Athletics at the 1959 Summer Universiade

Athletics events were contested at the 1959 Summer Universiade in Turin, Italy.

Athletics at the I Summer Universiade
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Dates3–6 September
Host cityTurin, Italy Italy
VenueStadio Comunale di Torino
Events29


Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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  Livio Berruti (ITA) 10.5   Jean-Claude Penez (FRA) 10.8   Romain Poté (BEL) 10.8
200 metres
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  Livio Berruti (ITA) 20.9   Nikolaos Georgopoulos (GRE) 21.6   Fritz Helfrich (FRG) 21.7
400 metres
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  Viktor Šnajder (YUG) 47.5   Walter Oberste (FRG) 47.9   Otto Klappert (FRG) 47.9
800 metres
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  Dieter Heydecke (FRG) 1:50.5   John Holt (GBR) 1:50.5   Kuniaki Watanabe (JPN) 1:50.9
1500 metres
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  Béla Szekeres (HUN) 3:50.9   John Winch (GBR) 3:52.0   Kuniaki Watanabe (JPN) 3:52.1
5000 metres
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  Kevin Gilligan (GBR) 14:09.8   Saburo Yokomizo (JPN) 14:14.8   Jaroslav Bohatý-Pavelka (TCH) 14:18.0
110 metres hurdles
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  Stanko Lorger (YUG) 14.2   Nereo Svara (ITA) 14.4   Giorgio Mazza (ITA) 14.4
400 metres hurdles
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  Salvatore Morale (ITA) 52.1   Germano Gimelli (ITA) 52.8   Wiesław Król (POL) 53.2
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Italy (ITA)
Guido De Murtas
Salvatore Giannone
Giorgio Mazza
Livio Berruti
41.0   West Germany (FRG)
Rudolf Sundermann
Martin Reichert
Burkhart Quantz
Fritz Helfrich
41.0   France (FRA)
Ali Brakchi
Joël Caprice
Jean-Claude Penez
Guy Lagorce
41.4
4 × 400 metres relay
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  West Germany (FRG)
Albert Grawitz
Burkhart Quantz
Walter Oberste
Otto Klappert
3:09.5   Italy (ITA)
Elio Catola
Nereo Fossati
Mario Fraschini
Germano Gimelli
3:11.4   Great Britain (GBR)
Robert Hay
Mike Robinson
John Holt
Norman Futter
3:12.2
High jump
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  Cornel Porumb (ROM) 2.01   Vladimir Marjanović (YUG) 1.96   Raycho Aleksandrov (URS)
  Kazimierz Fabrykowski (POL)
1.96
Pole vault
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  Noriaki Yasuda (JPN) 4.35   Mirko Kuzmanovic (YUG) 4.30   Bernard Balastre (FRA) 4.20
Long jump
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  Attilio Bravi (ITA) 7.46   Maurizio Terenziani (ITA) 7.43   Ali Brakchi (FRA) 7.42
Triple jump
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  Oleg Ryakhovskiy (URS) 15.74   Koji Sakurai (JPN) 15.55   Hiroshi Shibata (JPN) 15.44
Shot put
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  Hermann Lingnau (FRG) 17.32   Zsigmond Nagy (HUN) 17.10   Georgios Tsakanikas (GRE) 16.70
Discus throw
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  Antonios Kounadis (GRE) 53.07   Vladimir Lyakhov (URS) 52.79   Eugeniusz Wachowski (POL) 52.22
Hammer throw
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  Gyula Zsivótzky (HUN) 63.65   Anatoliy Samotsvetov (URS) 63.61   Krešimir Račić (YUG) 62.32
Javelin throw
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  Hermann Salomon (FRG) 75.95   Gergely Kulcsár (HUN) 75.80   Alexandru Bizim (ROM) 72.81
Pentathlon
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  Vasili Kuznetsov (URS) 4006   Hermann Salomon (FRG) 3530   Miloš Vojtek (TCH) 3048

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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  Giuseppina Leone (ITA) 11.7   Lyudmila Nechayeva (URS) 12.0   Catherine Capdevielle (FRA) 12.1
200 metres
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  Giuseppina Leone (ITA) 23.8   Barbara Janiszewska (POL) 24.2   Lyudmila Nechayeva (URS) 24.7
800 metres
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  Nicole Goullieux (FRA) 2:11.1   Edith Schiller (FRG) 2:11.3   Klavdiya Babintseva (URS) 2:12.3
80 metres hurdles
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  Nelli Yelisayeva (URS) 11.1   Snezhana Kerkova (BUL) 11.4   Elżbieta Krzesińska (POL) 11.5
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Soviet Union (URS)
Nelli Yeliseyeva
Larisa Kuleshova
Tamara Makarova
Lyudmila Nechayeva
46.9   Italy (ITA)
Anna Doro
Fausta Galluzzi
Giuseppina Leone
Nadia Mecocci
47.5   West Germany (FRG)
Ilsabe Heider
Antje Gleichfeld
Kristianne Foss
Inge Fuhrmann
48.1
High jump
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  Iolanda Balaș (ROM) 1.80   Valentina Ballod (URS) 1.73   Jarosława Jóźwiakowska (POL) 1.61
Long jump
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  Elżbieta Krzesińska (POL) 5.94   Tamara Makarova (URS) 5.76   Larisa Kuleshova (URS) 5.71
Shot put
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  Lidia Sharamovich (BUL) 13.97   Milena Usenik (YUG) 13.90   Antonia Vehoff (FRG) 13.11
Discus throw
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  Györgyi Hegedus (HUN) 46.76   Elivia Ricci (ITA) 45.56   Ida Bucsányi (HUN) 43.38
Javelin throw
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  Elvīra Ozoliņa (URS) 49.95   Urszula Figwer (POL) 47.02   Maria Diţi (ROM) 46.86

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)76114
2  Soviet Union (URS)55414
3  West Germany (FRG)44412
4  Hungary (HUN)3216
5  Yugoslavia (YUG)2316
6  Romania (ROM)2024
7  Poland (POL)1258
8  Japan (JPN)1236
9  Great Britain (GBR)1214
10  France (FRA)1146
11  Greece (GRE)1113
12  Bulgaria (BUL)1102
13  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0022
14  Belgium (BEL)0011
Totals (14 nations)29293088

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