1969 European Athletics Championships – Men's decathlon

Events at the
1969 European
Athletics Championships

Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's decathlon at the 1969 European Athletics Championships was held in Athens, Greece, at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium on 17 and 18 September 1969.[1]

Medalists

Gold Joachim Kirst
East Germany
Silver Herbert Wessel
East Germany
Bronze Viktor Chelnokov
Soviet Union

Results

Final

17/18 September

  The highest mark recorded in each event is highlighted in yellow
Rank Name Nationality 100m LJ SP HJ 400m 110m H DT PV JT 1500m Points Notes
Joachim Kirst East Germany 10.8 7.62 16.28 2.13 47.9 15.9 44.70 4.10 57.60 4:58.7 7910 (8041) CR
Herbert Wessel East Germany 10.9 7.37 w 14.21 1.98 49.6 15.4 40.98 4.60 54.16 4:37.0 7683 (7828)
Viktor Chelnokov Soviet Union 10.9 6.98 w 15.12 1.86 49.0 16.7 47.34 4.10 67.86 4:31.5 7653 (7801)
4 Nikolay Avilov Soviet Union 11.4 7.40 w 13.39 2.04 49.2 15.0 41.86 4.10 58.76 4:28.9 7648 (7779)
5 Rüdiger Demmig East Germany 11.1 7.03 w 13.38 1.89 48.0 15.0 43.56 4.20 53.12 4:37.0 7469 (7631)
6 Horst Mandl Austria 11.3 7.15 13.38 1.92 49.8 15.1 40.00 4.40 58.42 4:38.8 7439 (7579)
7 Lennart Hedmark Sweden 11.4 7.13 w 13.62 1.89 50.2 15.5 42.44 4.10 66.64 4:42.3 7402 (7531)
8 Urs Trautmann Switzerland 11.3 7.04 w 14.17 1.95 50.8 15.9 44.60 3.90 61.86 4:42.6 7332 (7487)
9 Leonid Litvinenko Soviet Union 11.1 7.13 w 13.90 1.83 49.2 15.0 41.02 3.40 54.08 4:24.3 7245 (7410)
10 Spas Dzhurov Bulgaria 11.1 6.79 w 15.02 1.83 50.3 15.7 41.38 4.10 55.36 4:41.6 7204 (7384)
11 József Bákái Hungary 11.2 7.26 w 14.32 1.89 52.1 16.6 46.46 4.20 60.84 5:11.0 7167 (7334)
12 Charlemagne Anyanah France 11.1 6.65 13.67 1.89 50.2 15.3 38.50 4.00 59.48 4:44.8 7146 (7321)
13 Tadeusz Janczenko Poland 10.9 7.28 w 12.81 1.92 50.4 17.1 40.48 4.00 53.10 5:01.1 6956 (7163)
14 Hannu Kyösola Finland 11.2 7.46 13.09 1.80 50.1 16.0 35.54 3.30 61.90 4:35.8 6979 (7113)
15 Steen Smidt-Jensen Denmark 11.2 6.81 w 11.99 2.01 50.8 15.1 40.38 4.00 53.10 5:01.1 7011 (7091)
16 Jan Neckář Czechoslovakia 11.7 6.50 w 13.01 1.92 52.9 15.9 40.36 3.70 68.16 4:36.4 6927 (7077)
17 Yordan Miyakov Bulgaria 11.6 6.49 w 14.26 1.75 53.2 16.1 41.84 4.10 61.44 4:40.9 6851 (7016)
18 Rafael Cano Spain 11.2 7.17 w 11.22 1.89 50.0 15.8 33.42 3.90 52.32 4:40.6 6841 (7005)
19 Vasilios Sevastis Greece 11.5 7.45 w 12.00 NH 50.6 16.2 36.02 3.50 51.80 4:30.2 6120 (6768)
20 Franz Biedermann Liechtenstein 11.7 6.61 w 10.23 1.80 51.3 16.4 33.16 4.10 57.64 4:30.0 6542 (6696)
21 Freddy Herbrandt Belgium 11.3 7.55 w 13.49 1.98 57.3 16.5 42.18 4.00 44.88 DNF
22 Clive Longe United Kingdom 11.2 6.84 w 14.22 1.75 49.7 15.5 42.86 4.40 NM DNF
23 Arthur Hess Switzerland 10.9 7.25 w 13.53 1.80 DNF
24 Edward de Noorlander Netherlands 11.4 7.02 w 13.46 2.01 49.2 15.1 40.40 4.10 50.94 4:20.5 DQ

:The Dutch athlete Edward de Noorlander initially finished 6th, but was disqualified for the use of amphetamine. This was the first disqualification for doping in athletics.[2][3]

Participation

According to an unofficial count, 24 athletes from 18 countries participated in the event.

References

  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 405–412, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  2. ^ Cashmore, Ellis; Cashmore, Ernest, Sports Culture: An A-Z Guide, Taylor & Francis, 2003, p. 92, retrieved 6 September 2014 
  3. ^ Sport & Santé - Dopage - Les amphétamines : exemples (in French), retrieved 6 September 2014 
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