sehmisch
Sabine Schulze
4:00.8   Hungary
Andrea Gyarmati
Judit Turóczy
Edit Kovács
Magdolna Patoh
4:02.7   Sweden
Elisabeth Berglund
Eva Andersson
Anita Zarnowiecki
Gunilla Jonsson
4:07.4
4×100 m medley relay   East Germany
Barbara Hofmeister
Brigitte Schuchardt
Helga Lindner
Gabriele Wetzko
4:30.1   Soviet Union
Tinatin Lekveishvili
Galina Stepanova-Prozumenshchikova
Valentina Tutayeva
Tatyana Zolotnitskaya
4:31.3   West Germany
Angelika Kraus
Uta Frommater
Heike Nagel
Heidemarie Reineck
4:33.4

Water poloEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's competition   Soviet Union   Hungary   Yugoslavia

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "European Swimming Championships (Men)". GBRSPORTS.COM. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011.
  • "European Swimming Championships (Women)". GBRSPORTS.COM. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 12 June 2011.

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