1979 Nordic Race Walking Championships

Host City Härnösand
Country SWE
Held 8 July 1979
Competitors 18
Countries 5

Events

Event Gender Held Status Competitors Countries
10 km Walk Junior Men Medal 3 3
20 km Walk Men Medal 3 2
50 km Walk Men Medal 3 2
5,000 m Walk Women Medal 3 2
5,000 m Walk Junior Women Medal 3 2
10 km Walk Women Medal 3 2

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Finland FIN 2 1 0 3
2 Great Britain GBR 2 0 1 3
3 Sweden SWE 1 3 4 8
4 Norway NOR 1 1 0 2
5 Denmark DEN 0 1 1 2

Medal winners

Event 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze
10 km Walk Junior, Men Erling Andersen NOR Petri Mäkelä FIN Torbjörn Janse SWE
20 km Walk, Men Matti Katila FIN Leif Karlsson SWE Alf Brandt SWE
50 km Walk, Men Reima Salonen FIN Stig-Olov Elofsson SWE Per Rasmussen SWE
10 km Walk, Women Marion Fawkes GBR Thorill Gylder NOR Irene Bateman GBR
5,000 m Walk Junior, Women Berit Karlsson SWE Charlotte Hansen DEN Tina Thomsen DEN
5,000 m Walk, Women Carol Tyson GBR Ann Jansson SWE Elisabeth Olsson SWE