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The 13th European Athletics Championships were held from 6 September to 12 September 1982 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

13th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1982 European Athletics Championships
Host cityAthens, Greece
Date(s)6 – 12 September 1982
Main stadiumAthens Olympic Stadium
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Participation756 athletes from
29 nations
Events41

Contents

Men's resultsEdit

Complete results were published.[13]

TrackEdit

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Frank Emmelmann
  East Germany
10.21 Pierfrancesco Pavoni
  Italy
10.25 Marian Woronin
  Poland
10.28
200 metres
details
Olaf Prenzler
  East Germany
20.46 Cameron Sharp
  Great Britain
20.47 Frank Emmelmann
  East Germany
20.60
400 metres
details
Hartmut Weber
  West Germany
44.72 CR Andreas Knebel
  East Germany
45.29 Viktor Markin
  Soviet Union
45.30
800 metres
details
Hans-Peter Ferner
  West Germany
1:46.33 Sebastian Coe
  Great Britain
1:46.68 Jorma Härkönen
  Finland
1:46.90
1500 metres
details
Steve Cram
  Great Britain
3:36.49 Nikolay Kirov
  Soviet Union
3:36.99 José Manuel Abascal
  Spain
3:37.04
5000 metres
details
Thomas Wessinghage
  West Germany
13:28.90 Werner Schildhauer
  East Germany
13:30.03 David Moorcroft
  Great Britain
13:30.42
10,000 metres
details
Alberto Cova
  Italy
27:41.03 Werner Schildhauer
  East Germany
27:41.21 Martti Vainio
  Finland
27:42.51
Marathon
details
Gerard Nijboer
  Netherlands
2:15:16 Armand Parmentier
  Belgium
2:15:51 Karel Lismont
  Belgium
2:16:04
110 metres hurdles
details
Thomas Munkelt
  East Germany
13.41 Andrey Prokofyev
  Soviet Union
13.44 Arto Bryggare
  Finland
13.60
400 metres hurdles
details
Harald Schmid
  West Germany
47.48 CR Aleksandr Yatsevich
  Soviet Union
48.60 Uwe Ackermann
  East Germany
48.64
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Patriz Ilg
  West Germany
8:18.52 Bogusław Mamiński
  Poland
8:19.22 Domingo Ramón
  Spain
8:20.48
20 kilometres walk
details
José Marín
  Spain
1:23:43 CR Jozef Pribilinec
  Czechoslovakia
1:25:55 Pavol Blažek
  Czechoslovakia
1:26:13
50 kilometres walk
details
Reima Salonen
  Finland
3:55:29 José Marín
  Spain
3:59:18 Bo Gustafsson
  Sweden
4:01:21
4x100 metres relay
details
Sergey Sokolov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Andrey Prokofyev
Nikolay Sidorov
  Soviet Union
38.60 Detlef Kübeck
Olaf Prenzler
Thomas Munkelt
Frank Emmelmann
  East Germany
38.71 Christian Zirkelbach
Christian Haas
Peter Klein
Erwin Skamrahl
  West Germany
38.71
4x400 metres relay
details
Erwin Skamrahl
Harald Schmid
Thomas Giessing
Hartmut Weber
  West Germany
3.00.51 CR David Jenkins
Garry Cook
Todd Bennett
Phil Brown
  Great Britain
3.00.68 Aleksandr Troshchilo
Pavel Roshchin
Pavel Konovalov
Viktor Markin
  Soviet Union
3.00.80

FieldEdit

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Dietmar Mögenburg
  West Germany
2.30 m =CR Janusz Trzepizur
  Poland
2.27 m Gerd Nagel
  West Germany
2.24 m
Pole vault
details
Aleksandr Krupskiy
  Soviet Union
5.60 m CR Vladimir Polyakov
  Soviet Union
5.60 m =CR Atanas Tarev
  Bulgaria
5.60 m =CR
Long jump
details[nb1]
Lutz Dombrowski
  East Germany
8.41 m w Antonio Corgos
  Spain
8.19 m Jan Leitner
  Czechoslovakia
8.08 m
Triple jump
details
Keith Connor
  Great Britain
17.29 m CR Vasiliy Grishchenkov
  Soviet Union
17.15 m Béla Bakosi
  Hungary
17.04 m
Shot put
details
Udo Beyer
  East Germany
21.50 m CR Jānis Bojārs
  Soviet Union
20.81 m Remigius Machura
  Czechoslovakia
20.59 m
Discus throw
details
Imrich Bugár
  Czechoslovakia
66.64 m Ihor Duhinets
  Soviet Union
65.60 m Wolfgang Warnemünde
  East Germany
64.20 m
Hammer throw
details
Yuriy Sedykh
  Soviet Union
81.66 m CR Igor Nikulin
  Soviet Union
79.44 m Sergey Litvinov
  Soviet Union
78.66 m
Javelin throw
details
Uwe Hohn
  East Germany
91.34 m Heino Puuste
  Soviet Union
89.56 m Detlef Michel
  East Germany
89.32 m
Decathlon
details
Daley Thompson
  Great Britain
8774 pts CR Jürgen Hingsen
  West Germany
8517 pts Siegfried Stark
  East Germany
8433 pts
  • nb1 Lutz Dombrowski from East Germany jumped 8.25 m in the qualification round, which was a new championship record.

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Marlies Göhr
  East Germany
11.01 CR Bärbel Wöckel
  East Germany
11.20 Rose-Aimée Bacoul
  France
11.29
200 metres
details
Bärbel Wöckel
  East Germany
22.04 CR Kathy Smallwood
  Great Britain
22.13 Sabine Rieger
  East Germany
22.51
400 metres
details
Marita Koch
  East Germany
48.16 CR, WR Jarmila Kratochvílová
  Czechoslovakia
48.85 Taťána Kocembová
  Czechoslovakia
50.55
800 metres
details
Olga Mineyeva
  Soviet Union
1:55.41 CR Lyudmila Veselkova
  Soviet Union
1:55.96 Margrit Klinger
  West Germany
1:57.22
1500 metres
details
Olga Dvirna
  Soviet Union
3:57.80 CR Zamira Zaytseva
  Soviet Union
3:58.82 Gabriella Dorio
  Italy
3:59.02
3000 metres
details
Svetlana Ulmasova
  Soviet Union
8:30.28 CR Maricica Puică
  Romania
8:33.33 Yelena Sipatova
  Soviet Union
8:34.06
Marathon
details
Rosa Mota
  Portugal
2:36:04 Laura Fogli
  Italy
2:36:29 Ingrid Kristiansen
  Norway
2:36:39
100 metres hurdles
details [nb1]
Lucyna Kałek
  Poland
12.45 =CR Yordanka Donkova
  Bulgaria
12.54 Kerstin Knabe
  East Germany
12.54
400 metres hurdles
details
Ann-Louise Skoglund
  Sweden
54.58 CR Petra Pfaff
  East Germany
54.89 Chantal Réga
  France
54.93
4x100 metres relay
details
Gesine Walther
Bärbel Wöckel
Sabine Rieger
Marlies Göhr
  East Germany
42.19 CR Wendy Hoyte
Kathy Smallwood
Bev Callender
Shirley Thomas
  Great Britain
42.66 Laurence Bily
Marie-Christine Cazier
Rose-Aimée Bacoul
Liliane Gaschet
  France
42.69
4x400 metres relay
details
Kirsten Siemon
Sabine Busch
Dagmar Rübsam
Marita Koch
  East Germany
3:19.04 CR, WR Věra Tylová
Milena Matejkovičová
Taťána Kocembová
Jarmila Kratochvílová
  Czechoslovakia
3:22.17 Yelena Didilenko
Irina Olkhovnikova
Olga Mineyeva
Irina Baskakova
  Soviet Union
3:22.79
  • nb1 Lucyna Kałek also ran 12.45 in the heats, which was a new championship record.

FieldEdit

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Ulrike Meyfarth
  West Germany
2.02 m CR Tamara Bykova
  Soviet Union
1.97 m Sara Simeoni
  Italy
1.97 m
Long jump
details
Vali Ionescu
  Romania
6.79 m Anişoara Cuşmir-Stanciu
  Romania
6.73 m Yelena Ivanova
  Soviet Union
6.73 m
Shot put
details
Ilona Slupianek
  East Germany
21.59 m CR Helena Fibingerová
  Czechoslovakia
20.94 m Nunu Abashidze
  Soviet Union
20.82 m
Discus throw
details
Tsvetanka Khristova
  Bulgaria
68.34 m Mariya Petkova
  Bulgaria
67.94 m Galina Savinkova
  Soviet Union
67.82 m
Javelin throw
details
Anna Verouli
  Greece
70.02 m CR Antje Kempe
  East Germany
67.94 m Sofia Sakorafa
  Greece
67.04 m
Heptathlon
details
Ramona Neubert
  East Germany
6664 pts Sabine Mobius-Paetz
  East Germany
6594 pts Sabine Everts
  West Germany
6418 pts

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Greece)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)138728
2  West Germany (FRG)81413
3  Soviet Union (URS)612826
4  Great Britain (GBR)3519
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1449
6  Italy (ITA)1225
  Spain (ESP)1225
8  Bulgaria (BUL)1214
  Poland (POL)1214
10  Romania (ROU)1203
11  Finland (FIN)1034
12  Greece (GRE)*1012
  Sweden (SWE)1012
14  Netherlands (NED)1001
  Portugal (POR)1001
16  Belgium (BEL)0112
17  France (FRA)0033
18  Hungary (HUN)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (19 nations)414141123

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 777 athletes from 30 countries participated in the event, 21 athletes more than the official number of 756, and one country more than the official number of 29 as published.[14]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

Differences to competition format since the 1978 European Championships:

New events added:
  • Women's marathon
  • Women's heptathlon replaces the pentathlon

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 6, 1982), Coe's hunger undiminished by late scare, Glasgow Herald, p. 18, retrieved September 13, 2014
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 7, 1982), Battle of the decathlon giants, Glasgow Herald, p. 25, retrieved September 13, 2014
  3. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 7, 1982), Sharp second fastes in heats, Glasgow Herald, p. 26, retrieved September 13, 2014
  4. ^ All in order for Coe to run in 1500, Glasgow Herald, September 7, 1982, p. 26, retrieved September 13, 2014
  5. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 8, 1982), Moorcroft fostering a drem in Athens, Glasgow Herald, p. 19, retrieved September 13, 2014
  6. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 8, 1982), Thompson fights off injury to take lead, Glasgow Herald, p. 20, retrieved September 13, 2014
  7. ^ Sharp edged out in a photo finish, Glasgow Herald, September 8, 1982, p. 20, retrieved September 13, 2014
  8. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 9, 1982), Thompson's gold but silver for Coe, Glasgow Herald, p. 18, retrieved September 13, 2014
  9. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 10, 1982), Sharp's best is not quite good enough, Glasgow Herald, p. 26, retrieved September 13, 2014
  10. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 11, 1982), Connor collects gold with a hop, skip and a jump, Glasgow Herald, retrieved September 13, 2014
  11. ^ Dutch write-off wins marathon, Glasgow Herald, September 13, 1982, p. 16, retrieved September 13, 2014
  12. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 13, 1982), Triumph and tragedy for young British pair, Glasgow Herald, retrieved September 13, 2014
  13. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 436–443, retrieved 13 August 2014
  14. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014