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1990 European Athletics Championships – Women's 800 metres

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1990 European Athletics Championships – Women's 800 metres

Events at the 1990 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
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's 800 metres event at the 1990 European Championships in Split, Yugoslavia, held at Stadion Poljud on 27, 28, and 29 August 1990.[1]


Gold Sigrun Wodars
East Germany
Silver Christine Wachtel
East Germany
Bronze Liliya Nurutdinova
Soviet Union



29 August
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
Sigrun Wodars East Germany 1:55.87
Christine Wachtel East Germany 1:56.11
Liliya Nurutdinova Soviet Union 1:57.39
4 Ellen van Langen Netherlands 1:57.57
5 Ella Kovacs Romania 1:58.33
6 Tudoriţa Chidu Romania 1:59.09
7 Lyubov Gurina Soviet Union 1:59.59
8 Diane Edwards United Kingdom 2:02.62


28 August

Semi-final 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Sigrun Wodars East Germany 2:01.03 Q
2 Ellen van Langen Netherlands 2:01.14 Q
3 Tudoriţa Chidu Romania 2:01.22 Q
4 Tatyana Grebenchuk Soviet Union 2:01.43
5 Birte Bruhns East Germany 2:01.70
6 Gabi Lesch West Germany 2:02.01
7 Ann Williams United Kingdom 2:03.36
8 Aisling Molloy Ireland 2:04.20

Semi-final 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Christine Wachtel East Germany 1:59.60 Q
2 Ella Kovacs Romania 1:59.65 Q
3 Liliya Nurutdinova Soviet Union 1:59.91 Q
4 Lyubov Gurina Soviet Union 1:59.98 q
5 Diane Edwards United Kingdom 2:00.17 q
6 Aurica Mitrea Romania 2:00.75
7 Elsa Amaral Portugal 2:01.49
8 Mayte Zúñiga Spain 2:01.81


27 August

Heat 1

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Sigrun Wodars East Germany 2:00.31 Q
2 Lyubov Gurina Soviet Union 2:00.47 Q
3 Ella Kovacs Romania 2:00.54 Q
4 Ellen van Langen Netherlands 2:00.69 Q
5 Elsa Amaral Portugal 2:01.21 q
6 Aurica Mitrea Romania 2:01.44 q
7 Lorraine Baker United Kingdom 2:02.04

Heat 2

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Tudoriţa Chidu Romania 2:01.62 Q
2 Liliya Nurutdinova Soviet Union 2:01.63 Q
3 Diane Edwards United Kingdom 2:01.65 Q
4 Birte Bruhns East Germany 2:01.94 Q
5 Nicoleta Tozzi Italy 2:02.65
6 Maria Akraka Sweden 2:02.83
7 Theresia Kiesl Austria 2:06.44

Heat 3

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Christine Wachtel East Germany 2:00.82 Q
2 Tatyana Grebenchuk Soviet Union 2:00.94 Q
3 Mayte Zúñiga Spain 2:01.13 Q
4 Aisling Molloy Ireland 2:01.14 Q
5 Ann Williams United Kingdom 2:01.22 q
6 Gabi Lesch West Germany 2:01.49 q
7 Slobodanka Čolović Yugoslavia 2:01.95


According to an unofficial count, 21 athletes from 13 countries participated in the event.

See also


  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 451–460, retrieved 13 August 2014 

External links

  • Jeube, Jorge. "XV Campeonatos de Europa De Atletismo" (in Spanish). Jorge Jeube. Archived from the original on 24 January 2008. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  • "15th European Athletics Championships, Split 1990". AthleticsDB. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
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