1974 European Athletics Championships – Men's 50 kilometres walk

Events at the
1974 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
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men
3000 m
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 50 kilometres race walk at the 1974 European Athletics Championships was held in Roma, Italy, on 7 September 1974.[1]


Gold Christoph Höhne
East Germany
Silver Otto Barch
Soviet Union
Bronze Peter Selzer
East Germany



7 September
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
Christoph Höhne East Germany 3:59:05.6 CR
Otto Barch Soviet Union 4:02:38.8
Peter Selzer East Germany 4:04:28.4
4 Vittorio Visini Italy 4:05:43.6
5 Venyamin Soldatenko Soviet Union 4:09:31.6
6 Winfried Skotnicki East Germany 4:10:19.0
7 Gerhard Weidner West Germany 4:10:52.4
8 Heinrich Schubert West Germany 4:16:05.0
9 Bernhard Kannenberg West Germany 4:21:47.8
10 Domenico Carpentieri Italy 4:22:42.6
11 John Warhurst United Kingdom 4:26:34.6
12 Rosario Valore Italy 4:30:22.8
13 Daniel Björkgren Sweden 4:31:08.8
14 Robert Dobson United Kingdom 4:35:26.4
15 Stefan Ingvarsson Sweden 4:36:18.2
16 Milan Bartos Czechoslovakia DNF
17 Yancho Kamenov Bulgaria DNF
18 Örjan Andersson Sweden DQ
19 Sergey Bondarenko Soviet Union DQ


According to an unofficial count, 19 athletes from 8 countries participated in the event.


  1. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 420–427, retrieved 13 August 2014 
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