1970 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The 1st European Athletics Indoor Championships were held in 1970 at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, the capital of Austria, between 14-15 March 1970. It replaced the European Indoor Games, an indoor athletics competition which had been held since 1966.

1970 European Athletics Indoor Championships
Wiener Stadthalle Aussen 2008.jpg
Host cityVienna
Austria Austria
Date(s)14–15 March 1970
Main stadiumWiener Stadthalle
Participation279 athletes from
24 nations
Events23
Records set6 WB

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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  Valeriy Borzov (URS) 6.6   Zenon Nowosz (POL) 6.7   Jarkko Tapola (FIN) 6.7
400 metres
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  Aleksandr Bratchikov (URS) 46.8   Andrzej Badeński (POL) 46.9   Yuriy Zorin (URS) 48.4
800 metres
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  Yevgeniy Arzhanov (URS) 1:51.0   Juan Borroz (ESP) 1:51.9   Jože Međimurec (YUG) 1:51.9
1500 metres
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  Henryk Szordykowski (POL) 3:48.8   Frank Murphy (IRL) 3:49.0   Vladimir Panteley (URS) 3:49.8
3000 metres
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  Ricky Wilde (GBR) 7:46.85 WB   Harald Norpoth (FRG) 7:49.50   Javier Álvarez (ESP) 7:52.45
60 metres hurdles
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  Günther Nickel (FRG) 7.8a   Frank Siebeck (GDR) 7.8a   Guy Drut (FRA) 7.8a
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Soviet Union
Yevgeniy Borisenko
Yuriy Zorin
Boris Savchuk
Aleksandr Bratchikov
3:05.9   Poland
Jan Werner
Stanisław Grędziński
Jan Balachowski
Andrzej Badeński
3:07.5   West Germany
Dieter Hübner
Karl-Hermann Tofaute
Ulrich Strohhacker
Helmar Müller
3:10.7
Medley relay
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(2800 m)
  Soviet Union
Aleksander Konnikov
Sergey Kryuchek
Vladimir Kolesnikov
Ivan Ivanov
6:18.0   Poland
Edmund Borowski
Stanisław Waśkiewicz
Kazimierz Wardak
Eryk Żelazny
6:18.8   West Germany
Horst Hasslinger
Lothar Hirsch
Manfred Henne
Ingo Sensburg
6:19.6
High jump
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  Valentin Gavrilov (URS) 2.20   Gerd Dührkop (GDR) 2.17   Șerban Ioan (ROM) 2.17
Pole vault
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  François Tracanelli (FRA) 5.30   Kjell Isaksson (SWE) 5.25   Wolfgang Nordwig (GDR) 5.20
Long jump
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  Tõnu Lepik (URS) 8.05   Klaus Beer (GDR) 7.99   Rafael Blanquer (ESP) 7.92
Triple jump
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  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 16.95 WB   Jörg Drehmel (GDR) 16.74   Șerban Ciochină (ROM) 16.47
Shot put
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  Hartmut Briesenick (GDR) 20.22   Heinz-Joachim Rothenburg (GDR) 19.70   Pierre Colnard (FRA) 18.96

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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  Renate Meissner (GDR) 7.4   Sylviane Telliez (FRA) 7.5   Wilma van den Berg (NED) 7.5
400 metres
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  Marilyn Neufville (GBR) 53.01 WB   Christel Frese (FRG) 53.13   Colette Besson (FRA) 53.63
800 metres
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  Maria Sykora (AUT) 2:07.0   Lyudmila Bragina (URS) 2:07.5   Zofia Kołakowska (POL) 2:07.6
60 metres hurdles
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  Karin Balzer (GDR) 8.2 WB   Liya Khitrina (URS) 8.2 WB   Teresa Sukniewicz (POL) 8.5
4 × 200 metres relay
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  Soviet Union
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
Vera Popkova
Galina Bukharina
Lyudmila Samotyosova
1:35.7   West Germany
Elfgard Schittenhelm
Annelie Wilden
Marianne Bolling
Annegret Kroniger
1:37.6   Austria
Maria Sykora
Brigitte Ortner
Christa Kepplinger
Hanni Burger
1:40.8
Medley relay
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(2000 m)
  France
Sylviane Telliez
Mireille Testanière
Colette Besson
Nicole Duclos
4:58.4   West Germany
Elfgard Schittenhelm
Heidi Gerhard
Christa Merten
Jutta Haase
5:01.1   Soviet Union
Lyudmila Golomazova
Olga Klein
Nadezhda Kolesnikova
Svetlana Moshchenok
5:02.2
High jump
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  Ilona Gusenbauer (AUT) 1.88 WB   Cornelia Popescu (ROM) 1.82   Rita Schmidt (GDR) 1.82
Long jump
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  Viorica Viscopoleanu (ROM) 6.56   Heide Rosendahl (FRG) 6.55   Mirosława Sarna (POL) 6.54
Shot put
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  Nadezhda Chizhova (URS) 18.80 WB   Hannelore Friedel (GDR) 18.39   Marita Lange (GDR) 18.09

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)102315
2  East Germany (GDR)36312
3  France (FRA)2136
4  Austria (AUT)2013
5  Great Britain (GBR)2002
6  West Germany (FRG)1528
7  Poland (POL)1438
8  Romania (ROU)1124
9  Spain (ESP)0123
10  Ireland (IRL)0101
  Sweden (SWE)0101
12  Finland (FIN)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0011
Totals (14 nations)22222266

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit