1982 European Athletics Championships

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13th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1982 European Athletics Championships
Dates6 – 12 September 1982
Host city Athens, Greece
Venue Athens Olympic Stadium
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Events41
Participation756 athletes from
29 nations

The 13th European Athletics Championships were held from 6 September to 12 September 1982 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]

Contents

Men's results

Complete results were published. [13]

Track

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Frank Emmelmann
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
10.21 Pierfrancesco Pavoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
10.25 Marian Woronin
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
10.28
200 metres
details
Olaf Prenzler
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
20.46 Cameron Sharp
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
20.47 Frank Emmelmann
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
20.60
400 metres
details
Hartmut Weber
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
44.72 CR Andreas Knebel
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
45.29 Viktor Markin
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
45.30
800 metres
details
Hans-Peter Ferner
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1:46.33 Sebastian Coe
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
1:46.68 Jorma Härkönen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
1:46.90
1500 metres
details
Steve Cram
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3:36.49 Nikolay Kirov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
3:36.99 José Manuel Abascal
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
3:37.04
5000 metres
details
Thomas Wessinghage
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
13:28.90 Werner Schildhauer
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
13:30.03 David Moorcroft
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
13:30.42
10,000 metres
details
Alberto Cova
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
27:41.03 Werner Schildhauer
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
27:41.21 Martti Vainio
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
27:42.51
Marathon
details
Gerard Nijboer
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2:15:16 Armand Parmentier
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
2:15:51 Karel Lismont
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
2:16:04
110 metres hurdles
details
Thomas Munkelt
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
13.41 Andrey Prokofyev
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
13.44 Arto Bryggare
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
13.60
400 metres hurdles
details
Harald Schmid
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
47.48 CR Aleksandr Yatsevich
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
48.60 Uwe Ackermann
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
48.64
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Patriz Ilg
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
8:18.52 Bogusław Mamiński
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
8:19.22 Domingo Ramón
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
8:20.48
20 kilometres walk
details
José Marín
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1:23:43 CR Jozef Pribilinec
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
1:25:55 Pavol Blažek
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
1:26:13
50 kilometres walk
details
Reima Salonen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
3:55:29 José Marín
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
3:59:18 Bo Gustafsson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
4:01:21
4x100 metres relay
details
Sergey Sokolov
Aleksandr Aksinin
Andrey Prokofyev
Nikolay Sidorov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
38.60 Detlef Kübeck
Olaf Prenzler
Thomas Munkelt
Frank Emmelmann
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
38.71 Christian Zirkelbach
Christian Haas
Peter Klein
Erwin Skamrahl
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
38.71
4x400 metres relay
details
Erwin Skamrahl
Harald Schmid
Thomas Giessing
Hartmut Weber
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
3.00.51 CR David Jenkins
Garry Cook
Todd Bennett
Phil Brown
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
3.00.68 Aleksandr Troshchilo
Pavel Roshchin
Pavel Konovalov
Viktor Markin
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
3.00.80

Field

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Dietmar Mögenburg
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
2.30 m =CR Janusz Trzepizur
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
2.27 m Gerd Nagel
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
2.24 m
Pole vault
details
Aleksandr Krupskiy
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
5.60 m CR Vladimir Polyakov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
5.60 m =CR Atanas Tarev
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg  Bulgaria
5.60 m =CR
Long jump
details [nb1]
Lutz Dombrowski
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
8.41 m w Antonio Corgos
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
8.19 m Jan Leitner
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
8.08 m
Triple jump
details
Keith Connor
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
17.29 m CR Vasiliy Grishchenkov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
17.15 m Béla Bakosi
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
17.04 m
Shot put
details
Udo Beyer
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
21.50 m CR Jānis Bojārs
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
20.81 m Remigius Machura
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
20.59 m
Discus throw
details
Imrich Bugár
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
66.64 m Ihor Duhinets
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
65.60 m Wolfgang Warnemünde
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
64.20 m
Hammer throw
details
Yuriy Sedykh
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
81.66 m CR Igor Nikulin
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
79.44 m Sergey Litvinov
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
78.66 m
Javelin throw
details
Uwe Hohn
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
91.34 m Heino Puuste
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
89.56 m Detlef Michel
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
89.32 m
Decathlon
details
Daley Thompson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
8774 pts CR Jürgen Hingsen
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
8517 pts Siegfried Stark
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
8433 pts

Women's results

Track

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Marlies Göhr
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
11.01 CR Bärbel Wöckel
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
11.20 Rose-Aimée Bacoul
Flag of France.svg  France
11.29
200 metres
details
Bärbel Wöckel
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
22.04 CR Kathy Smallwood
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
22.13 Sabine Rieger
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
22.51
400 metres
details
Marita Koch
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
48.16 CR, WR Jarmila Kratochvílová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
48.85 Taťána Kocembová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
50.55
800 metres
details
Olga Mineyeva
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1:55.41 CR Lyudmila Veselkova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1:55.96 Margrit Klinger
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
1:57.22
1500 metres
details
Olga Dvirna
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
3:57.80 CR Zamira Zaytseva
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
3:58.82 Gabriella Dorio
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
3:59.02
3000 metres
details
Svetlana Ulmasova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
8:30.28 CR Maricica Puică
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
8:33.33 Yelena Sipatova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
8:34.06
Marathon
details
Rosa Mota
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
2:36:04 Laura Fogli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2:36:29 Ingrid Kristiansen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2:36:39
100 metres hurdles
details [nb1]
Lucyna Kałek
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
12.45 =CR Yordanka Donkova
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg  Bulgaria
12.54 Kerstin Knabe
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
12.54
400 metres hurdles
details
Ann-Louise Skoglund
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
54.58 CR Petra Pfaff
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
54.89 Chantal Réga
Flag of France.svg  France
54.93
4x100 metres relay
details
Gesine Walther
Bärbel Wöckel
Sabine Rieger
Marlies Göhr
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
42.19 CR Wendy Hoyte
Kathy Smallwood
Bev Callender
Shirley Thomas
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
42.66 Laurence Bily
Marie-Christine Cazier
Rose-Aimée Bacoul
Liliane Gaschet
Flag of France.svg  France
42.69
4x400 metres relay
details
Kirsten Siemon
Sabine Busch
Dagmar Rübsam
Marita Koch
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
3:19.04 CR, WR Věra Tylová
Milena Matejkovičová
Taťána Kocembová
Jarmila Kratochvílová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
3:22.17 Yelena Didilenko
Irina Olkhovnikova
Olga Mineyeva
Irina Baskakova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
3:22.79

Field

1974 | 1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 |

EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Ulrike Meyfarth
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
2.02 m CR Tamara Bykova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
1.97 m Sara Simeoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1.97 m
Long jump
details
Vali Ionescu
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
6.79 m Anişoara Cuşmir-Stanciu
Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania
6.73 m Yelena Ivanova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
6.73 m
Shot put
details
Ilona Slupianek
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
21.59 m CR Helena Fibingerová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
20.94 m Nunu Abashidze
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
20.82 m
Discus throw
details
Tsvetanka Khristova
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg  Bulgaria
68.34 m Mariya Petkova
Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg  Bulgaria
67.94 m Galina Savinkova
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
67.82 m
Javelin throw
details
Anna Verouli
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
70.02 m CR Antje Kempe
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
67.94 m Sofia Sakorafa
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
67.04 m
Heptathlon
details
Ramona Neubert
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
6664 pts Sabine Mobius-Paetz
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany
6594 pts Sabine Everts
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
6418 pts

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Greece)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)138728
2Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)81413
3Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)612826
4Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)3519
5Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)1449
6Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1225
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)1225
8Flag of Bulgaria (1971 - 1990).svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)1214
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1214
10Flag of Romania (1965-1989).svg  Romania  (ROU)1203
11Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1034
12Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)*1012
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)1012
14Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)1001
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)1001
16Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0112
17Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0033
18Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0011
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)0011
Totals (19 nations)414141123

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 777 athletes from 30 countries participated in the event, 21 athletes more than the official number of 756, and one country more than the official number of 29 as published. [14]

See also

Notes

Differences to competition format since the 1978 European Championships:

New events added:
  • Women's marathon
  • Women's heptathlon replaces the pentathlon

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