1971 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The 2nd European Athletics Indoor Championships were held on 13 and 14 March 1971 in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

1971 European Athletics Indoor Championships
Host citySofia
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Date(s)13–14 March 1971
Main stadiumFestivalna
Participation317 athletes from
23 nations
Events23
Records set3 WR, 7 CR

The track used for the championships was 200 metres long.[1]

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
  Valeriy Borzov (URS) 6.6a   Jobst Hirscht (FRG) 6.7a   Manfred Kokot (GDR) 6.8a
400 metres
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  Andrzej Badeński (POL) 46.8 =AR   Boris Savchuk (URS) 47.4   Aleksandr Bratchikov (URS) 47.6
800 metres
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  Yevgeniy Arzhanov (URS) 1:48.7   Phil Lewis (GBR) 1:50.5   Andrzej Kupczyk (POL) 1:50.5
1500 metres
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  Henryk Szordykowski (POL) 3:41.4 CR   Vladimir Panteley (URS) 3:41.5   Gianni Del Buono (ITA) 3:42.1
3000 metres
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  Peter Stewart (GBR) 7:53.6   Wilfried Scholz (GDR) 7:54.4   Yuriy Aleksashin (URS) 8:01.2
60 metres hurdles
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  Eckart Berkes (FRG) 7.8a   Aleksandr Demus (URS) 7.9a   Sergio Liani (ITA) 7.9a
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Poland
Waldemar Korycki
Jan Werner
Andrzej Badeński
Jan Balachowski
3:11.1   Soviet Union
Aleksandr Bratchikov
Semyon Kocher
Boris Savchuk
Yevgeniy Borisenko
3:11.9   Bulgaria
Krestyu Khristov
Alexander Yanev
Alexander Popov
Yordan Todorov
3:15.6
4 × 800 metres relay
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  Soviet Union
Valeriy Taratynov
Stanislav Meshcherskich
Aleksey Taranov
Viktor Semyashkin
7:17.8   Poland
Krzysztof Linkowski
Zenon Szordykowski
Michał Skowronek
Kazimierz Wardak
7:19.2   West Germany
Paul-Heinz Wellmann
Godehard Brysch
Dieter Friedrich
Bernd Eppler
7:25.0
High jump
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  István Major (HUN) 2.17   Jüri Tarmak (URS) 2.17   Endre Kelemen (HUN) 2.17
Pole vault
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  Wolfgang Nordwig (GDR) 5.40 WR   Kjell Isaksson (SWE) 5.35   Yuriy Isakov (URS) 5.30
Long jump
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  Hans Baumgartner (FRG) 8.12   Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (URS) 7.91   Vasile Sarucan (ROM) 7.88
Triple jump
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  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 16.83   Carol Corbu (ROM) 16.83   Gennadiy Savlevich (URS) 16.24
Shot put
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  Hartmut Briesenick (GDR) 20.19   Valeriy Voykin (URS) 19.54   Ricky Bruch (SWE) 19.50

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
  Renate Stecher (GDR) 7.3a   Sylviane Telliez (FRA) 7.4a   Annegret Irrgang (FRG) 7.4a
400 metres
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  Vera Popkova (URS) 53.7   Inge Bödding (FRG) 54.3   Maria Sykora (AUT) 54.4
800 metres
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  Hildegard Falck (FRG) 2:06.1   Ileana Silai (ROM) 2:06.5   Rosemary Stirling (GBR) 2:06.6
1500 metres
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  Margaret Beacham (GBR) 4:17.2 WR   Lyudmila Bragina (URS) 4:17.8   Tamara Pangelova (URS) 4:18.1
60 metres hurdles
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  Karin Balzer (GDR) 8.1a WR   Annelie Ehrhardt (GDR) 8.1a   Teresa Sukniewicz (POL) 8.3a
4 × 200 metres relay
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  Soviet Union
Marina Nikiforova
Tatyana Kondrasheva
Lyudmila Aksyonova
Natalya Chistyakova
1:37.1   West Germany
Annelie Wilden
Elfgard Schittenhelm
Annegret Kroniger
Christine Tackenberg
1:38.0   Bulgaria
Ivanka Venkova
Ivanka Koshnicharska
Sofka Kazandzhieva
Monka Bobcheva
1:39.7
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Soviet Union
Lyubov Finogenova
Galina Kamardina
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Aksyonova
3:36.6   West Germany
Gisela Ahlemeyer
Gisela Ellenberger
Annette Rückes
Christa Czekay
3:39.6   Bulgaria
Svetla Slateva
Stefka Yordanova
Dzhena Bineva
Tonka Petrova
3:47.8
High jump
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  Milada Karbanová (TCH) 1.80   Vera Gavrilova (URS) 1.80   Cornelia Popescu (ROM) 1.78
Long jump
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  Heide Rosendahl (FRG) 6.64   Irena Szewińska (POL) 6.56   Viorica Viscopoleanu (ROM) 6.53
Shot put
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  Nadezhda Chizhova (URS) 19.70 CR   Margitta Gummel (GDR) 19.50   Antonina Ivanova (URS) 18.69

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)89623
2  West Germany (FRG)44210
3  East Germany (GDR)4318
4  Poland (POL)3227
5  Great Britain (GBR)2114
6  Hungary (HUN)1012
7  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1001
8  Romania (ROM)0235
9  Sweden (SWE)0112
10  France (FRA)0101
11  Bulgaria (BUL)0033
12  Italy (ITA)0022
13  Austria (AUT)0011
Totals (13 nations)23232369

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2013 EIC statistics handbook" (PDF). European Athletics. Retrieved 29 December 2018.

External linksEdit