Nordic Women's Cup

The Nordic Women's Cup was a biennial competition in women's track and field between athletes from the Nordic countries organised by Nordic Athletics. Established in 1974, it lasted for five editions before holding the last competition in 1982. The competition was held in June or July in even-numbered years. Each of the five Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden – hosted the competition during its lifetime.[1]

Nordic Women's Cup
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Sportwomen's athletics
Founded1974
Ceased1982
CountryFinland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland

The event programme included the women's pentathlon in 1976 – the medallists were Helena Pihl of Sweden (4081 points), Heidi Benserud representing Norway (3999 pts) and Helle Sichlau of Denmark (3897 pts).[2]

EditionsEdit

Edition Year City Country Date No. of athletes No. of nations
1st 1974 Oslo Norway 25 June
2nd 1976 Joensuu Finland 12–13 June
3rd 1978 Lyngby Denmark 22 July
4th 1980 Varberg Sweden 12 July
5th 1982 Reykjavik Iceland 1718 July

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Competition Venues. Nordic Athletics. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  2. ^ Nordic Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
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