European Athletics Championships

Sport Athletics
Competition Category Continental Championships
Years 1934—2022
Editions 26
Competitors 2645
Countries 43

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 47 176 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 0 0 0

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union URS 120 110 101 331
2 Great Britain GBR 118 89 98 305
3 Germany GER 100 110 111 321
4 East Germany GDR 90 82 66 238
5 France FRA 69 65 58 192
6 Poland POL 54 51 61 166
7 Russia RUS 50 51 57 158
8 Italy ITA 42 44 48 134
9 Finland FIN 33 28 39 100
10 Sweden SWE 29 42 40 111
11 Spain ESP 28 24 36 88
12 Netherlands NED 26 24 22 72
13 Ukraine UKR 20 29 17 66
14 Hungary HUN 18 20 24 62
15 Czechoslovakia TCH 16 16 27 59
16 Portugal POR 16 12 9 37
17 Norway NOR 13 14 17 44
18 Bulgaria BUL 12 16 12 40
19 Belgium BEL 12 13 11 36
20 Belarus BLR 11 13 10 34
21 Turkey TUR 11 8 9 28
22 Greece GRE 11 7 11 29
23 Switzerland SUI 8 12 13 33
24 Romania ROU 7 21 10 38
25 Czech Republic CZE 6 14 9 29
26 Yugoslavia YUG 6 6 3 15
27 Croatia CRO 6 1 3 10
28 Denmark DEN 4 7 3 14
29 Latvia LAT 4 3 3 10
30 Ireland IRL 3 6 6 15
31 Estonia EST 3 6 4 13
32 Iceland ISL 3 1 1 5
= Israel ISR 3 1 1 5
34 Lithuania LTU 2 3 4 9
35 Austria AUT 2 1 7 10
36 Slovenia SLO 2 1 2 5
37 Serbia SRB 1 4 2 7
38 Slovakia SVK 1 4 1 6
39 Neutral Participant NEU 1 3 2 6
40 Azerbaijan AZE 0 2 2 4
41 Albania ALB 0 1 0 1
= Luxembourg LUX 0 1 0 1
43 Republic of Moldova MDA 0 0 1 1