|14th European Athletics Championships|
The logo of the 1986 European Athletics Championships
|Host city||Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany|
|Date(s)||26 – 31 August 1986|
|Participation||906 athletes from |
The 14th European Athletics Championships were held from 26 to 31 August 1986 at the Neckarstadion, now known as Mercedes-Benz Arena, in Stuttgart, a city in West Germany. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald. [ excessive citations ]
The European Athletics Championships is a biennial athletics event organised by the European Athletics Association. First held in 1934 in Turin, the Championships have taken place every four years, with a few exceptions. Since 2010, they have been organised every two years, and when they coincide with the Summer Olympics, the marathon and racewalking events are not contested. From 2018, European Championships not held in an Olympic year will form part of the European Championships, a new quadrennial multi-sport event designed and held by individual European sports federations.
Mercedes-Benz Arena is a stadium located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany and home to German Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart.
Stuttgart is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. Stuttgart is located on the Neckar river in a fertile valley known locally as the "Stuttgart Cauldron". It lies an hour from the Swabian Jura and the Black Forest. Its urban area has a population of 634,830, making it the sixth largest city in Germany. 2.8 million people live in the city's administrative region and 5.3 million people in its metropolitan area, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Germany. The city and metropolitan area are consistently ranked among the top 20 European metropolitan areas by GDP; Mercer listed Stuttgart as 21st on its 2015 list of cities by quality of living, innovation agency 2thinknow ranked the city 24th globally out of 442 cities and the Globalization and World Cities Research Network ranked the city as a Beta-status world city in their 2014 survey.
Complete results were published.
1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994
|100 metres|| Linford Christie ||10.15|| Steffen Bringmann ||10.20|| Bruno Marie-Rose ||10.21|
|200 metres|| Vladimir Krylov ||20.52|| Jürgen Evers ||20.75|| Andrey Fedoriv ||20.84|
|400 metres|| Roger Black ||44.59|| Thomas Schönlebe ||44.63|| Mathias Schersing ||44.85|
|800 metres|| Sebastian Coe ||1:44.50|| Tom McKean ||1:44.61|| Steve Cram ||1:44.88|
|1500 metres|| Steve Cram ||3:41.09|| Sebastian Coe ||3:41.67|| Han Kulker ||3:42.11|
|5000 metres|| Jack Buckner ||13:10.15|| Stefano Mei ||13:11.57|| Tim Hutchings ||13:12.88|
|10,000 metres|| Stefano Mei ||27:56.79|| Alberto Cova ||27:57.93|| Salvatore Antibo ||28:00.25|
|Marathon|| Gelindo Bordin ||2: 10:54|| Orlando Pizzolato ||2: 10:57|| Herbert Steffny ||2: 11:30|
|110 metres hurdles|| Stéphane Caristan ||13.20|| Arto Bryggare ||13.42|| Carlos Sala ||13.50|
|400 metres hurdles|| Harald Schmid ||48:65|| Aleksandr Vasilyev ||48:76|| Sven Nylander ||49:38|
|3000 metres steeplechase|| Hagen Melzer ||8:16.65|| Francesco Panetta ||8:16.85|| Patriz Ilg ||8:16.92|
|20 kilometres walk|| Jozef Pribilinec ||1: 21:15|| Maurizio Damilano ||1: 21:17|| Miguel Ángel Prieto ||1: 21:36|
|50 kilometres walk|| Hartwig Gauder ||3: 40:55|| Vyacheslav Ivanenko ||3: 41:54|| Valeriy Suntsov ||3: 42:38|
|4x100 metres relay || Aleksandr Yevgenyev |
|38.29|| Thomas Schröder |
|38.64|| Elliot Bunney |
|4x400 metres relay|| Derek Redmond |
|2:59.84|| Klaus Just |
|3:00.17|| Vladimir Prosin |
1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994
|High jump|| Igor Paklin ||2.34|| Sergey Malchenko ||2.31|| Carlo Thränhardt ||2.31|
|Long jump|| Robert Emmiyan ||8.41|| Sergey Layevskiy ||8.01|| Giovanni Evangelisti ||7.92|
|Pole vault|| Sergey Bubka ||5.85|| Vasiliy Bubka ||5.75|| Philippe Collet ||5.75|
|Triple jump|| Khristo Markov ||17.66|| Māris Bružiks ||17.33|| Oleg Protsenko ||17.28|
|Shot put|| Werner Günthör ||22.22|| Ulf Timmermann ||21.84|| Udo Beyer ||20.74|
|Discus throw|| Romas Ubartas ||67.08|| Georgiy Kolnootchenko ||66.32|| Vaclavas Kidykas ||65.60|
|Javelin throw|| Klaus Tafelmeier ||84.76|| Detlef Michel ||81.90|| Viktor Yevsyukov ||81.80|
|Hammer throw|| Yuriy Sedykh ||86.74|
| Sergey Litvinov ||85.74|| Igor Nikulin ||82.20|
|Decathlon|| Daley Thompson ||8811|| Jürgen Hingsen ||8730|| Siegfried Wentz ||8676|
1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994
|100 metres|| Marlies Göhr ||10.91|| Aneliya Nuneva ||11.04|| Nelli Cooman ||11.08|
|200 metres|| Heike Drechsler ||21.71|
| Marie-Christine Cazier ||22.32|| Silke Gladisch ||22.64|
|400 metres|| Marita Koch ||48.22|| Olga Vladykina ||49.67|| Petra Muller ||49.88|
|800 metres|| Nadezhda Olizarenko ||1:57.15|| Sigrun Wodars ||1:57.42|| Lyubov Gurina ||1:57.73|
|1500 metres|| Ravilya Agletdinova ||4:01.19|| Tetyana Samolenko ||4:02.36|| Doina Melinte ||4:02.44|
|3000 metres|| Olga Bondarenko ||8:33.99|| Maricica Puică ||8:35.92|| Yvonne Murray ||8:37.15|
|10,000 metres|| Ingrid Kristiansen ||30:23.25|| Olga Bondarenko ||30:57.21|| Ulrike Bruns ||31:19.76|
|Marathon|| Rosa Mota ||2:28:38|| Laura Fogli ||2:32:52|| Yekaterina Khramenkova ||2:34:18|
|100 metres hurdles|| Yordanka Donkova ||12.38|| Cornelia Oschkenat ||12.55|| Ginka Zagorcheva ||12.70|
|400 metres hurdles|| Marina Stepanova ||53.32|
| Sabine Busch ||53.60|| Cornelia Feuerbach ||54.13|
|10 kilometres walk|| Mari Cruz Díaz ||46:09|| Ann Jansson ||46:13|| Siv Ibáñez ||46:19|
|4x100 metres relay|| Silke Gladisch |
|41.84|| Ginka Zagorcheva |
|42.68|| Antonia Nastorburko |
|4x400 metres relay|| Kirsten Emmelmann |
|3:16.87|| Gisela Kinzel |
|3:22.80|| Ewa Kasprzyk |
1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994
|High jump|| Stefka Kostadinova ||2.00|| Svetlana Isaeva-Leseva ||1.93|| Olga Turchak ||1.93|
|Long jump|| Heike Drechsler ||7.27|| Galina Chistyakova ||7.09|| Helga Radtke ||6.89|
|Shot put|| Heidi Krieger ||21.10|| Ines Müller ||20.81|| Natalya Akhrimenko ||20.68|
|Discus throw|| Diana Sachse ||71.36|| Tsvetanka Khristova ||69.52|| Martina Opitz ||68.26|
|Javelin throw|| Fatima Whitbread ||77.44|| Petra Felke ||72.52|| Beate Peters ||68.04|
|Heptathlon|| Anke Behmer ||6717|| Natalya Schubenkova ||6645|| Judy Simpson ||6623|
All the medals All the medals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1dLKh0aH1U&list=PLK1QYHf4OvhN6ydKbmo2wLecwCOef15SL
Host nation (West Germany)
|Totals (17 nations)||43||43||43||129|
According to an unofficial count, 878 athletes from 31 countries participated in the event, 28 athletes less than the official number of 906 as published.
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