1974 European Athletics Championships

11th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1974 European Athletics Championships
Host city Rome, Italy
Date(s) 1 – 8 September 1974
Main stadium Stadio Olimpico
Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 745 athletes from
29 nations
Events 39

The 11th European Athletics Championships of 1974 were held from 2 September to 8 September in Italy, at Rome's Stadio Olimpico. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4]

Men's results

Complete results were published.[5]

Track

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Valeriy Borzov
 Soviet Union
10.27 Pietro Mennea
 Italy
10.34 Klaus-Dieter Bieler
 West Germany
10.35
200 metres
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Pietro Mennea
 Italy
20.60 Manfred Ommer
 West Germany
20.76 Hans-Jürgen Bombach
 East Germany
20.83
400 metres
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Karl Honz
 West Germany
45.04 CR David Jenkins
 Great Britain
45.67 Bernd Herrmann
 West Germany
45.78
800 metres
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Luciano Susanj
 Yugoslavia
1:44.07 CR Steve Ovett
 Great Britain
1:45.77 Markku Taskinen
 Finland
1:45.89
1500 metres
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Klaus-Peter Justus
 East Germany
3:40.55 Thomas Hansen
 Denmark
3:40.75 Thomas Wessinghage
 West Germany
3:41.10
5000 metres
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Brendan Foster
 Great Britain
13:17.21 CR Manfred Kuschmann
 East Germany
13:23.93 Lasse Virén
 Finland
13:24.57
10,000 metres
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Manfred Kuschmann
 East Germany
28:25.75 Tony Simmons
 Great Britain
28:25.79 Giuseppe Cindolo
 Italy
28:27.05
Marathon
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Ian Thompson
 Great Britain
2:13:19 Eckhard Lesse
 East Germany
2:14:57 Gaston Roelants
 Belgium
2:16:30
20 kilometres walk
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Volodymyr Holubnychy
 Soviet Union
1:29:30 Bernd Kannenberg
 West Germany
1:29:38 Roger Mills
 Great Britain
1:32:34
50 kilometres walk
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Christoph Höhne
 East Germany
3:59:06 CR Otto Barch
 Soviet Union
4:02:39 Peter Selzer
 East Germany
4:04:28
110 metres hurdles
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Guy Drut
 France
13.40 CR Mirosław Wodzyński
 Poland
13.67 Leszek Wodzyński
 Poland
13.71
400 metres hurdles
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Alan Pascoe
 Great Britain
48.82 CR Jean-Claude Nallet
 France
48.94 Yevgeniy Gavrilenko
 Soviet Union
49.32
3000 metres steeplechase
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Bronisław Malinowski
 Poland
8:15.04 CR Anders Gärderud
 Sweden
8:15.41 Michael Karst
 West Germany
8:17.91
4 × 100 metres relay
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Lucien Sainte-Rose
Joseph Arame
Bruno Cherrier
Dominique Chauvelot
 France (FRA)
38.69 CR Vincenzo Guerini
Norberto Oliosi
Luigi Benedetti
Pietro Mennea
 Italy (ITA)
38.88 Manfred Kokot
Michael Droese
Hans-Jürgen Bombach
Siegfried Schenke
 East Germany (GDR)
38.99
4 × 400 metres relay
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Glen Cohen
William Hartley
Alan Pascoe
David Jenkins
 Great Britain (GBR)
3:03.33 Hermann Köhler
Horst-Rüdiger Schlöske
Karl Honz
Rolf Ziegler
 West Germany (FRG)
3:03.52 Stig Lönnqvist
Ossi Karttunen
Markku Taskinen
Markku Kukkoaho
 Finland (FIN)
3:03.57

Field

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Women's results

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Field

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Medal table

  *   Host nation (Italy)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany (GDR) 10 12 5 27
2  Soviet Union (URS) 9 3 5 17
3  Great Britain (GBR) 4 3 4 11
4  Poland (POL) 4 2 4 10
5  Finland (FIN) 4 1 5 10
6  France (FRA) 2 2 0 4
7  West Germany (FRG) 1 5 6 12
8  Italy (ITA)* 1 2 2 5
9  Yugoslavia (YUG) 1 1 1 3
10  Bulgaria (BUL) 1 1 0 2
 Denmark (DEN) 1 1 0 2
12  Hungary (HUN) 1 0 0 1
13  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 0 3 2 5
14  Romania (ROU) 0 2 1 3
15  Sweden (SWE) 0 1 1 2
16  Norway (NOR) 0 0 2 2
17  Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
Totals (17 nations) 39 39 39 117

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 747 athletes from 29 countries participated in the event, two athletes more than the official number of 745 as published.[6]

References

  1. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 2, 1974), Rome games off with a bang, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014
  2. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 3, 1974), Simmons just beaten for gold, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014
  3. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 7, 1974), Clement fails to qualify, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014
  4. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 9, 1974), Britain end games with a gold rush, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014
  5. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 420–427, retrieved 13 August 2014
  6. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK (PDF), European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014

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