Athletics at the 1973 Summer Universiade

Athletics events were contested at the 1973 Summer Universiade in Moscow, Soviet Union, between 16 and 20 August.

Athletics at the VII Summer Universiade
RIAN archive 487039 Opening ceremony of the 1980 Olympic Games.jpg
The host stadium for the events (shown in 1980)
Dates16–20 August 1973
Host cityMoscow, Soviet Union Soviet Union
VenueCentral Lenin Stadium
LevelUniversity
Events34


Medal summaryEdit

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: 0.0 m/s)
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  Juris Silovs (URS) 10.37   Silvio Leonard (CUB) 10.43   Pietro Mennea (ITA) 10.48
200 metres
(wind: +0.1 m/s)
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  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 20.56   Chris Monk (GBR) 20.70   Wardell Gilbreath (USA) 20.80
400 metres
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  Alberto Juantorena (CUB) 45.36   Semyon Kocher (URS) 46.32   David Jenkins (GBR) 46.39
800 metres
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  Yevgeniy Arzhanov (URS) 1:46.88   Marcel Philippe (FRA) 1:47.29   Hans-Henning Ohlert (GDR) 1:47.51
1500 metres
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  Frank Clement (GBR) 3:42.32 UR   Tony Waldrop (USA) 3:42.70   Reggie McAfee (USA) 3:43.20
5000 metres
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  Mikhail Zhelobovskiy (URS) 13:41.25   Glenn Herold (USA) 13:41.87   Valentin Zotov (URS) 13:43.60
10,000 metres
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  Dane Korica (YUG) 28:48.90   Norman Morrison (GBR) 28:48.99   Patrick Kiingi (KEN) 28:50.80
110 metres hurdles
(wind: 0.0 m/s)
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  Berwyn Price (GBR) 13.69   Anatoliy Moshiashvili (URS) 13.73   Thomas Munkelt (GDR) 13.80
400 metres hurdles
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  Dmitriy Stukalov (URS) 49.62   Miroslav Kodejš (TCH) 49.94   Tadeusz Kulczycki (POL) 50.54
3000 metres steeplechase
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  Leonid Savelyev (URS) 8:26.49   Michael Karst (FRG) 8:28.32   Jan Kondzior (POL) 8:28.66
4 × 100 metres relay
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  United States (USA)
Thomas Whatley
Wardell Gilbreath
Larry Brown
Steve Riddick
39.10 UR   Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksandr Zhidkikh
Vladimir Lovetskiy
Juris Silovs
Vladimir Atamas
39.46   Italy (ITA)
Vincenzo Guerini
Luigi Benedetti
Sergio Morselli
Pietro Mennea
39.55
4 × 400 metres relay
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  United States (USA)
Mark Lutz
Darwin Bond
Ron Jenkins
Dennis Schultz
3:04.40   Great Britain (GBR)
David Jenkins
Joe Chivers
Stephen Black
Stewart McCallum
3:05.38   West Germany (FRG)
Franz-Josef Gleen
Siegfried Götz
Wolfgang Druschky
Bernd Herrmann
3:06.11
High jump
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  Vladimír Malý (TCH) 2.18   István Major (HUN) 2.18   Vladimir Abramov (URS)
  Enzo Del Forno (ITA)
  Csaba Dosa (ROM)
  Valentin Gavrilov (URS)
  John Hawkins (CAN)
  Robert Joseph (USA)
  Roman Moravec (TCH)
2.15
Pole vault
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  François Tracanelli (FRA) 5.42   Yuriy Isakov (URS)
  Terry Porter (USA)
5.30
Long jump
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  Valeriy Podluzhniy (URS) 8.15   Jean-François Bonhème (FRA) 7.85   Hans Baumgartner (FRG) 7.85
Triple jump
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  Mikhail Bariban (URS) 17.20   Viktor Saneyev (URS) 17.00   Jörg Drehmel (GDR) 16.76
Shot put
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  Valeriy Voykin (URS) 19.56   Leszek Gajdziński (POL) 19.07   Aleksandr Baryshnikov (URS) 19.01
Discus throw
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  Viktor Zhurba (URS) 61.60   Gunnar Müller (GDR) 59.72   Ferenc Tégla (HUN) 59.48
Hammer throw
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  Valentin Dmitriyenko (URS) 72.42   Aleksey Spiridonov (URS) 71.82   Uwe Beyer (FRG) 71.18
Javelin throw
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  Jānis Zirnis (URS) 80.08   Dmitriy Sitnikov (URS) 79.65   Anthony Hall (USA) 78.36
Decathlon
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  Ryszard Skowronek (POL) 7965   Mykola Avilov (URS) 7903   Rudolf Sigert (URS) 7825

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
(wind: -0.6 m/s)
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  Mona-Lisa Pursiainen (FIN) 11.41   Elfgard Schittenhelm (FRG) 11.62   Ellen Stropahl (GDR) 11.63
200 metres
(wind: +0.6 m/s)
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  Mona-Lisa Pursiainen (FIN) 22.39   Marina Sidorova (URS) 22.72   Ellen Stropahl (GDR) 22.73
400 metres
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  Nadezhda Kolesnikova (URS) 52.04   Judy Canty (AUS) 52.82   Carmen Trustée (CUB) 53.44
800 metres
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  Lilyana Tomova (BUL) 1:59.52   Nijolė Sabaitė (URS) 2:00.19   Elżbieta Katolik (POL) 2:00.85
1500 metres
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  Paola Pigni-Cacchi (ITA) 4:10.69   Glenda Reiser (CAN) 4:12.50   Tonka Petrova (BUL) 4:13.50
100 metres hurdles
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  Grażyna Rabsztyn (POL) 13.23   Annerose Krumpholz (GDR) 13.38   Natalya Lebedeva (URS) 13.50
4 × 100 metres relay
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  Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Chernikova
Lyudmila Zharkova
Marina Sidorova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
43.99   Poland (POL)
Ewa Długołęcka
Barbara Bakulin
Urszula Styranka
Maria Żukowska
44.42   East Germany (GDR)
Annerose Krumpholz
Ellen Stropahl
Bärbel Struppert
Doris Maletzki
44.44
High jump
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  Virginia Ioan (ROM) 1.84   Jutta Kirst (GDR) 1.84   Galina Filatova (URS)
  Sara Simeoni (ITA)
1.81
Long jump
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  Margrit Olfert (GDR) 6.63   Margarita Treinytė (URS) 6.51   Brenda Eisler (CAN) 6.48
Shot put
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  Nadezhda Chizhova (URS) 20.82 UR   Elena Stoyanova (BUL) 18.64   Faina Melnik (URS) 18.31
Discus throw
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  Faina Melnik (URS) 64.54   Argentina Menis (ROM) 63.92   Nadezhda Sergeyeva (URS) 59.26
Javelin throw
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  Svetlana Korolyova (URS) 62.00   Kate Schmidt (USA) 60.34   Lyutviyan Mollova (BUL) 59.04
Pentathlon
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  Nadiya Tkachenko (URS) 4629   Tatyana Vorokhobko (URS) 4444   Diane Jones (CAN) 4370

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)1712938
2  United States (USA)24410
3  Great Britain (GBR)2316
4  Poland (POL)2237
5  Italy (ITA)2046
6  Finland (FIN)2002
7  East Germany (GDR)13610
8  France (FRA)1203
9  Bulgaria (BUL)1124
10  Cuba (CUB)1113
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)1113
  Romania (ROM)1113
13  Yugoslavia (YUG)1001
14  West Germany (FRG)0235
15  Canada (CAN)0134
16  Hungary (HUN)0112
17  Australia (AUS)0101
18  Kenya (KEN)0011
Totals (18 entries)343540109

ReferencesEdit