1998 European Athletics Championships

The 17th European Athletics Championships were held from 18 August to 23 August 1998 in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.

17th European Athletics Championships
1998budapest
Host cityBudapest, Hungary
Date(s)18–23 August 1998
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Participation44 nations
Events46

Men's results

Track

1990 |1994 |1998 |2002 |2006 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
Darren Campbell
 Great Britain
10.04 Dwain Chambers
 Great Britain
10.10 Haralabos Papadias
 Greece
10.17
200 m
Douglas Walker
 Great Britain
20.53 Douglas Turner
 Great Britain
20.64 Julian Golding
 Great Britain
20.72
400 m
Iwan Thomas
 Great Britain
44.52 Robert Maćkowiak
 Poland
45.04 Mark Richardson
 Great Britain
45.14
800 m
Nils Schumann
 Germany
1:44.89 André Bucher
  Switzerland
1:45.04 Lukáš Vydra
 Czech Republic
1:45.23
1500 m
Reyes Estévez
 Spain
3:41.31 Rui Silva
 Portugal
3:41.84 Fermín Cacho
 Spain
3:42.43
5000 m
Isaac Viciosa
 Spain
13:37.46 Manuel Pancorbo
 Spain
13:38.03 Mark Carroll
 Ireland
13:38.15
10,000 m
António Pinto
 Portugal
27:48.62 Dieter Baumann
 Germany
27:56.75 Stéphane Franke
 Germany
27:59.90
Marathon
Stefano Baldini
 Italy
2:12:01 Danilo Goffi
 Italy
2:12:11 Vincenzo Modica
 Italy
2:12:53
110 metres hurdles
Colin Jackson
 Great Britain
13.02 Falk Balzer
 Germany
13.12 Robin Korving
 Netherlands
13.20
400 metres hurdles
Paweł Januszewski
 Poland
48.18 Ruslan Mashchenko
 Russia
48.25 Fabrizio Mori
 Italy
48.71
3000 metres steeplechase
Damian Kallabis
 Germany
8:13.10 Alessandro Lambruschini
 Italy
8:16.70 Jim Svenøy
 Norway
8:18.97
20 kilometres walk
Ilya Markov
 Russia
1:21:10 Aigars Fadejevs
 Latvia
1:21:29 Paquillo Fernández
 Spain
1:21:39
50 kilometres walk
Robert Korzeniowski
 Poland
3:43:51 Valentin Kononen
 Finland
3:44:29 Andrey Plotnikov
 Russia
3:45:53
4 × 100 metres relay
Allyn Condon
Darren Campbell
Douglas Walker
Julian Golding
 Great Britain

38.52

Thierry Lubin
Frédéric Krantz
Christophe Cheval
Needy Guims
 France

38.87

Marcin Krzywański
Marcin Nowak
Piotr Balcerzak
Ryszard Pilarczyk
 Poland

38.98

4 × 400 metres relay
Mark Hylton
Jamie Baulch,
Iwan Thomas
Mark Richardson
 Great Britain
2.58.68 Piotr Rysiukiewicz
Tomasz Czubak
Piotr Haczek
Robert Maćkowiak
 Poland
2:58.88 Antonio Andres
Juan Trull
Andrés Martinez
David Canal
 Spain
3:02.47

Field

1990 |1994 |1998 |2002 |2006 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
Artur Partyka
 Poland
2.34 Dalton Grant
 Great Britain
2.34 Sergey Klyugin
 Russia
2.32
Long jump
Kirill Sosunov
 Russia
8.28 Bogdan Ţăruş
 Romania
8.21 Petar Dachev
 Bulgaria
8.06
Pole vault
Maksim Tarasov
 Russia
5.81 Tim Lobinger
 Germany
5.81 Jean Galfione
 France
5.76
Triple jump
Jonathan Edwards
 Great Britain
17.99 Denis Kapustin
 Russia
17.45 Rostislav Dimitrov
 Bulgaria
17.26
Shot put
Oleksandr Bagach
 Ukraine
21.17 Oliver-Sven Buder
 Germany
20.98 Yuriy Bilonoh
 Ukraine
20.92
Discus throw
Lars Riedel
 Germany
67.07 Jürgen Schult
 Germany
66.69 Virgilijus Alekna
 Lithuania
66.46
Javelin throw
Steve Backley
 Great Britain
89.72 Mick Hill
 Great Britain
86.92 Raymond Hecht
 Germany
86.63
Hammer throw
Tibor Gécsek
 Hungary
82.87 Balázs Kiss
 Hungary
81.26 Karsten Kobs
 Germany
80.13
Decathlon
Erki Nool
 Estonia
8667 Eduard Hämäläinen
 Finland
8587 Lev Lobodin
 Russia
8571

Women's results

Track

1990 |1994 |1998 |2002 |2006 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
Christine Arron
 France
10.73
ER
Irina Privalova
 Russia
10.83 Ekaterini Thanou
 Greece
10.87
200 metres
Irina Privalova
 Russia
22.62 Zhanna Pintusevich
 Ukraine
22.74 Melanie Paschke
 Germany
22.78
400 metres
Grit Breuer
 Germany
49.93 Helena Fuchsová
 Czech Republic
50.21 Olga Kotlyarova
 Russia
50.38
800 metres
Yelena Afanasyeva
 Russia
1:58.50 Malin Ewerlöf
 Sweden
1:59.61 Stephanie Graf
 Austria
2:00.11
1500 metres
Svetlana Masterkova
 Russia
4:11.91 Carla Sacramento
 Portugal
4:12.62 Anita Weyermann
  Switzerland
4:13.06
5000 metres
Sonia O'Sullivan
 Ireland
15:06.50 Gabriela Szabo
 Romania
15:08.31 Marta Domínguez
 Spain
15:10.54
10,000 metres
Sonia O'Sullivan
 Ireland
31:29.33 Fernanda Ribeiro
 Portugal
31:32.42 Lidia Șimon
 Romania
31:32.64
Marathon
Manuela Machado
 Portugal
2:27:10 Madina Biktagirova
 Russia
2:28:01 Maura Viceconte
 Italy
2:28:31
100 metres hurdles
Svetla Dimitrova
 Bulgaria
12.56 Brigita Bukovec
 Slovenia
12.65 Irina Korotya
 Russia
12.85
400 metres hurdles
Ionela Târlea
 Romania
53.37 Tetyana Tereshchuk
 Ukraine
54.07 Silvia Rieger
 Germany
54.45
10 kilometres walk
Annarita Sidoti
 Italy
42:49 Erica Alfridi
 Italy
42:54 Susana Feitor
 Portugal
42:55
4 × 100 metres relay
Katia Benth
Frédérique Bangué
Sylviane Félix
Christine Arron
 France
42.59 Melanie Paschke
Gabi Rockmeier
Birgit Rockmeier
Andrea Philipp
 Germany
42.68 Oksana Ekk
Galina Malchugina
Natalya Voronova
Irina Privalova
 Russia
42.73
4 × 400 metres relay
Anke Feller
Uta Rohländer
Silvia Rieger
Grit Breuer
 Germany
3:23.03 Natalya Khrushcheleva
Svetlana Goncharenko
Yekaterina Bakhvalova
Olga Kotlyarova
 Russia
3:23.56 Donna Fraser
Vikki Jamison
Katharine Merry
Allison Curbishley
 Great Britain
3:25.66

Field

1990 |1994 |1998 |2002 |2006 |

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
Monica Dinescu
 Romania
1.97 Donata Jancewicz
 Poland
1.95 Alina Astafei
 Germany
1.95
Long jump
Heike Drechsler
 Germany
7.16 Fiona May
 Italy
7.11 Lyudmila Galkina
 Russia
7.06
Pole vault
Anzhela Balakhonova
 Ukraine
4.31 Nicole Humbert
 Germany
4.31 Yvonne Buschbaum
 Germany
4.31
Triple jump
Olga Vasdeki
 Greece
14.55 Šárka Kašpárková
 Czech Republic
14.53 Tereza Marinova
 Bulgaria
14.50
Shot put
Vita Pavlysh
 Ukraine
21.69 Irina Korzhanenko
 Russia
19.71 Yanina Karolchik
 Belarus
19.23
Discus throw
Franka Dietzsch
 Germany
67.49 Natalya Sadova
 Russia
66.94 Nicoleta Grasu
 Romania
65.94
Javelin throw
Tanja Damaske
 Germany
69.10 Tatyana Shikolenko
 Russia
66.92 Mikaela Ingberg
 Finland
64.92
Hammer throw
Mihaela Melinte
 Romania
71.17 Olga Kuzenkova
 Russia
69.28 Kirsten Münchow
 Germany
65.61
Heptathlon
Denise Lewis
 Great Britain
6559 Urszula Włodarczyk
 Poland
6460 Natallia Sazanovich
 Belarus
6410

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Hungary)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Great Britain94316
2 Germany87823
3 Russia69722
4 Poland3418
5 Romania3227
6 Ukraine3216
7 Italy2439
8 Portugal2316
9 Spain2147
10 France2114
11 Hungary*1102
12 Bulgaria1034
13 Greece1023
14 Estonia1001
15 Czech Republic0213
 Finland0213
17  Switzerland0112
18 Latvia0101
 Slovenia0101
 Sweden0101
21 Belarus0022
22 Austria0011
 Lithuania0011
 Netherlands0011
 Norway0011
Totals (25 nations)444645135

See also

Notes

Differences to competition format since the 1994 European Championships

New events added:

    • Women's 5000 m replaces the 3000 m
    • Women's Pole Vault
    • Women's Hammer Throw

References

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 110 metres hurdles

The men's 110 metres hurdles at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 21 and 22 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 20 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Men's 20 km walk event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. There were a total number of 33 participating athletes, with the race held on 18 August 1998.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 400 metres hurdles

The men's 400 metres hurdles at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 18, 19 and 20 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

The men's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 22 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

The men's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 22 and 23 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's 50 kilometres walk

The Men's 50 km walk event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary was held on Friday August 21, 1998.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's decathlon

The men's decathlon competition at the 1998 European Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, was held on 18 August and 19 August 1998. The event was one of the permit meetings of the inaugural 1998 IAAF World Combined Events Challenge.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's discus throw

The final of the Men's discus throw event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary was held on August 23, 1998. There were a total number of 31 participating athletes. The qualifying rounds were held on August 22, with the standard mark needed to reach the final set at 63.00 metres.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's hammer throw

These are the official results of the Men's hammer throw event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Thirty-six athletes took part. The qualification mark was set at 77.00 metres.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's high jump

The men's high jump at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 19 and 21 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's javelin throw

These are the official results of the Men's javelin throw event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. There were a total number of 26 participating athletes. The final was held on 23 August 1998, two days after the qualification round where the mark was set at 82.00 metres. Title defender Steve Backley from Great Britain won the title for a third time in a row, setting a new championship record in the final round: 89.72 metres.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's long jump

The men's long jump at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 18 and 19 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Men's marathon

These are the official results of the Men's Marathon competition at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The race was held on Saturday August 22, 1998. Italian runners, led by Stefano Baldini, swept the medals.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's 100 metres

The women's 100 metres at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 18 and 19 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's 10 kilometres walk

These are the official results of the Women's 10 km walk event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The event was held on August 20, 1998.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 100 metres relay

The women's 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 22 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay

The women's 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 22 and 23 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's high jump

The women's high jump at the 1998 European Athletics Championships was held at the Népstadion on 20 and 23 August.

1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's marathon

These are the official results of the Women's Marathon competition at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The race was held on Sunday August 23, 1998.

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