European Aquatics Championships

Sport Multiple sports
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1926—2020
Editions 35
Competitors 12050
Countries 58

For the 1974 European synchronised swimming championships see here.

For the 1985 women’s water polo tournament see here.

From 1999 on water polo was held as a separate tournament.

Several European open water championships have been held as separate tournaments.

The 2020 edition originally scheduled from 11 to 24 May 2020 was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editions

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1926 Budapest HUN 18 – 22 August 1926 9 93 12
1927 Bologna ITA 31 August – 5 September 1927 16 236 15
1931 Paris FRA 23 – 30 August 1931 16 171 14
1934 Magdeburg GER 12 – 19 August 1934 16 226 16
1938 London GBR 6 – 13 August 1938 16 181 14
1947 Monte Carlo MON 10 – 14 September 1947 16 269 16
1950 Wien AUT 20 – 27 August 1950 16 197 11
1954 Torino ITA 31 August – 5 September 1954 18 386 21
1958 Budapest HUN 31 August – 6 September 1958 20 410 24
1962 Leipzig GDR 18 – 25 August 1962 23 463 23
1966 Utrecht NED 20 – 27 August 1966 23 565 26
1970 Barcelona ESP 4 – 13 September 1970 34 552 25
1974 Wien AUT 18 – 25 August 1974 34 518 26
1977 Jönköping SWE 14 – 21 August 1977 37 513 27
1981 Split YUG 5 – 12 September 1981 37 646 27
1983 Roma ITA 20 – 27 August 1983 38 655 26
1985 Sofia BUL 4 – 11 August 1985 38 717 27
1987 Strasbourg FRA 16 – 23 August 1987 41 831 29
1989 Bonn GER 13 – 20 August 1989 43 858 29
1991 Athina GRE 17 – 25 August 1991 43 818 30
1993 Sheffield GBR 30 July – 8 August 1993 43 813 35
1995 Wien AUT 17 – 27 August 1995 47 1017 41
1997 Sevilla ESP 13 – 24 August 1997 51 1015 39
1999 İstanbul TUR 22 July – 1 August 1999 55 750 43
2000 Helsinki FIN 28 June – 9 July 2000 55 828 42
2002 Berlin GER 25 July – 4 August 2002 57 761 38
2004 Madrid ESP 10 – 16 May 2004 58 790 41
2006 Budapest HUN 26 July – 6 August 2006 58 927 41
2008 Eindhoven NED 13 – 24 March 2008 54 839 41
2010 Budapest HUN 4 – 15 August 2010 62 925 43
2012 Debrecen (HUN); Eindhoven (NED) MIX 14 – 27 May 2012 55 785 44
2014 Berlin GER 13 – 24 August 2014 64 875 44
2016 London GBR 9 – 22 May 2016 64 922 49
2018 Glasgow, Edinburgh and Loch Lomond GBR 3 – 12 August 2018 72 997 47
2020 Budapest HUN 10 – 23 May 2021 72 1087 51

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Germany GER 205 188 170 563
2 Russia RUS 198 118 86 402
3 East Germany GDR 144 113 66 323
4 Hungary HUN 116 99 74 289
5 Italy ITA 99 121 175 395
6 Soviet Union URS 97 86 80 263
7 Great Britain GBR 96 109 125 330
8 France FRA 86 91 84 261
9 Netherlands NED 82 93 80 255
10 Sweden SWE 63 74 69 206
11 Ukraine UKR 55 64 66 185
12 Spain ESP 31 53 51 135
13 Denmark DEN 29 21 32 82
14 Poland POL 19 16 22 57
15 Finland FIN 13 7 12 32
16 Austria AUT 12 18 21 51
17 Romania ROU 9 25 32 66
18 Norway NOR 6 8 5 19
19 Greece GRE 5 9 22 36
20 Belarus BLR 5 9 17 31
21 Belgium BEL 5 6 16 27
22 Ireland IRL 4 6 1 11
23 Serbia SRB 4 1 0 5
24 Slovakia SVK 3 11 2 16
25 Switzerland SUI 3 7 16 26
26 Czech Republic CZE 3 0 14 17
27 Yugoslavia YUG 2 13 14 29
28 Croatia CRO 2 7 7 16
29 Slovenia SLO 2 5 10 17
30 Lithuania LTU 2 5 7 14
31 Czechoslovakia TCH 2 4 11 17
32 Bulgaria BUL 2 4 9 15
= Israel ISR 2 4 9 15
34 Faroe Islands FAR 0 3 0 3
35 Iceland ISL 0 2 1 3
36 Portugal POR 0 1 1 2
37 Estonia EST 0 1 0 1
= Serbia and Montenegro SCG 0 1 0 1
39 Armenia ARM 0 0 1 1
= Turkey TUR 0 0 1 1