1969 European Indoor Games

The 4th European Indoor Games were held between 8–9 March 1969 in Belgrade, the capital of Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia). In 1970 the European Indoor Games were replaced by the European Athletics Indoor Championships.

1969 European Indoor Games
Belgrade Fair - Hall 1.jpg
Dates8–9 March 1969
Host cityBelgrade
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
VenueBelgrade Fair – Hall 1
Events23
Participation220 athletes from
22 nations

The track used for the championships was 195 metres long.

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 metres
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  Zenon Nowosz (POL) 5.8   Valeriy Borzov (URS) 5.8   Bob Frith (GBR) 5.8
400 metres
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  Jan Balachowski (POL) 47.3   Jan Werner (POL) 47.4   Yuriy Zorin (URS) 47.4
800 metres
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  Dieter Fromm (GDR) 1:46.6 CR   Henryk Szordykowski (POL) 1:47.1   Noel Carroll (IRL) 1:47.6
1500 metres
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  Edgard Salvé (BEL) 3:45.9   Knut Brustad (NOR) 3:46.2   Walter Wilkinson (GBR) 3:46.4
3000 metres
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  Ian Stewart (GBR) 7:55.4 CR   Javier Álvarez (ESP) 7:56.2   Werner Girke (FRG) 7:56.8
50 metres hurdles
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  Alan Pascoe (GBR) 6.6   Werner Trzmiel (FRG) 6.6   Nicolae Pertea (ROM) 6.7
4 × 390 metres relay
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  Poland
Jan Werner
Jan Radomski
Andrzej Badeński
Jan Balachowski
3:01.9   Soviet Union
Leonid Mikishev
Aleksandr Bratchikov
Valeriy Borzov
Yuriy Zorin
3:01.9   West Germany
Dieter Hübner
Herbert Moser
Peter Bernreuther
Manfred Kinder
3:04.5
Medley relay
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  Poland
Edward Romanowski
Andrzej Badeński
Henryk Szordykowski
Jan Radomski
4:16.4 Only one finishing team
3 × 1000 metres relay
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  West Germany
Anton Adam
Walter Adams
Harald Norpoth
7:08.0   Czechoslovakia
Ján Šišovský
Petr Blaha
Pavel Pěnkava
7:23.1   Yugoslavia
Radovan Piplović
Slavko Koprivica
Adam Ladik
7:42.8
High jump
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  Valentin Gavrilov (URS) 2.14   Henry Elliott (FRA) 2.14   Șerban Ioan (ROM) 2.14
Pole vault
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  Wolfgang Nordwig (GDR) 5.20 =CR   Hennadiy Bleznitsov (URS) 5.10   Joachim Bär (GDR) 5.10
Long jump
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  Klaus Beer (GDR) 7.77   Lynn Davies (GBR) 7.76   Rafael Blanquer (ESP) 7.63
Triple jump
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  Nikolay Dudkin (URS) 16.73 CR   Zoltán Cziffra (HUN) 16.46   Carol Corbu (ROM) 16.20
Shot put
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  Heinfried Birlenbach (FRG) 19.51 CR   Hartmut Briesenick (GDR) 19.19   Heinz-Joachim Rothenburg (GDR) 18.69

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 metres
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  Irena Szewińska (POL) 6.4   Sylviane Telliez (FRA) 6.5   Madeleine Cobb (GBR) 6.5
400 metres
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  Colette Besson (FRA) 54.0 CR   Christel Frese (FRG) 54.8   Rosemary Stirling (GBR) 54.8
800 metres
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  Barbara Wieck (GDR) 2:05.3 CR   Magdolna Kulcsár (HUN) 2:07.5   Anna Zimina (URS) 2:08.0
50 metres hurdles
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  Karin Balzer (GDR) 7.2   Meta Antenen (SUI) 7.3   Christine Perera (GBR) 7.4
4 × 195 metres relay
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  France
Odette Ducas
Sylviane Telliez
Colette Besson
Christiane Martinetto
1:34.3   Soviet Union
Galina Bukharina
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Golomazova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
1:34.6   Yugoslavia
Darja Marolt
Verica Ambrozi
Ljiljana Petnjarić
Marijana Lubej
1:36.9
Medley relay
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  Soviet Union
Vera Popkova
Lyudmila Samotyosova
Raisa Nikonorova
Anna Zimina
4:52.4   Poland
Irena Szewińska
Zdzisława Robaszewska
Elżbieta Skowrońska
Zofia Kołakowska
4:53.2   Yugoslavia
Verica Ambrozi
Ika Maričić
Mirjana Kovačev
Ninoslava Tikvicki
5:05.9
High jump
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  Rita Schmidt (GDR) 1.82   Yordanka Blagoeva (BUL) 1.82   Antonina Lazareva (URS) 1.79
Long jump
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  Irena Szewińska (POL) 6.38   Sue Scott (GBR) 6.18   Meta Antenen (SUI) 6.15
Shot put
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  Marita Lange (GDR) 17.52   Ivanka Khristova (BUL) 16.94   Ingeburg Friedrich (GDR) 16.42

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)71311
2  Poland (POL)6309
3  Soviet Union (URS)34310
4  Great Britain (GBR)2259
5  West Germany (FRG)2226
6  France (FRA)2204
7  Belgium (BEL)1001
8  Bulgaria (BUL)0202
  Hungary (HUN)0202
10  Spain (ESP)0112
   Switzerland (SUI)0112
12  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
  Norway (NOR)0101
14  Romania (ROU)0033
  Yugoslavia (YUG)0033
16  Ireland (IRL)0011
Totals (16 nations)23222267

Participating nationsEdit

ReferencesEdit