1975 European Athletics Indoor Championships
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Dates8–9 March 1975
Host cityKatowice
Poland Poland
VenueRondo
Events21
Participation270 athletes from
24 nations
Records set1 WR, 2 CR

The 1975 European Athletics Indoor Championships were held in 1975 in Katowice, Poland.

The track used for these championships was 160 metres long. A two-lap relay race was organised over an unusual distance of 320 metres for each leg. This was the last edition to feature relay races until 2000.

Medal summary

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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Valeriy Borzov
 Soviet Union
6.59 Aleksandr Aksinin
 Soviet Union
6.67 Zenon Licznerski
 Poland
6.74
400 metres
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Hermann Köhler
 West Germany
48.76 Josip Alebić
 Yugoslavia
49.04 Semyon Kocher
 Soviet Union
49.33
800 metres
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Gerhard Stolle
 East Germany
1:49.8 Ivo Van Damme
 Belgium
1:50.1 Vladimir Ponomaryov
 Soviet Union
1:50.2
1500 metres
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Thomas Wessinghage
 West Germany
3:44.6 Pyotr Anisim
 Soviet Union
3:45.5 Gheorghe Ghipu
 Romania
3:45.4
3000 metres
details
Ian Stewart
 Great Britain
7:58.6 Pekka Päivärinta
 Finland
7:58.6 Boris Kuznetsov
 Soviet Union
8:01.2
60 metres hurdles
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Leszek Wodzyński
 Poland
7.69 Frank Siebeck
 East Germany
7.69 Eduard Pereverzev
 Soviet Union
7.74
4 × 320 metres relay
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Klaus Ehl
Franz-Peter Hofmeister
Karl Honz
Hermann Köhler
 West Germany
2:29.9 Wiesław Puchalski
Roman Siedlecki
Jerzy Włodarczyk
Wojciech Romanowski
 Poland
2:31.4 Krassimir Gutev
Narzis Popov
Yordan Yordanov
Yanko Bratanov
 Bulgaria
2:32.1
High jump
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Vladimír Malý
 Czechoslovakia
2.21 Endre Kelemen
 Hungary
2.19 Rune Almén
 Sweden
2.19
Pole vault
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Antti Kalliomäki
 Finland
5.35 Wojciech Buciarski
 Poland
5.30 Władysław Kozakiewicz
 Poland
5.30
Long jump
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Jacques Rousseau
 France
7.94 Hans-Jürgen Berger
 West Germany
7.87 Zbigniew Beta
 Poland
7.82
Triple jump
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Viktor Sanyeyev
 Soviet Union
17.01 Michał Joachimowski
 Poland
16.90 Gennady Bessonov
 Soviet Union
16.78
Shot put
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Valcho Stoev
 Bulgaria
20.19 Geoff Capes
 Great Britain
19.98 Valeriy Voykin
 Soviet Union
19.44

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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Andrea Lynch
 Great Britain
7.17 Monika Meyer
 East Germany
7.24 Irena Szewińska
 Poland
7.26
400 metres
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Verona Elder
 Great Britain
52.68 Nadezhda Ilyina
 Soviet Union
53.21 Inta Kļimoviča
 Soviet Union
53.91
800 metres
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Anita Barkusky
 East Germany
2:05.6 Sarmīte Štūla
 Soviet Union
2:06.2 Rositsa Pekhlivanova
 Bulgaria
2:06.3
1500 metres
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Natalia Andrei
 Romania
4:14.7 Tatyana Kazankina
 Soviet Union
4:14.8 Ellen Wellmann
 West Germany
4:16.2
60 metres hurdles
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Grażyna Rabsztyn
 Poland
8.04 Annelie Ehrhardt
 East Germany
8.12 Tatyana Anisimova
 Soviet Union
8.21
4 × 320 metres relay
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Inta Kļimoviča
Ingrida Barkane
Lyudmila Aksyonova
Nadezhda Ilyina
 Soviet Union
2:46.1 Elke Barth
Brigitte Koczelnik
Silvia Hollmann
Rita Wilden
 West Germany
2:47.3 Zofia Zwolińska
Genowefa Nowaczyk
Krystyna Kacperczyk
Danuta Piecyk
 Poland
2:49.6
High jump
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Rosemarie Ackermann
 East Germany
1.92 =CR Marie-Christine Debourse
 France
1.83 Annemieke Bouma
 Netherlands
1.80
Long jump
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Dorina Catineanu
 Romania
6.31 Lidiya Alfeyeva
 Soviet Union
6.29 Meta Antenen
  Switzerland
6.28
Shot put
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Marianne Adam
 East Germany
20.05 Helena Fibingerová
 Czechoslovakia
20.06 Ivanka Khristova
 Bulgaria
18.35

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 East Germany (GDR)4307
2 Soviet Union (URS)36817
3 West Germany (FRG)3216
4 Great Britain (GBR)3104
5 Poland (POL)23510
6 Romania (ROU)2013
7 Czechoslovakia (TCH)1102
 Finland (FIN)1102
 France (FRA)1102
10 Bulgaria (BUL)1034
11 Belgium (BEL)0101
 Hungary (HUN)0101
 Yugoslavia (YUG)0101
14 Netherlands (NED)0011
 Sweden (SWE)0011
  Switzerland (SUI)0011
Totals (16 nations)21212163

Participating nations