European Weightlifting Championships

Sport Weightlifting
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1896—2024
Editions 113
Competitors 1551
Countries 49

Editions

Edition Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1896 European Weightlifting Championships Rotterdam NED 9 March 1896 1 2 1
1897 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 11 November 1897 1 2 1
1898 European Weightlifting Championships Amsterdam NED 1 3 2
1900 European Weightlifting Championships Rotterdam NED 1 3 3
1901 European Weightlifting Championships Rotterdam NED 13 February 1901 1 3 2
1902 European Weightlifting Championships Den Haag NED 30 March 1902 3 9 2
1903 European Weightlifting Championships Rotterdam NED 8 February 1903 1 3 2
1904 European Weightlifting Championships Amsterdam NED 24 January 1904 1 3 2
1905 European Weightlifting Championships Amsterdam NED 29 January 1905 1 3 1
1906 European Weightlifting Championships Den Haag NED 28 January 1906 1 3 2
1907 European Weightlifting Championships København DEN 5 April – 7 July 1907 2 6 3
1907 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 7 September 1907 1 3 2
1909 European Weightlifting Championships Malmö SWE 28 February 1909 2 6 3
1909 European Weightlifting Championships Dresden GER 18 – 19 September 1909 4 12 2
1911 European Weightlifting Championships Budapest HUN 25 – 26 March 1911 2 6 2
1911 European Weightlifting Championships Leipzig GER 6 – 7 May 1911 4 12 2
1912 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 21 – 22 September 1912 4 12 2
1913 European Weightlifting Championships Brünn BOH 23 – 25 August 1913 4 12 2
1914 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 31 May – 1 June 1914 5 15 2
1921 European Weightlifting Championships Offenbach GER 11 – 13 June 1921 5 15 2
1924 European Weightlifting Championships Neunkirchen GER 7 – 8 September 1924 7 21 1
1929 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 8 September 1929 5 15 4
1930 European Weightlifting Championships München GER 23 – 24 October 1930 5 15 5
1931 European Weightlifting Championships Luxembourg LUX 3 – 4 October 1931 5 15 6
1933 European Weightlifting Championships Essen GER 16 – 17 September 1933 5 15 6
1934 European Weightlifting Championships Genova ITA 9 – 10 November 1934 5 15 5
1935 European Weightlifting Championships Paris FRA 9 – 10 November 1935 5 15 5
1947 European Weightlifting Championships Helsinki FIN 1 – 3 July 1947 6 18 5
1948 European Weightlifting Championships London GBR 9 – 11 August 1948 6 18 7
1949 European Weightlifting Championships Scheveningen NED 4 – 6 September 1949 6 16 6
1950 European Weightlifting Championships Paris FRA 13 – 15 October 1950 6 18 5
1951 European Weightlifting Championships Milano ITA 26 – 28 October 1951 7 21 10
1952 European Weightlifting Championships Helsinki FIN 25 – 27 July 1952 7 21 11
1953 European Weightlifting Championships Stockholm SWE 26 – 30 August 1953 7 21 10
1954 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 7 – 10 October 1954 7 21 9
1955 European Weightlifting Championships München FRG 12 – 16 October 1955 7 21 10
1956 European Weightlifting Championships Helsinki FIN 27 – 30 June 1956 7 21 8
1957 European Weightlifting Championships Katowice POL 19 – 22 September 1957 7 21 7
1958 European Weightlifting Championships Stockholm SWE 16 – 21 September 1958 7 21 10
1959 European Weightlifting Championships Warszawa POL 29 September – 4 October 1959 7 21 8
1960 European Weightlifting Championships Milano ITA 3 – 7 May 1960 7 21 8
1961 European Weightlifting Championships Wien AUT 20 – 25 September 1961 7 21 7
1962 European Weightlifting Championships Budapest HUN 16 – 22 September 1962 7 21 7
1963 European Weightlifting Championships Stockholm SWE 16 – 22 September 1963 7 21 7
1964 European Weightlifting Championships Moskva URS 25 – 28 June 1964 7 21 8
1965 European Weightlifting Championships Sofia BUL 7 – 13 June 1965 7 21 8
1966 European Weightlifting Championships Ost-Berlin GDR 15 – 21 October 1966 7 21 6
1968 European Weightlifting Championships Leningrad URS 19 – 25 June 1968 7 21 8
1969 European Weightlifting Championships Warszawa POL 20 – 28 September 1969 36 45 13
1970 European Weightlifting Championships Szombathely HUN 20 – 28 June 1970 36 46 11
1971 European Weightlifting Championships Sofia BUL 19 – 27 June 1971 36 40 12
1972 European Weightlifting Championships Constanţa ROU 13 – 21 May 1972 36 45 14
1973 European Weightlifting Championships Madrid ESP 10 – 18 June 1973 27 39 11
1974 European Weightlifting Championships Verona ITA 29 May – 6 June 1974 27 33 8
1975 European Weightlifting Championships Moskva URS 15 – 23 September 1975 27 34 9
1976 European Weightlifting Championships Ost-Berlin GDR 3 – 11 April 1976 27 34 9
1977 European Weightlifting Championships Stuttgart FRG 17 – 25 September 1977 30 41 10
1978 European Weightlifting Championships Havířov TCH 10 – 18 June 1978 30 39 12
1979 European Weightlifting Championships Varna BUL 19 – 27 May 1979 30 41 8
1980 European Weightlifting Championships Beograd YUG 25 April – 4 May 1980 30 42 9
1981 European Weightlifting Championships Lille FRA 13 – 20 September 1981 30 39 8
1982 European Weightlifting Championships Ljubljana YUG 18 – 26 September 1982 30 39 8
1983 European Weightlifting Championships Moskva URS 22 – 31 October 1983 30 38 9
1984 European Weightlifting Championships Vitoria ESP 27 April – 1 May 1984 30 37 10
1985 European Weightlifting Championships Katowice POL 21 – 26 May 1985 30 38 7
1986 European Weightlifting Championships Karl GDR 6 – 11 May 1986 30 33 7
1987 European Weightlifting Championships Reims FRA 3 – 9 May 1987 30 37 10
1988 European Weightlifting Championships Cardiff GBR 26 April – 3 May 1988 30 34 10
1988 European Weightlifting Championships - Women San Marino SMR 16 – 19 June 1988 27 34 10
1989 European Weightlifting Championships Peiraias GRE 16 – 23 September 1989 30 39 11
1989 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Manchester GBR 24 – 26 November 1989 27 40 11
1990 European Weightlifting Championships Aalborg DEN 14 – 20 May 1990 30 34 8
1990 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Santa Cruz de Tenerife ESP 27 – 30 July 1990 27 34 10
1991 European Weightlifting Championships Władysławowo POL 24 – 31 May 1991 30 41 10
1991 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Varna BUL 23 – 30 July 1991 27 32 11
1992 European Weightlifting Championships Szekszárd HUN 21 – 26 April 1992 30 38 14
1992 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Loures POR 4 – 8 November 1992 27 36 12
1993 European Weightlifting Championships Sofia BUL 20 – 25 April 1993 30 49 15
1993 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Valencia ESP 15 – 22 September 1993 27 35 10
1994 European Weightlifting Championships Sokolov CZE 2 – 8 May 1994 30 41 10
1994 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Roma ITA 3 – 9 October 1994 27 41 12
1995 European Weightlifting Championships Warszawa POL 2 – 7 May 1995 30 45 12
1995 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Beer-Sheva ISR 8 – 16 June 1995 27 33 9
1996 European Weightlifting Championships Stavanger NOR 9 – 14 April 1996 30 42 14
1996 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Praha CZE 4 – 10 November 1996 27 33 10
1997 European Weightlifting Championships Rijeka CRO 19 – 26 May 1997 30 40 12
1997 European Weightlifting Championships - Women Sevilla ESP 22 – 30 June 1997 27 35 10
1998 European Weightlifting Championships Riesa GER 28 April – 3 May 1998 45 64 17
1999 European Weightlifting Championships La Coruña ESP 14 – 18 April 1999 45 58 19
2000 European Weightlifting Championships Sofia BUL 22 – 30 April 2000 45 59 19
2001 European Weightlifting Championships Trenčín SVK 23 – 29 April 2001 45 68 19
2002 European Weightlifting Championships Antalya TUR 21 – 28 April 2002 45 63 15
2003 European Weightlifting Championships Loutraki GRE 15 – 20 April 2003 45 60 15
2004 European Weightlifting Championships Kyiv UKR 20 – 25 April 2004 45 61 17
2005 European Weightlifting Championships Sofia BUL 19 – 24 April 2005 45 59 13
2006 European Weightlifting Championships Władysławowo POL 2 – 7 May 2006 45 57 19
2007 European Weightlifting Championships Strasbourg FRA 17 – 22 April 2007 45 60 18
2008 European Weightlifting Championships Lignano Sabbiadoro ITA 11 – 20 April 2008 45 65 19
2009 European Weightlifting Championships Bucureşti ROU 4 – 12 April 2009 45 56 20
2010 European Weightlifting Championships Minsk BLR 2 – 11 April 2010 45 61 13
2011 European Weightlifting Championships Kazan RUS 11 – 17 April 2011 45 58 18
2012 European Weightlifting Championships Antalya TUR 9 – 15 April 2012 45 64 19
2013 European Weightlifting Championships Tirana ALB 6 – 15 April 2013 45 56 19
2014 European Weightlifting Championships Tel Aviv ISR 3 – 13 April 2014 45 61 18
2015 European Weightlifting Championships Tbilisi GEO 9 – 18 April 2015 45 64 17
2016 European Weightlifting Championships Førde NOR 7 – 16 April 2016 45 65 21
2017 European Weightlifting Championships Split CRO 2 – 8 April 2017 48 68 23
2018 European Weightlifting Championships Bucureşti ROU 26 March – 1 April 2018 48 65 18
2019 European Weightlifting Championships Batumi GEO 6 – 13 April 2019 60 91 21
2021 European Weightlifting Championships Moskva RUS 3 – 11 April 2021 60 93 20
2022 European Weightlifting Championships Tirana ALB 28 May – 5 June 2022 60 82 22
2023 European Weightlifting Championships Yerevan ARM 15 – 23 April 2023 60 85 18
2024 European Weightlifting Championships Sofia BUL 12 – 20 February 2024 60 89 23

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Bulgaria BUL 512 392 287 1191
2 Soviet Union URS 424 221 101 746
3 Russia RUS 278 241 171 690
4 Turkey TUR 204 178 159 541
5 Poland POL 130 204 244 578
6 Ukraine UKR 119 106 113 338
7 Armenia ARM 98 109 90 297
8 Romania ROU 97 113 130 340
9 Hungary HUN 92 151 176 419
10 Germany GER 83 115 124 322
11 Belarus BLR 64 57 63 184
12 Greece GRE 58 64 79 201
13 Georgia GEO 58 48 29 135
14 Italy ITA 46 74 74 194
15 France FRA 40 62 96 198
16 Great Britain GBR 38 39 46 123
17 Spain ESP 36 71 96 203
18 Austria AUT 28 30 48 106
19 East Germany GDR 26 72 125 223
20 Azerbaijan AZE 26 13 26 65
21 Latvia LAT 24 15 24 63
22 Republic of Moldova MDA 20 33 49 102
23 Commonwealth of Independendent States CIS 16 8 6 30
24 Finland FIN 15 42 44 101
25 Albania ALB 15 27 29 71
26 Norway NOR 14 8 9 31
27 Sweden SWE 11 19 26 56
28 Belgium BEL 8 13 18 39
29 Czechoslovakia TCH 7 30 56 93
30 Lithuania LTU 7 11 9 27
31 Slovakia SVK 4 8 8 20
32 Portugal POR 4 8 6 18
33 Netherlands NED 4 7 5 16
34 Denmark DEN 4 7 3 14
35 Croatia CRO 4 5 1 10
36 Egypt EGY 4 0 2 6
37 Czech Republic CZE 3 6 12 21
38 Neutral Participant NEU 3 4 7 14
39 Switzerland SUI 2 2 6 10
40 Israel ISR 1 6 8 15
41 Luxembourg LUX 1 1 0 2
42 Cyprus CYP 0 4 6 10
43 Estonia EST 0 3 2 5
44 Bohemia BOH 0 0 3 3
= Ireland IRL 0 0 3 3
= Serbia SRB 0 0 3 3
47 China CHN 0 0 1 1
= Japan JPN 0 0 1 1
= Yugoslavia YUG 0 0 1 1