European Athletics Championships

Sport Athletics
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1934—2022
Editions 26
Competitors 2776
Countries 44

The 2020 edition scheduled for Paris (FRA) from 26 to 30 August was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Editions

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1934 Torino ITA 7 – 9 September 1934 22 71 15
1938 Paris FRA 3 – 5 September 1938 23 79 13
1938 Wien AUT 17 – 18 September 1938 9 29 5
1946 Oslo NOR 22 – 25 August 1946 33 108 15
1950 Bruxelles BEL 23 – 27 August 1950 34 112 15
1954 Bern SUI 25 – 29 August 1954 35 118 15
1958 Stockholm SWE 19 – 24 August 1958 36 121 18
1962 Beograd YUG 12 – 16 September 1962 36 120 16
1966 Budapest HUN 30 August – 4 September 1966 36 117 14
1969 Athina GRE 16 – 21 September 1969 38 137 21
1971 Helsinki FIN 10 – 15 August 1971 38 136 17
1974 Roma ITA 2 – 8 September 1974 39 136 17
1978 Praha TCH 29 August – 3 September 1978 40 135 19
1982 Athina GRE 6 – 12 September 1982 41 140 19
1986 Stuttgart GER 26 – 31 August 1986 43 153 17
1990 Split YUG 26 August – 2 September 1990 43 152 20
1994 Helsinki FIN 7 – 14 August 1994 44 156 25
1998 Budapest HUN 18 – 23 August 1998 46 176 26
2002 München GER 6 – 11 August 2002 46 179 29
2006 Göteborg SWE 7 – 13 August 2006 47 178 31
2010 Barcelona ESP 27 July – 1 August 2010 47 188 28
2012 Helsinki FIN 27 June – 1 July 2012 42 178 28
2014 Zürich SUI 12 – 17 August 2014 47 177 27
2016 Amsterdam NED 6 – 10 July 2016 46 177 32
2018 Berlin GER 6 – 12 August 2018 50 194 28
2022 München GER 15 – 21 August 2022 50 193 29

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Great Britain GBR 124 95 106 325
2 Soviet Union URS 120 110 101 331
3 Germany GER 107 117 113 337
4 East Germany GDR 90 82 66 238
5 France FRA 69 69 63 201
6 Poland POL 57 57 66 180
7 Russia RUS 49 51 56 156
8 Italy ITA 45 46 54 145
9 Finland FIN 35 29 40 104
10 Spain ESP 32 27 39 98
11 Sweden SWE 30 44 40 114
12 Netherlands NED 30 24 24 78
13 Ukraine UKR 22 31 18 71
14 Hungary HUN 18 22 25 65
15 Portugal POR 17 13 9 39
16 Czechoslovakia TCH 16 16 27 59
17 Norway NOR 16 15 19 50
18 Greece GRE 15 8 11 34
19 Belgium BEL 13 14 11 38
20 Bulgaria BUL 12 16 12 40
21 Turkey TUR 12 9 10 31
22 Belarus BLR 11 13 10 34
23 Switzerland SUI 9 15 15 39
24 Romania ROU 8 21 10 39
25 Croatia CRO 8 2 3 13
26 Czech Republic CZE 7 14 13 34
27 Yugoslavia YUG 6 6 3 15
28 Denmark DEN 4 7 4 15
29 Latvia LAT 4 3 3 10
30 Israel ISR 4 2 4 10
31 Ireland IRL 3 7 7 17
32 Estonia EST 3 6 5 14
33 Lithuania LTU 3 3 4 10
34 Iceland ISL 3 1 1 5
35 Serbia SRB 2 6 3 11
36 Slovenia SLO 2 2 3 7
37 Austria AUT 2 1 7 10
38 Slovakia SVK 1 4 1 6
39 Neutral Participant NEU 1 3 2 6
40 Albania ALB 1 1 0 2
41 Azerbaijan AZE 0 2 2 4
42 Luxembourg LUX 0 1 0 1
= Montenegro MNE 0 1 0 1
44 Republic of Moldova MDA 0 0 1 1