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1958 European Championships in Athletics

6th European Athletics Championships
Host city Stockholm, Sweden
Date(s) 19 – 24 August 1958
Main stadium Stockholms Olympiastadion
Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 626 athletes from
26 nations
Events 36
1954 Bern

The 6th European Athletics Championships were held from 19–24 August 1958 in the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm, Sweden. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Medal summary

Complete results were published.[7]

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
Armin Hary (FRG) 10.3 CR Manfred Germar (FRG) 10.4 Peter Radford (GBR) 10.4
200 metres
Manfred Germar (FRG) 21.0 David Segal (GBR) 21.3 Jocelyn Delecour (FRA) 21.3
400 metres
John Wrighton (GBR) 46.3 CR John Salisbury (GBR) 46.5 Karl-Friedrich Haas (FRG) 47.0
800 metres
Mike Rawson (GBR) 1:47.8 Audun Boysen (NOR) 1:47.9 Paul Schmidt (FRG) 1:47.9
1500 metres
Brian Hewson (GBR) 3:41.9 CR Dan Waern (SWE) 3:42.1 Ron Delany (IRL) 3:42.3
5000 metres
Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak (POL) 13:53.4 CR Kazimierz Zimny (POL) 13:55.2 Gordon Pirie (GBR) 14:01.6
10,000 metres
Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak (POL) 28:56.0 CR Yevgeni Zhukov (URS) 28:58.6 Nikolay Pudov (URS) 29:02.2
110 metres hurdles
Martin Lauer (FRG) 13.7 CR Stanko Lorger (YUG) 14.1 Anatoly Mikhailov (URS) 14.4
400 metres hurdles
Yuriy Lituyev (URS) 51.1 Per-Ove Trollsås (SWE) 51.6 Bruno Galliker (SUI) 51.8
3000 metres steeplechase
Jerzy Chromik (POL) 8:38.2 CR Semyon Rzhishchin (URS) 8:38.8 Hans Huneke (FRG) 8:43.6
4 × 100 metres relay
West Germany
Walter Mahlendorf
Armin Hary
Heinz Fütterer
Manfred Germar
40.2 CR Great Britain
Peter Radford
Roy Sandstrom
David Segal
Adrian Breacker
40.2 Soviet Union
Boris Tokarev
Edvin Ozolin
Yuriy Konovalov
Leonid Bartenev
40.2
4 × 400 metres relay
Great Britain
Edward Sampson
John MacIsaac
John Wrighton
John Salisbury
3:07.9 CR West Germany
Carl Kaufmann
Manfred Poerschke
Johannes Kaiser
Karl-Friedrich Haas
3:08.2 Sweden
Nils Holmberg
Hans Lindgren
Lennart Johnsson
Alf Petersson
3:10.7
Marathon
Sergei Popov (URS) 2:15:17.0 CR Ivan Filin (URS) 2:20:50.6 Frederick Norris (GBR) 2:21:15.0
20 kilometres walk
Stan Vickers (GBR) 1:33:09.0 CR Leonid Spirin (URS) 1:35:04.2 Lennart Back (SWE) 1:35:22.2
50 kilometres walk
Yevgeniy Maskinskov (URS) 4:18:42.0 CR Abdon Pamich (ITA) 4:19:58.6 Max Weber (GDR) 4:20:31.8
High jump
Rickard Dahl (SWE) 2.12 m CR Jiří Lanský (TCH) 2.10 m Stig Pettersson (SWE) 2.10 m
Pole vault
Eeles Landström (FIN) 4.50 m CR Manfred Preussger (FRG) 4.50 m Vladimir Bulatov (URS) 4.50 m
Long jump
Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (URS) 7.81 m CR Kazimierz Kropidłowski (POL) 7.67 m Henryk Grabowski (POL) 7.51 m
Triple jump
Józef Schmidt (POL) 16.43 m CR Oleg Ryakhovskiy (URS) 16.02 m Vilhjálmur Einarsson (ISL) 16.00 m
Shot put
Arthur Rowe (GBR) 17.78 m CR Viktor Lipsnis (URS) 17.47 m Jiří Skobla (TCH) 17.12 m
Discus throw
Edmund Piątkowski (POL) 53.92 m CR Todor Artarski (BUL) 53.82 m Vladimir Trusenyev (URS) 53.74 m
Javelin throw
Janusz Sidło (POL) 80.16 m CR Egil Danielsen (NOR) 78.27 m Gergely Kulcsár (HUN) 75.25 m
Hammer throw
Tadeusz Rut (POL) 64.78 m CR Mikhail Krivonosov (URS) 63.78 m Gyula Zsivótzky (HUN) 63.68 m
Decathlon
Vasili Kuznetsov (URS) 7865 pts CR Uno Palu (URS) 7329 pts Walter Meier (GDR) 7249 pts

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
Heather Young (GBR) 11.7 CR= Vera Krepkina (URS) 11.7 Christa Stubnick (GDR) 11.8
200 metres
Barbara Janiszewska (POL) 24.1 Hannelore Sadau (GDR) 24.3 Maria Itkina (URS) 24.3
400 metres
Maria Itkina (URS) 53.7 CR Yekaterina Parlyuk (URS) 54.8 Molly Hiscox (GBR) 55.7
800 metres
Yelizaveta Yermolayeva (URS) 2:06.3 CR Diane Leather (GBR) 2:06.6 Dzidra Levitska (URS) 2:06.6
4 × 100 metres relay
Soviet Union
Vera Krepkina
Linda Kepp
Nina Polyakova
Valentina Maslovskaya
45.3 Great Britain
Madeleine Weston
Dorothy Hyman
Marianne Dew
Carole Quinton
46.0 Poland
Maria Chojnacka
Barbara Janiszewska
Celina Jesionowska
Maria Bibro
46.0
80 metres hurdles
Galina Bystrova (URS) 10.9 CR Zenta Kopp (FRG) 10.9 Gisela Birkemeyer (GDR) 11.0
Long jump
Liesel Jakobi (FRG) 6.14 m CR Valentina Lituyeva (URS) 6.00 m Nina Protchenko (URS) 5.99 m
High jump
Iolanda Balaş (ROU) 1.77 m CR Taisia Chenchik (URS) 1.70 m Dorothy Shirley (GBR) 1.67 m
Shot put
Marianne Werner (FRG) 15.74 m CR Tamara Tyshkevich (URS) 15.54 m Tamara Press (URS) 15.53 m
Discus throw
Tamara Press (URS) 53.32 m CR Štěpánka Mertová (TCH) 52.19 m Kriemhild Hausmann (FRG) 50.99 m
Javelin throw
Dana Zátopková (TCH) 56.02 m CR Birutė Zalogaitytė (URS) 51.30 m Jutta Neumann (FRG) 50.50 m
Pentathlon
Galina Bystrova (URS) 4733 pts CR Nina Vinogradyeva (URS) 4627 pts Edeltraud Eiberle (FRG) 4545 pts

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 11 15 9 35
2 Poland 8 2 2 12
3 Great Britain 7 5 5 17
4 West Germany 6 3 6 15
5 Sweden 1 2 3 6
6 Czechoslovakia 1 2 1 4
7 Finland 1 0 0 1
7= Romania 1 0 0 1
9 East Germany 0 2 4 6
10 Norway 0 2 0 2
11= Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
11= Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
11= Italy 0 1 0 1
14 Hungary 0 0 2 2
15= France 0 0 1 1
15= Iceland 0 0 1 1
15= Switzerland 0 0 1 1
15= Ireland 0 0 1 1

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 629 athletes from 26 countries participated in the event, three athletes more than the official number of 626 as published.[8] A joint German team comprising athletes from both East and West Germany was competing. Assignment of the athletes to East or West Germany was accomplished using the database of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Leichtathletik-Dokumentation 1990 e.V.[9]

References

  1. ^ Athletics - Euopean Games in Sweden, Glasgow Herald, August 19, 1958, p. 3, retrieved August 29, 2014 
  2. ^ Athletics - Gold Medal for Britain in European Games, Glasgow Herald, August 20, 1958, p. 3, retrieved August 29, 2014 
  3. ^ Athletics - European Championships, Glasgow Herald, August 21, 1958, p. 9, retrieved August 29, 2014 
  4. ^ Athletics - Gold Medal for Rawson - Disqualification Overruled, Glasgow Herald, August 22, 1958, p. 3, retrieved August 29, 2014 
  5. ^ Athletics - No medlas for Britain - Three Fourth Places, Glasgow Herald, August 23, 1958, p. 8, retrieved August 29, 2014 
  6. ^ Fine Win by Hewson at Stockholm, Glasgow Herald, August 25, 1958, p. 8, retrieved August 29, 2014 
  7. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 384–390, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  8. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  9. ^ Ausgewählte LA-Statistiken der DGLD - deutsche Athleten/Innen: Endkampfteilnahme: OS,WM,EM (in German), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Leichtathletik-Dokumentation 1990 e.V., retrieved 30 August 2014 
  • "European Championships (Men)". gbrathletics.com. 2007. Archived from the original on 2 September 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2010. 
  • "European Championships (Women)". gbrathletics.com. 2007. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2010. 

External links

  • European Athletics
  • Athletix
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