The European Indoor Championships were held for the first time in 1970. They took place annually in different cities all over Europe until 1990, where the championships was changed to a biannual event. After the 2002 edition, it lasted 3 years until the Championships was held again. This was done in order to synchronize the event with the other major championships of international athletics. 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... World map showing location of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2002 European Indoor Championships in athletics were in held in Vienna, the capital of Austria. ... Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. ...
See also: List of champions This ia list of all the European Indoor Champions over the years. ...
Heide Ecker-Rosendahl admitted she wept tears of joy after her son, Danny, emulated her achievement of becoming a EuropeanIndoor champion.
On the final day of the EuropeanAthleticsIndoorChampionships even British coach Malcolm Arnold achieved a rare feat on the international stage by guiding all three British athletes into the final of the 60m.
The NIA was also the venue for the 2003 IAAF World IndoorChampionships.
In the European outdoor championships in Rome in 1974 athletes such as Alan Pascoe and Brendan Foster and a young, precociously talented middle-distance runner from Brighton, one Steve Ovett, were busily laying the foundations for what we now rather fondly remember as the golden era of British athletics in the Eighties and early Nineties.
Holding on to early season indoor form until the business end of the year in July for the Commonwealth Games in Manchester and in August, for the EuropeanChampionships in Munich, has to be a serious consideration for all three of them.
Athletes who use the indoor season as an important staging post along the road to summer success and an integral part of their yearly development, are the ones that prosper.
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