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1990 European Athletics Championships

The 15th European Athletics Championships were held from 26 August to 2 September 1990 in Split, SFR Yugoslavia. The host stadium was Stadion Poljud.

15th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1990 European Athletics Championships
Host citySplit, Yugoslavia
Date(s)26 August - 2 September 1990
Main stadiumStadion Poljud
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Participation952 athletes from
33 nations
Events43

It was the last participation of East Germany (which was already scheduled to be merged with the Federal Republic), the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and SFR Yugoslavia.

Men's resultsEdit

Complete results were published.[1]

TrackEdit

1982 |1986 |1990 |1994 |1998 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Linford Christie
  Great Britain
10.00 Daniel Sangouma
  France
10.04 John Regis
  Great Britain
10.07
200 m
details
John Regis
  Great Britain
20.11 Jean-Charles Trouabal
  France
20.31 Linford Christie
  Great Britain
20.33
400 m
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Roger Black
  Great Britain
45.08 Thomas Schönlebe
  East Germany
45.13 Jens Carlowitz
  East Germany
45.27
800 m
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Tom McKean
  Great Britain
1:44.76 David Sharpe
  Great Britain
1:45.59 Piotr Piekarski
  Poland
1:45.76
1500 m
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Jens-Peter Herold
  East Germany
3:38.25 Gennaro Di Napoli
  Italy
3:38.60 Mário Silva
  Portugal
3:38.73
5000 m
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Salvatore Antibo
  Italy
13:22.00 Gary Staines
  Great Britain
13:22.45 Sławomir Majusiak
  Poland
13:22.92
10,000 m
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Salvatore Antibo
  Italy
27:41.27 Are Nakkim
  Norway
28:04.04 Stefano Mei
  Italy
28:04.46
Marathon
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Gelindo Bordin
  Italy
2:14:02 Gianni Poli
  Italy
2:14:55 Dominique Chauvelier
  France
2:15:20
110 metres hurdles
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Colin Jackson
  Great Britain
13.18 Tony Jarrett
  Great Britain
13.21 Dietmar Koszewski
  West Germany
13.50
400 metres hurdles
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Kriss Akabusi
  Great Britain
47.92 Sven Nylander
  Sweden
48.43 Niklas Wallenlind
  Sweden
48.52
3000 metres steeplechase
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Francesco Panetta
  Italy
8:12.66 Mark Rowland
  Great Britain
8:13.27 Alessandro Lambruschini
  Italy
8:15.82
20 kilometres walk
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Pavol Blažek
  Czechoslovakia
1:22:05 Daniel Plaza
  Spain
1:22:22 Thierry Toutain
  France
1:23:22
50 kilometres walk
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Andrey Perlov
  Soviet Union
3:54:36 Bernd Gummelt
  East Germany
3:56:33 Hartwig Gauder
  East Germany
4:00:48
4x100 metres relay
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Max Morinière
Daniel Sangouma
Jean-Charles Trouabal
Bruno Marie-Rose
  France (FRA)
37.79
(WR)
Darren Braithwaite
John Regis
Marcus Adam
Linford Christie
  Great Britain (GBR)
37.98 Mario Longo
Ezio Madonia
Sandro Floris
Stefano Tilli
  Italy (ITA)
38.39
4x400 metres relay
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Paul Sanders
Kriss Akabusi
John Regis
Roger Black
  Great Britain (GBR)
2:58.22 Klaus Just
Edgar Itt
Carsten Köhrbrück
Norbert Dobeleit
  West Germany (FRG)
3:00.64 Rico Lieder
Karsten Just
Thomas Schönlebe
Jens Carlowitz
  East Germany (GDR)
3:01.51

FieldEdit

1982 |1986 |1990 |1994 |1998 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Dragutin Topić
  Yugoslavia
2.34 Aleksey Yemelin
  Soviet Union
2.34 Georgi Dakov
  Bulgaria
2.34
Long jump
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Dietmar Haaf
  West Germany
8.25 Ángel Hernández
  Spain
8.15 Borut Bilač
  Yugoslavia
8.09
Pole vault
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Radion Gataullin
  Soviet Union
5.85 Grigoriy Yegorov
  Soviet Union
5.75 Hermann Fehringer
  Austria
5.75
Triple jump
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Leonid Voloshin
  Soviet Union
17.74 Khristo Markov
  Bulgaria
17.43 Igor Lapshin
  Soviet Union
17.34
Shot put
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Ulf Timmermann
  East Germany
21.32 Oliver-Sven Buder
  East Germany
21.01 Georg Andersen
  Norway
20.71
Discus throw
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Jürgen Schult
  East Germany
64.58 Erik de Bruin
  Netherlands
64.46 Wolfgang Schmidt
  West Germany
64.10
Javelin throw
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Steve Backley
  Great Britain
87.30 Viktor Zaytsev
  Soviet Union
83.30 Patrik Bodén
  Sweden
82.66
Hammer throw
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Igor Astapkovich
  Soviet Union
84.14 Tibor Gécsek
  Hungary
80.14 Igor Nikulin
  Soviet Union
80.02
Decathlon
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Christian Plaziat
  France
8.574 Dezső Szabó
  Hungary
8.436 Christian Schenk
  East Germany
8.433

: In long jump, bronze medalist Borut Bilač from Yugoslavia was initially disqualified for a suspected infringement of IAAF doping rules,[2][3] but was later cleared of the charges and reinstated.[4][5]
: In shot put, Vyacheslav Lykho from the Soviet Union ranked initially 3rd (20.81m), but was disqualified for infringement of IAAF doping rules.[2][3]

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Katrin Krabbe
  East Germany
10.89
CR
Silke Möller
  East Germany
11.10 Kerstin Behrendt
  East Germany
11.17
200 metres
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Katrin Krabbe
  East Germany
21.95 Heike Drechsler
  East Germany
22.19 Galina Malchugina
  Soviet Union
22.23
400 metres
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Grit Breuer
  East Germany
49.50 Petra Schersing
  East Germany
50.51 Marie-José Pérec
  France
50.84
800 metres
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Sigrun Wodars
  East Germany
1:55.87 Christine Wachtel
  East Germany
1:56.11 Liliya Nurutdinova
  Soviet Union
1:57.39
1500 metres
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Snežana Pajkić
  Yugoslavia
4:08.12 Ellen Kiessling
  East Germany
4:08.67 Sandra Gasser
   Switzerland
4:08.89
3000 metres
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Yvonne Murray
  Great Britain
8:43.06 Yelena Romanova
  Soviet Union
8:43.68 Roberta Brunet
  Italy
8:46.19
10,000 metres
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Yelena Romanova
  Soviet Union
31:46.83 Kathrin Ullrich
  East Germany
31:47.70 Annette Sergent
  France
31:51.68
Marathon
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Rosa Mota
  Portugal
2: 31:27 Valentina Yegorova
  Soviet Union
2: 31:32 Maria Rebelo
  France
2: 35:51
100 metres hurdles
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Monique Ewanje-Epée
  France
12.79 Gloria Siebert
  East Germany
12.91 Lidiya Yurkova
  Soviet Union
12.92
400 metres hurdles
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Tatyana Ledovskaya
  Soviet Union
53.62 Anita Protti
   Switzerland
54.36 Monica Westén
  Sweden
54.75
10 kilometres walk
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Annarita Sidoti
  Italy
44:00 Olga Kardopoltseva
  Soviet Union
44:06 Ileana Salvador
  Italy
44:38
4x100 metres relay
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Silke Möller
Katrin Krabbe
Kerstin Behrendt
Sabine Günther
  East Germany
41.68 Gabi Lippe
Ulrike Sarvari
Andrea Thomas
Silke Knoll
  West Germany
43.02 Stephanie Douglas
Beverly Kinch
Simone Jacobs
Paula Thomas
  Great Britain
43.32
4x400 metres relay
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Manuela Derr
Annett Hesselbarth
Petra Schersing
Grit Breuer
  East Germany
3:21.02 Yelena Vinogradova
Lyudmila Dzhigalova
Tatyana Ledovskaya
Yelena Ruzina
  Soviet Union
3:23.34 Sally Gunnell
Jennifer Stoute
Patricia Beckford
Linda Keough
  Great Britain
3:24.78

FieldEdit

1982 |1986 |1990 |1994 |1998 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Heike Henkel
  West Germany
1.99 Biljana Petrović
  Yugoslavia
1.96 Yelena Yelesina
  Soviet Union
1.96
Long jump
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Heike Drechsler
  East Germany
7.30 Marieta Ilcu
  Romania
7.02 Helga Radtke
  East Germany
6.94
Shot put
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Astrid Kumbernuss
  East Germany
20.38 Natalya Lisovskaya
  Soviet Union
20.06 Kathrin Neimke
  East Germany
19.96
Discus throw
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Ilke Wyludda
  East Germany
68.46 Olga Burova
  Soviet Union
66.72 Martina Hellmann
  East Germany
66.66
Javelin throw
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Päivi Alafrantti
  Finland
67.68 Karen Forkel
  East Germany
67.56 Petra Felke
  East Germany
66.56
Heptathlon
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Sabine Braun
  West Germany
6688 Heike Tischler
  East Germany
6572 Peggy Beer
  East Germany
6531

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Yugoslavia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)12121034
2  Great Britain (GBR)95418
3  Soviet Union (URS)69621
4  Italy (ITA)52512
5  France (FRA)32510
6  West Germany (FRG)3227
7  Yugoslavia (YUG)*2114
8  Portugal (POR)1012
9  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1001
  Finland (FIN)1001
11  Hungary (HUN)0202
  Spain (ESP)0202
13  Sweden (SWE)0134
14  Bulgaria (BUL)0112
  Norway (NOR)0112
   Switzerland (SUI)0112
17  Netherlands (NED)0101
  Romania (ROU)0101
19  Poland (POL)0022
20  Austria (AUT)0011
Totals (20 nations)434343129

ParticipationEdit

According to an unofficial count, 914 athletes from 33 countries participated in the event, 39 athletes less than the official number of 952 as published.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 451–460, retrieved 13 August 2014
  2. ^ a b Verspringer Maas neemt EK-brons van Bilac over - Verspringer Frans Maas ontvangt alsnog de bronzen medaille van het Europese kampioenschap. De Nederlandse atleet, die eind augustus in Split negen centimeter van de derde plaats bleef verwijderd, neemt het brons over van Borut Bilac, die in Joegoslavie verboden stimulerende middelen heeft gebruikt. (in Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, October 5, 1990, retrieved September 21, 2014
  3. ^ a b Doping bei EM (in German), Neues Deutschland, October 6, 1990, retrieved September 21, 2014
  4. ^ Medaille Bilac - De Joegoslavische verspringer Borut Bilac is door de Europese atletiekfederatie (EAA) gerehabiliteerd. (in Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, May 13, 1991, retrieved September 21, 2014
  5. ^ Weitspringer rehabilitiert (in German), Neues Deutschland, May 13, 1991, retrieved September 21, 2014
  6. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014