European Aquatics Championships

Sport Multiple sports
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1926—2020
Editions 35
Competitors 9850
Countries 58

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

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 16 169 14
1934 Magdeburg GER 12 – 19 August 1934 16 227 16
1938 London GBR 6 – 13 August 1938 16 181 14
1947 Monte Carlo MON 10 – 14 September 1947 16 250 16
1950 Wien AUT 20 – 27 August 1950 16 197 11
1954 Torino ITA 31 August – 5 September 1954 18 369 21
1958 Budapest HUN 31 August – 6 September 1958 20 410 24
1962 Leipzig GDR 18 – 25 August 1962 23 433 23
1966 Utrecht NED 20 – 27 August 1966 23 565 26
1970 Barcelona ESP 4 – 13 September 1970 34 550 25
1974 Wien AUT 18 – 25 August 1974 34 518 26
1977 Jönköping SWE 14 – 21 August 1977 37 514 27
1981 Split YUG 5 – 12 September 1981 37 618 27
1983 Roma ITA 20 – 27 August 1983 38 656 26
1985 Sofia BUL 4 – 11 August 1985 37 429 26
1987 Strasbourg FRA 16 – 23 August 1987 39 418 27
1989 Bonn GER 13 – 20 August 1989 41 461 26
1991 Athina GRE 17 – 25 August 1991 43 673 29
1993 Sheffield GBR 30 July – 8 August 1993 9 173 21
1995 Wien AUT 17 – 27 August 1995 45 656 41
1997 Sevilla ESP 13 – 24 August 1997 49 687 39
1999 İstanbul TUR 22 July – 1 August 1999 17 295 33
2000 Helsinki FIN 28 June – 9 July 2000 17 309 31
2002 Berlin GER 25 July – 4 August 2002 57 762 38
2004 Madrid ESP 10 – 16 May 2004 58 789 41
2006 Budapest HUN 26 July – 6 August 2006 58 927 41
2008 Eindhoven NED 13 – 24 March 2008 54 841 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 64 873 44
2016 London GBR 9 – 22 May 2016 22 269 31
2018 Glasgow, Edinburgh and Loch Lomond GBR 3 – 12 August 2018 29 372 32
2020 Budapest HUN 10 – 23 May 2021 20 215 34

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Germany GER 178 168 152 498
2 Russia RUS 160 88 61 309
3 East Germany GDR 144 113 66 323
4 Soviet Union URS 95 86 80 261
5 Hungary HUN 84 80 61 225
6 Italy ITA 73 91 138 302
7 France FRA 73 85 63 221
8 Great Britain GBR 66 79 87 232
9 Netherlands NED 61 75 68 204
10 Sweden SWE 45 62 59 166
11 Ukraine UKR 39 50 58 147
12 Denmark DEN 26 11 27 64
13 Spain ESP 24 41 40 105
14 Poland POL 16 13 17 46
15 Austria AUT 12 17 18 47
16 Finland FIN 8 4 8 20
17 Norway NOR 6 5 4 15
18 Belarus BLR 4 7 13 24
19 Ireland IRL 4 6 0 10
20 Belgium BEL 4 4 11 19
21 Serbia SRB 4 0 0 4
22 Romania ROU 3 12 24 39
23 Greece GRE 3 6 17 26
24 Yugoslavia YUG 2 10 14 26
25 Slovakia SVK 2 7 1 10
26 Czechoslovakia TCH 2 4 11 17
27 Slovenia SLO 2 4 6 12
28 Bulgaria BUL 2 3 9 14
29 Czech Republic CZE 2 0 10 12
30 Switzerland SUI 1 4 13 18
31 Croatia CRO 1 4 5 10
32 Lithuania LTU 1 2 3 6
33 Israel ISR 1 1 6 8
34 Faroe Islands FAR 0 3 0 3
35 Estonia EST 0 1 0 1
= Portugal POR 0 1 0 1
37 Armenia ARM 0 0 1 1