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1986 European Athletics Championships

The 14th European Athletics Championships were held from 26 to 31 August 1986 at the Neckarstadion, now known as Mercedes-Benz Arena, in Stuttgart, a city in West Germany. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

14th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1986 European Athletics Championships
Host cityStuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Date(s)26 – 31 August 1986
Main stadiumNeckarstadion
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Participation906 athletes from
31 nations
Events43

Men's resultsEdit

Complete results were published.[16]

TrackEdit

1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Linford Christie
  Great Britain
10.15 Steffen Bringmann
  East Germany
10.20 Bruno Marie-Rose
  France
10.21
200 metres
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Vladimir Krylov
  Soviet Union
20.52 Jürgen Evers
  West Germany
20.75 Andrey Fedoriv
  Soviet Union
20.84
400 metres
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Roger Black
  Great Britain
44.59 Thomas Schönlebe
  East Germany
44.63 Mathias Schersing
  East Germany
44.85
800 metres
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Sebastian Coe
  Great Britain
1:44.50 Tom McKean
  Great Britain
1:44.61 Steve Cram
  Great Britain
1:44.88
1500 metres
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Steve Cram
  Great Britain
3:41.09 Sebastian Coe
  Great Britain
3:41.67 Han Kulker
  Netherlands
3:42.11
5000 metres
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Jack Buckner
  Great Britain
13:10.15 Stefano Mei
  Italy
13:11.57 Tim Hutchings
  Great Britain
13:12.88
10,000 metres
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Stefano Mei
  Italy
27:56.79 Alberto Cova
  Italy
27:57.93 Salvatore Antibo
  Italy
28:00.25
Marathon
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Gelindo Bordin
  Italy
2: 10:54 Orlando Pizzolato
  Italy
2: 10:57 Herbert Steffny
  West Germany
2: 11:30
110 metres hurdles
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Stéphane Caristan
  France
13.20 Arto Bryggare
  Finland
13.42 Carlos Sala
  Spain
13.50
400 metres hurdles
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Harald Schmid
  West Germany
48:65 Aleksandr Vasilyev
  Soviet Union
48:76 Sven Nylander
  Sweden
49:38
3000 metres steeplechase
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Hagen Melzer
  East Germany
8:16.65 Francesco Panetta
  Italy
8:16.85 Patriz Ilg
  West Germany
8:16.92
20 kilometres walk
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Jozef Pribilinec
  Czechoslovakia
1: 21:15 Maurizio Damilano
  Italy
1: 21:17 Miguel Ángel Prieto
  Spain
1: 21:36
50 kilometres walk
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Hartwig Gauder
  East Germany
3: 40:55 Vyacheslav Ivanenko
  Soviet Union
3: 41:54 Valeriy Suntsov
  Soviet Union
3: 42:38
4x100 metres relay
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Aleksandr Yevgenyev
Nikolay Yuschmanov
Vladimir Muravyov
Viktor Bryzgin
  Soviet Union (URS)
38.29 Thomas Schröder
Steffen Bringmann
Olaf Prenzler
Frank Emmelmann
  East Germany (GDR)
38.64 Elliot Bunney
Daley Thompson
Mike McFarlane
Linford Christie
  Great Britain (GBR)
38.71
4x400 metres relay
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Derek Redmond
Kriss Akabusi
Brian Whittle
Roger Black
  Great Britain (GBR)
2:59.84 Klaus Just
Edgar Itt
Harald Schmid
Ralf Lübke
  West Germany (FRG)
3:00.17 Vladimir Prosin
Vladimir Krylov
Arkadiy Kornilov
Aleksandr Kurotchikin
  Soviet Union (URS)
3:00.47

FieldEdit

1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Igor Paklin
  Soviet Union
2.34 Sergey Malchenko
  Soviet Union
2.31 Carlo Thränhardt
  West Germany
2.31
Long jump
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Robert Emmiyan
  Soviet Union
8.41 Sergey Layevskiy
  Soviet Union
8.01 Giovanni Evangelisti
  Italy
7.92
Pole vault
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Sergey Bubka
  Soviet Union
5.85 Vasiliy Bubka
  Soviet Union
5.75 Philippe Collet
  France
5.75
Triple jump
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Khristo Markov
  Bulgaria
17.66 Māris Bružiks
  Soviet Union
17.33 Oleg Protsenko
  Soviet Union
17.28
Shot put
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Werner Günthör
   Switzerland
22.22 Ulf Timmermann
  East Germany
21.84 Udo Beyer
  East Germany
20.74
Discus throw
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Romas Ubartas
  Soviet Union
67.08 Georgiy Kolnootchenko
  Soviet Union
66.32 Vaclavas Kidykas
  Soviet Union
65.60
Javelin throw
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Klaus Tafelmeier
  West Germany
84.76 Detlef Michel
  East Germany
81.90 Viktor Yevsyukov
  Soviet Union
81.80
Hammer throw
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Yuriy Sedykh
  Soviet Union
86.74
WR
Sergey Litvinov
  Soviet Union
85.74 Igor Nikulin
  Soviet Union
82.20
Decathlon
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Daley Thompson
  Great Britain
8811 Jürgen Hingsen
  West Germany
8730 Siegfried Wentz
  West Germany
8676

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Marlies Göhr
  East Germany
10.91 Aneliya Nuneva
  Bulgaria
11.04 Nelli Cooman
  Netherlands
11.08
200 metres
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Heike Drechsler
  East Germany
21.71
WR
Marie-Christine Cazier
  France
22.32 Silke Gladisch
  East Germany
22.64
400 metres
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Marita Koch
  East Germany
48.22 Olga Vladykina
  Soviet Union
49.67 Petra Muller
  East Germany
49.88
800 metres
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Nadezhda Olizarenko
  Soviet Union
1:57.15 Sigrun Wodars
  East Germany
1:57.42 Lyubov Gurina
  Soviet Union
1:57.73
1500 metres
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Ravilya Agletdinova
  Soviet Union
4:01.19 Tetyana Samolenko
  Soviet Union
4:02.36 Doina Melinte
  Romania
4:02.44
3000 metres
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Olga Bondarenko
  Soviet Union
8:33.99 Maricica Puică
  Romania
8:35.92 Yvonne Murray
  Great Britain
8:37.15
10,000 metres
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Ingrid Kristiansen
  Norway
30:23.25 Olga Bondarenko
  Soviet Union
30:57.21 Ulrike Bruns
  East Germany
31:19.76
Marathon
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Rosa Mota
  Portugal
2:28:38 Laura Fogli
  Italy
2:32:52 Yekaterina Khramenkova
  Soviet Union
2:34:18
100 metres hurdles
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Yordanka Donkova
  Bulgaria
12.38 Cornelia Oschkenat
  East Germany
12.55 Ginka Zagorcheva
  Bulgaria
12.70
400 metres hurdles
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Marina Stepanova
  Soviet Union
53.32
WR
Sabine Busch
  East Germany
53.60 Cornelia Feuerbach
  East Germany
54.13
10 kilometres walk
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Mari Cruz Díaz
  Spain
46:09 Ann Jansson
  Sweden
46:13 Siv Ibáñez
  Sweden
46:19
4x100 metres relay
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Silke Gladisch
Sabine Rieger
Ingrid Auerswald
Marlies Göhr
  East Germany (GDR)
41.84 Ginka Zagorcheva
Aneliya Nuneva
Yordanka Donkova
Nadezhda Georgieva
  Bulgaria (BUL)
42.68 Antonia Nastorburko
Natalya Bochina
Marina Zhirova
Olga Zolotaryova
  Soviet Union (URS)
42.74
4x400 metres relay
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Kirsten Emmelmann
Sabine Busch
Petra Müller
Marita Koch
  East Germany (GDR)
3:16.87 Gisela Kinzel
Ute Thimm
Heidi-Elke Gaugel
Gaby Bussmann
  West Germany (FRG)
3:22.80 Ewa Kasprzyk
Marzena Wojdecka
Elżbieta Kapusta
Genowefa Błaszak
  Poland (POL)
3:24.65

FieldEdit

1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Stefka Kostadinova
  Bulgaria
2.00 Svetlana Isaeva-Leseva
  Bulgaria
1.93 Olga Turchak
  Soviet Union
1.93
Long jump
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Heike Drechsler
  East Germany
7.27 Galina Chistyakova
  Soviet Union
7.09 Helga Radtke
  East Germany
6.89
Shot put
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Heidi Krieger
  East Germany
21.10 Ines Müller
  East Germany
20.81 Natalya Akhrimenko
  Soviet Union
20.68
Discus throw
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Diana Sachse
  East Germany
71.36 Tsvetanka Khristova
  Bulgaria
69.52 Martina Opitz
  East Germany
68.26
Javelin throw
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Fatima Whitbread
  Great Britain
77.44 Petra Felke
  East Germany
72.52 Beate Peters
  West Germany
68.04
Heptathlon
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Anke Behmer
  East Germany
6717 Natalya Schubenkova
  Soviet Union
6645 Judy Simpson
  Great Britain
6623

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Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (West Germany)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)11131236
2  East Germany (GDR)1110829
3  Great Britain (GBR)82515
4  Bulgaria (BUL)3418
5  Italy (ITA)26210
6  West Germany (FRG)*24511
7  France (FRA)1124
8  Spain (ESP)1023
9  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1001
  Norway (NOR)1001
  Portugal (POR)1001
   Switzerland (SUI)1001
13  Sweden (SWE)0123
14  Romania (ROU)0112
15  Finland (FIN)0101
16  Netherlands (NED)0022
17  Poland (POL)0011
Totals (17 nations)434343129

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 878 athletes from 31 countries participated in the event, 28 athletes less than the official number of 906 as published.[17]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

Differences to competition format since the 1982 European Championships:

New events added:
  • Women's 20 km walk replaces the 10 km walk .
  • Women's 10 000m.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 25, 1986), Europe sprint place finally ends the Wells nightmare, Glasgow Herald, p. 9, retrieved September 21, 2014
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 26, 1986), Coe has unfinished business to settle, Glasgow Herald, p. 26, retrieved September 21, 2014
  3. ^ Cova loses, but Italians still celebrate treble, Glasgow Herald, August 27, 1986, p. 24, retrieved September 21, 2014
  4. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 27, 1986), Wells canters his way towards European final, Glasgow Herald, p. 24, retrieved September 21, 2014
  5. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 28, 1986), Disaster for Daley, but he still leads, Glasgow Herald, p. 21, retrieved September 21, 2014
  6. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 28, 1986), Triumphant Christie's tribute to Wells, Glasgow Herald, p. 22, retrieved September 21, 2014
  7. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 29, 1986), McKean's moment of glory, Glasgow Herald, p. 1, retrieved September 21, 2014
  8. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 29, 1986), Silver stunner from McKean - First medal treble for Britain as Scot splits Coe and Cram, Glasgow Herald, p. 28, retrieved September 21, 2014
  9. ^ Thompson silences Germans, Glasgow Herald, August 29, 1986, p. 28, retrieved September 21, 2014
  10. ^ Record throw by wounded Fatima, Glasgow Herald, August 29, 1986, p. 28, retrieved September 21, 2014
  11. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 30, 1986), No medal - but Wells regains his self-respect, Glasgow Herald, p. 20, retrieved September 21, 2014
  12. ^ Whitbread and Black rewrite record book, Glasgow Herald, August 30, 1986, p. 20, retrieved September 21, 2014
  13. ^ Daley turns to coaches in pursuit of perfection, Glasgow Herald, August 30, 1986, p. 20, retrieved September 21, 2014
  14. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 1, 1986), Whittle unshod hero of Britain's relay triumph - Cram and Buckner add to record-equalling gold haul, Glasgow Herald, p. 7, retrieved September 21, 2014
  15. ^ Hurdles no barrier for Stepanova, Glasgow Herald, September 1, 1986, p. 7, retrieved September 21, 2014
  16. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 443–451, retrieved 13 August 2014
  17. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014