QUOTE OF THE DAY
“I got really scared, but I managed to avoid the collision,” 1500 m winner Ingebrigtsen.
RESULT OF THE DAY
Renaud Lavillenie clearing world lead twice 592 and 597, it is also second best mark in the history of European Championships.
SURPRISE OF THE DAY
Henrik Ingebrigtsen winning the 1500 m for Norway and Netherlands men in 4×100 m.
Ladji Doucoure leading his semifinal in the 110h, then after 9th hurdle
stumbled. Ukraine did not pass the baton as top favorite in women 4×100
m, Great Britain did not finish men 4×100 m, Turkish Ilham Tanui Ozbilen
(former Kenyan William Biwott) disqualified for obstruction in the 1500
m, was later reinstated.
SPECTATORS (official figures) : in total 162 532
WEDNESDAY: 17 353 morning, 22 063 evening
THURSDAY: 12 999 morning, 22 825 evening (javelin men final)
FRIDAY: 13 748 morning, 19 473 evening
SATURDAY: 13 308 morning, 21 104 evening
SUNDAY: 19 659
1. GER 6-6-4, 2. RUS 5-4-6, 3. FRA 5-4-5, 4. UKR 4-7-6, 5. TUR 4-2-1,
6. GBR 3-3-1, 7. CZE 3-1-1, 8. NED 2-3-0, 9. ESP and NOR 1-1-2, 27
countries won medals.
1. GER 198, 2. RUS 155, 3. UKR 144, 4. FRA 140, 5. GBR 94, 6. TUR 68,
7. CZE 68, 8. ESP 61, 9. NED 60, 10. ITA 60, 35 countries had athletes
in top 8.
AGENTS BY GOLD MEDALS (38 individual events)
Pavel Voronkov 4, Rene Auguin 3, Ricky Simms, Alfonz Juck, Daniel
Wessfeldt and Vera Michallek 2, Linda Ferga-Khodadin, Chris Layne, Julia
Garcia, Rachid Esmouni, Olga Nazarova, Vera Michallek, Kerstin Pohlers,
Lars Kristiansson, Valentina Fedyushina, Andrey Baranov, Zdenek
Lubensky, Aivar Karotamm, Alibey Shukurov, Attila Spiriev, Enrico
Dionisi, Oder Ozbilen, Caroline Feith, Czeslaw Zapala, Esther Koelmel,
Hugo Sousa, Jasper Buitink each 1. Pascal Behrenbruch, Gulcan Mingir and
Asli Cakir without agent.
7 Barcelona winners defended their tiles (Lemaitre, Farah, Lavillenie, Mekhissi, Yanit, Saladuha, Perkovic)
3 World leads added by 8 European leads 2012
Fastest 4×400 m relay splits women: 50.52 Pyhyda, 50.59 Rosolova, 50.4 Zemlyak
Fastest 4×400 m relay splits men: 44.22 K. Borlee, 44.3 J. Borlee, 44.5 Maslak
Multiple medalists: Churandy Martina 2-2-0, Patrick Van Luijk 1-1-0,
Christophe Lemaitre, Polat Kemboi 1-0-1. Best woman: no one gold
medalist got a second medal, only multiple Denisa Rosolova 0-1-1.
MORE STATS (by Ken Nakamura)
W1500m: It was first gold and silver for TUR at W1500m in European Championships;
First medal for UKR at W1500m in European Championshps
110mH semi : 13.09 is the fastest non-Colin Jackson time at 110mH in European Championships
w4x100mR : 42.51 ties 8th fastest time at w4x100m relays in European Championships
WHT74.29 is the second longest throw in Helsinki
W10000m Skrypak won first medal for UKR in W10000m in European Championships
4x100mR: 38.34 is the 6th fastest time at 4x100mR in European Championships
1500m : 3:46.20 is the slowest (auto) winning time at 1500m in European Championships;
LJ :8.34 is the third longest legal winning jump in European Championships, 8.34 is the longest Jump in Helsinki by European
DT: Perkovic became fifth WDiscus thrower to successfully defended the European Championships
110mH : Shubenkov won first gold (in fact medal of any kind) at 110mH for RUS (not counting URS)
at European Championships
W4x400mRelay : UKR won first gold (in fact medal of any kind) at 4x400m Relays in European Championships.
4x400mRelays BEL first gold in 4×400 m at Eurochamps
At 800m RUS (Borzakovskiy & Arzhkakova) & SP GER (Storl & Kleinert)
athletes from same nation won gold in European Championships