1972 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The 3rd European Athletics Indoor Championships were held between 11–12 March 1972 in Grenoble, France.

1972 European Athletics Indoor Championships
Allee parc Paul-Mistral - Grenoble.JPG
Dates11–12 March 1972
Host cityGrenoble
France France
VenuePalais des Sports
Events23
Participation264 athletes from
23 nations
Records set7 WB, 11 CR

The track used for the championships was 180 metres long.[1]

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 metres
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  Valeriy Borzov (URS) 5.75 =WB   Aleksandr Kornelyuk (URS) 5.81   Vasilis Papageorgopoulos (GRE) 5.82
400 metres
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  Georg Nückles (FRG) 47.24   Ulrich Reich (FRG) 47.42   Wolfgang Müller (GDR) 47.42
800 metres
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  Jozef Plachý (TCH) 1:48.84   Ivan Ivanov (URS) 1:49.05   Francis Gonzalez (FRA) 1:49.17
1500 metres
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  Jacky Boxberger (FRA) 3:45.66   Spylios Zacharopoulos (GRE) 3:46.08   Jürgen May (FRG) 3:46.42
3000 metres
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  Juris Grustiņš (URS) 8:02.85   Yuriy Aleksashin (URS) 8:03.20   Ulrich Brugger (FRG) 8:05.07
50 metres hurdles
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  Guy Drut (FRA) 6.51 WB   Manfred Schumann (FRG) 6.58   Anatoliy Moshiashvili (URS) 6.59
4 × 360 metres relay
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  Poland
Jan Werner
Waldemar Korycki
Jan Balachowski
Andrzej Badeński
3:11.1   West Germany
Peter Bernreuther
Rolf Krüsmann
Georg Nückles
Ulrich Reich
3:11.9   France
Patrick Salvador
André Paoli
Michel Dach
Gilles Bertould
3:15.6
4 × 720 metres relay
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  West Germany
Thomas Wessinghage
Harald Norpoth
Paul-Heinz Wellmann
Franz-Josef Kemper
6:26.4a   Soviet Union
Aleksey Taranov
Valeriy Taratynov
Ivan Ivanov
Stanislav Meshcherskikh
6:27.0a   Poland
Zenon Szordykowski
Krzysztof Linkowski
Stanisław Waśkiewicz
Andrzej Kupczyk
6:27.6a
High jump
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  István Major (HUN) 2.24 CR   Kęstutis Šapka (URS) 2.22   Jüri Tarmak (URS) 2.22
Pole vault
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  Wolfgang Nordwig (GDR) 5.40 =CR   Hans Lagerqvist (SWE) 5.40   Antti Kalliomäki (FIN) 5.30
Long jump
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  Max Klauss (GDR) 8.02   Hans Baumgartner (FRG) 7.99   Jaroslav Brož (TCH) 7.88
Triple jump
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  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 16.97 WB   Carol Corbu (ROM) 16.89   Valentyn Shevchenko (URS) 16.73
Shot put
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  Hartmut Briesenick (GDR) 20.67 AR   Władysław Komar (POL) 20.32   Jaroslav Brabec (TCH) 19.94

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 metres
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  Renate Stecher (GDR) 6.25 WB   Annegret Richter (FRG) 6.28   Sylviane Telliez (FRA) 6.31
400 metres
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  Christel Frese (FRG) 53.36   Inge Bödding (FRG) 54.60   Erika Weinstein (FRG) 54.73
800 metres
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  Gunhild Hoffmeister (GDR) 2:04.83 CR   Ileana Silai (ROM) 2:05.17   Svetla Zlateva (BUL) 2:05.50
1500 metres
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  Tamara Pangelova (URS) 4:14.62 WB   Lyudmila Bragina (URS) 4:18.35   Vasilena Amzina (BUL) 4:18.84
50 metres hurdles
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  Annelie Ehrhardt (GDR) 6.85 =WB   Teresa Sukniewicz (POL) 6.94   Grażyna Rabsztyn (POL) 7.05
4 × 180 metres relay
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  West Germany
Elfgard Schittenhelm
Christine Tackenberg
Annegret Kroniger
Rita Wilden
1:24.1a   France
Michèle Beugnet
Christiane Marlet
Claudine Meire
Nicole Pani
1:27.6a   Austria
Christa Kepplinger
Maria Sykora
Carmen Mähr
Monika Holzschuster
1:29.5a
4 × 360 metres relay
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  West Germany
Rita Wilden
Erika Weinstein
Christel Frese
Inge Bödding
3:10.85   Soviet Union
Natalya Chistyakova
Lyudmila Aksyonova
Lyubov Zavyalova
Nadezhda Kolesnikova
3:11.20   France
Madeleine Thomas
Bernadette Martin
Nicole Duclos
Colette Besson
3:11.65
High jump
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  Rita Schmidt (GDR) 1.90 WB   Rita Gildemeister (GDR) 1.84   Yordanka Blagoeva (BUL) 1.84
Long jump
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  Brigitte Roesen (FRG) 6.58   Meta Antenen (SUI) 6.42   Jarmila Nygrýnová (TCH) 6.39
Shot put
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  Nadezhda Chizhova (URS) 19.41   Antonina Ivanova (URS) 18.54   Marianne Adam (GDR) 18.30

Medal tableEdit

 
Silver 2nd place medal, European Athletic Indoor Championships, Grenoble, France 11–12 March 1972
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)71210
2  West Germany (FRG)66315
3  Soviet Union (URS)58316
4  France (FRA)2147
5  Poland (POL)1225
6  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1034
7  Hungary (HUN)1001
8  Romania (ROU)0202
9  Greece (GRE)0112
10  Sweden (SWE)0101
   Switzerland (SUI)0101
12  Bulgaria (BUL)0033
13  Austria (AUT)0011
  Finland (FIN)0011
Totals (14 nations)23232369

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit