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Encyclopedia > European Championships in Athletics

The European Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the European Athletic Association. It is organised every four years, the same year as the Commonwealth Games and between the summer Olympic Games cycle. Image File history File links EAA.gif Summary European Athletics Association Logo from official site Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The European Athletic Association is the European governing body for the sport of athletics. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ...

Contents


Summary of Championships

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 1934 Turin Flag of Italy Italy 7- 9 September Comunale Stadium
2 1938 Paris Flag of France France 3 - 5 September Colombes Stadium
3 1946 Oslo Flag of Norway Norway 22 - 25 August Bislett Stadium
4 1950 Brussels  Belgium 23 - 27 August Heyzel Stadium
5 1954 Berne Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 25 - 29 August
6 1958 Stockholm Flag of Sweden Sweden 19- 24 August Olympic Stadium
7 1962 Belgrade Yugoslavia 12- 16 September Partizan Stadium
8 1966 Budapest Flag of Hungary Hungary 30 August - 4 September Nep Stadium
9 1969 Athens Flag of Greece Greece 16 - 21 September Olympico Stadium
10 1971 Helsinki Flag of Finland Finland 10 - 15 August Olympic Stadium
11 1974 Rome Flag of Italy Italy 2 - 8 September Olympic Stadium
12 1978 Prague Czechoslovakia 29 August - 3 September Stadion Evžena Rošického
13 1982 Athens Flag of Greece Greece 3 - 9 September Olympic Stadium
14 1986 Stuttgart Flag of West Germany West Germany 29 August - 3 September Gottlieb Daimler Stadium
15 1990 Split Yugoslavia 26 August - 2 September Poljud Stadium
16 1994 Helsinki Flag of Finland Finland 7-14 August Olympic Stadium
17 1998 Budapest Flag of Hungary Hungary 18-23 August Nep Stadium
18 2002 Munich Flag of Germany Germany 6-11 August Olympic Stadium
19 2006 Gothenburg Flag of Sweden Sweden 7-13 August Ullevi

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County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... The 4th European Championships in Athletics were held in the Belgian capital Brussels in 1950. ... Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Brussels City Hall Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (Dutch: Brussel, pronounced ; French: Bruxelles, pronounced in Belgian French and often by non-Belgian speakers of French; German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium, the... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... The 5th European Championships in Athletics were held in Bern, the Swiss capital, in 1954. ... Location within Switzerland The city of Berne (Bernese German Bärn , German Bern , French Berne , Italian Berna , Romansh Berna , from the Celtic Berna Gap, referring to the geology of where the city is situated), is the Bundesstadt (administrative capital) of Switzerland, and is the fourth most populous Swiss city (after... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... The 6th European Championships in Athletics were held in 1958. ... Stockholm panorama from the City Hall is the capital of Sweden, located on the south east coast of Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... The 7th European Championships in Athletics were held in 1962. ... Belgrade (Serbian: Beograd, Београд ) is the capital of the Republic of Serbia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Official language Serbo-Croatian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Bosnian, Macedonian Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Area (1991)  - Total  - % water Ranked xxst 255,804 km² Negligible Population  - Total (2004)  - Density Ranked xxth 20,522,972 80/km² Currency Yugoslav dinar Time zone  - in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) National anthem... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... The 8th European Championships in Athletics were held in Budapest, Hungary in 1966. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Location Location of Budapest in Hungary Government Country   County Hungary   none Mayor Gábor Demszky (SZDSZ) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 525,16 km²    - Land   n/a km²    - Water   n/a km² Population    - City (2005... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... The 9th European Championships in Athletics were held in Athens, the capital ofGreece in 1969. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα, Athína IPA: ) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world, named after goddess Athena. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years). ... The 10th European Championships in Athletics were held in Helsinki, the capitalFinland, in 1971. ... Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... The 11th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Rome, the capital of Italy in 1974. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC (mythical), early 1st millennium BC (archaeological) Region Latium Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,553,873 almost 4,300,000 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... The 12th European Championships in Athletics were held in Prague, a city in Czechoslovakia. ... Prague (Czech: Praha (IPA: ), see also other names) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... Stadion Evzena Rosickeho is a multi-use stadium in Prague, Czech Republic. ... The 13th European Championships in Athletics were in held at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, a city in Greece. ... Athens (Greek: Αθήνα, Athína IPA: ) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world, named after goddess Athena. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... The 14th European Championships in Athletics. ... Stuttgart [], a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 590,000 (as of September 2005) in the city and around 3 million in the metropolitan area. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... The 15th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Split a city in Yugoslavia. ... Split (Italian: Spalato, Latin: Spalatum, Greek: Aspalathos) is the largest and most important city in Dalmatia, the administrative center of Croatias Split-Dalmatia county. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Official language Serbo-Croatian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Bosnian, Macedonian Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Area (1991)  - Total  - % water Ranked xxst 255,804 km² Negligible Population  - Total (2004)  - Density Ranked xxth 20,522,972 80/km² Currency Yugoslav dinar Time zone  - in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) National anthem... August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (246th in leap years). ... The 16th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Helsinki, Finland. ... Founded 1550 Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Area - Of which land - Rank 185. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... The 17th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Budapest a city in Hungary. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Location Location of Budapest in Hungary Government Country   County Hungary   none Mayor Gábor Demszky (SZDSZ) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 525,16 km²    - Land   n/a km²    - Water   n/a km² Population    - City (2005... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... This is the song that never ends yes it gos on and on my friends some people started singing it not knowing what it was they just started singing it forever just becauseThis is the song that never ends yes it gos on and on my friends some... The 18th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Munich a city in Germany. ... Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen) is the capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The 2006 European Championships in Athletics were in held in Gothenburg a city in Sweden. ... Gothenburg (Swedish: ) ) is a city and municipality in the province Västergötland on the west-coast of Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... The empty west stand of Ullevi during a friendly between IFK Göteborg and Hammarby IF. Ullevi or Ullevi Stadium, formerly named Nya Ullevi, meaning New Ullevi, to distinguish it from Gamla Ullevi, is a stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden. ...

Championships Best Performances

(as at 01 January 2003)


Men's Track

Event Record Athlete Country Venue Date Year
100 m 9.96 Dwain Chambers (doping usage) GBR München 7 August 2002
200 m 19.85 Konstantinos Kenteris GRE München 9 August 2002
400 m 44.52 Iwan Thomas GBR Budapest 21 August 1998
800 m 1:43.84 Olaf Beyer GDR Prague 31 August 1978
1500 m 3:35.27 Fermin Cacho ESP Helsinki 9 August 1994
5000 m 13:10.15 Jack Buckner GBR Stuttgart 31 August 1986
10 000 m 27:30.99 Martti Vainio FIN Prague 29 August 1978
3000 m St. 8:12.66 Francesco Panetta ITA Split 30 August 1990
110 m H 13:02 Colin Jackson GBR Budapest 22 August 1998
400 m H 47.48 Harald Schmid FRG Athinai 8 September 1982
4 x 100 m 37.79 Moriniere, Sangouma,
Trouabal, Marie-Rose
FRA Split 1 September 1990
4 x 400 m 2:58.22 Sanders, Akabusi,
Regis, Black
GBR Split 1 September 1990
Marathon 2:10:31 Martin Fiz ESP Helsinki 14 August 1994
20 km walk 1:18:37 Francisco Fernandez ESP München 6 August 2002
50 km walk 3:36:39 Robert Korzeniowski POL München 8 August 2002

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Men's Field

Event Record Athlete Country Venue Date Year
High Jump 2.35 Steinar Hoen NOR Helsinki 9 August 1994
Pole Vault 6.00 Radion Gataulin RUS Helsinki 11 August 1994
Long Jump 8.41 Robert Emmiyan URS Stuttgart 29 August 1986
Triple Jump 17.99 Jonathan Edwards GBR Budapest 23 August 1998
Shot Put 22.22 Werner Günthör SUI Stuttgart 28 August 1986
Discus 68.83 Robert Fazekas HUN München 11 August 2002
Hammer 86.74 Yuriy Sedykh URS Stuttgart 30 August 1986
Javelin 89.72 Steve Backley GBR Budapest 23 August 1998
Decathlon 8811 Daley Thompson GBR Stuttgart 28 August 1986

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Women's Track

Event Record Athlete Country Venue Date Year
100 m 10.73 Christine Arron FRA Budapest 19 August 1998
200 m 21.71 Heike Drechsler GDR Stuttgart 29 August 1986
400 m 48.16 Marita Koch GDR Athinai 8 September 1982
800 m 1:55.41 Olga Mineyeva URS Athinai 8 September 1982
1500 m 3:57.80 Olga Dvirna URS Athinai 11 September 1982
3000 m 8:30.28 Svetlana Ulmasova URS Athinai 9 September 1982
5000 m 15:06.50 Sonia O'Sullivan IRL Budapest 23 August 1998
10 000 m 30:01.09 Paula Radcliffe GBR München 6 August 2002
100 m H 12.38 Yordanka Donkova BUL Stuttgart 29 August 1986
400 m H 53.32 Marina Stepanova URS Stuttgart 30 August 1986
4 x 100 m 41.68 Möller, Krabbe,
Behrendt, Gunther
GDR Split 1 September 1990
4 x 400 m 3:16.87 Emmelmann, Busch,
Müller, Koch
GDR Stuttgart 31 August 1986
Marathon 2:26:05 Maria Guida ITA München 10 August 2002
10 km walk 42:37 Sari Essayah FIN Helsinki 9 August 1994
20 km walk 1:26:42 Olimpiada Ivanova RUS München 7 August 2002

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August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... Yordanka Donkova (born September 28, 1961 in Yana, Sofia, Bulgaria) is a former hurdling athlete notable for winning an Olympic gold medal and bronze medal as well as 9 medals at European indoor and outdoor championships. ... Bulgarian is an Indo-European language, a member of the Southern branch of the Slavic languages. ... Stuttgart [], a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 590,000 (as of September 2005) in the city and around 3 million in the metropolitan area. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... Urs is the death anniversary of a Muslim Sufi saint in South Asia, usually held at the saints shrine or tomb. ... 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Women's Field

Event Record Athlete Country Venue Date Year
High Jump 2.02 Ulrike Meyfarth FRG Athinai 8 September 1982
Pole Vault 4.60 Svetlana Feofanova RUS München 9 August 2002
Long Jump 7.30 Heike Drechsler GDR Split 28 August 1990
Triple Jump 14.89 Anna Biryukova RUS Helsinki 8 August 1994
Shot Put 21.69 Vita Pavlysh UKR Budapest 20 August 1998
Discus 71.36 Diana Sachse GDR Stuttgart 28 August 1986
Hammer 72.94 Olga Kuzenkova RUS München 9 August 2002
Javelin 67.47 Mirela Manjani GRE München 8 August 2002
(old Javelin) 77.44 Fatima Whitbread GBR Stuttgart 28 August 1986
Heptathlon 6717 Anke Behmer GDR Stuttgart 30 August 1986



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The European Athletic Association is the European governing body for the sport of athletics. ... The 1st European Championships in Athletics were held in Turin, Italy in 1934. ... The 2nd European Championships in Athletics were held in two places in 1938. ... The 3rd European Championships in Athletics were held in 1946. ... The 4th European Championships in Athletics were held in the Belgian capital Brussels in 1950. ... The 5th European Championships in Athletics were held in Bern, the Swiss capital, in 1954. ... The 6th European Championships in Athletics were held in 1958. ... The 7th European Championships in Athletics were held in 1962. ... The 8th European Championships in Athletics were held in Budapest, Hungary in 1966. ... The 9th European Championships in Athletics were held in Athens, the capital ofGreece in 1969. ... The 10th European Championships in Athletics were held in Helsinki, the capitalFinland, in 1971. ... The 11th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Rome, the capital of Italy in 1974. ... The 12th European Championships in Athletics were held in Prague, a city in Czechoslovakia. ... The 13th European Championships in Athletics were in held at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, a city in Greece. ... The 14th European Championships in Athletics. ... The 15th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Split a city in Yugoslavia. ... The 16th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Helsinki, Finland. ... The 17th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Budapest a city in Hungary. ... The 18th European Championships in Athletics were in held in Munich a city in Germany. ... The 2006 European Championships in Athletics were in held in Gothenburg a city in Sweden. ... The European Indoor Championships were held for the first time in 1970. ... The 1st European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in 1970 in Vienna, the capital of Austria. ... The 9th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Milan, a city in Italy, in 1978. ... The 10th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Vienna, the capital city in Austria, in 1979. ... The 11th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Sindelfingen, a city in West Germany, in 1980. ... The 12th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Grenoble, a city in France, in 1981. ... The 13th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Milan, a city in Italy, in 1982. ... The 14th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, in 1983. ... The 15th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Gothenburg, a city in Sweden, in 1984. ... The 16th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Athens/Piraeus in Greece, in 1985. ... The 17th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Madrid, a city in Spain, in 1986. ... The 18th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Lievin, a city in France, in 1987. ... The 19th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Budapest, a city in Hungary, in 1988. ... The 20th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in The Hague, a city in The Netherlands, in 1989. ... The 21st European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Glasgow, the capital of Scotland (Great Britain), in 1990. ... The 22nd European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Genova, a city in Italy, in 1992. ... The 23rd European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Paris, the capital of France in 1994. ... The 24th European Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden in 1996. ... The 1998 European Indoor Championships in athletics were in held in Valencia, a city in Spain. ... The 2000 European Indoor Championships in athletics were in held in Ghent, Belgium. ... The 2002 European Indoor Championships in athletics were in held in Vienna, the capital of Austria. ... The 2005 European Indoor Championships in Athletics were in held in Madrid, the capital of Spain, between March 4 and March 6, 2005. ... The 29th European Indoor Championships in Athletics are being held in Birmingham, a city in England (UK), in 2007. ...

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  • Results of past European Championships
  • Official site of the 19th European Athletic Championships 2006

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European Athletics also works closely the Development Commission of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations), the IAAF’s Regional Development Centre in Moscow and other partners.
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The European Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the European Athletic Association.
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