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2006 European Athletics Championships

The 19th European Athletics Championships were held in Gothenburg, Sweden, between 7 August and 13 August 2006. The competition arena was the Ullevi Stadium and the official motto "Catch the Spirit". Gothenburg also hosted the 1995 World Championships in Athletics, and Stockholm, Sweden's capital, hosted 1958 European Athletics Championships.

19th European Athletics Championships
Göteborg 2006 logo.svg
Host cityGothenburg, Sweden
Date(s)7 August – 13 August
Main stadiumUllevi Stadium
2006 European Championships in Athletics - Ullevi august 11th.jpg
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Participation1,288 athletes from
48 nations
Events47 (men: 24; women: 23)

Contents

Men's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

1998 | 2002 | 2006 | 2010 | 2012

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Francis Obikwelu
  Portugal
9.99
CR
Andrey Yepishin
  Russia
10.10
NR
Matic Osovnikar
  Slovenia
10.14
NR
200 m
details
Francis Obikwelu
  Portugal
20.01
NR
Johan Wissman
  Sweden
20.38
NR
Marlon Devonish
  Great Britain
20.54
400 m
details
Marc Raquil
  France
45.02 Vladislav Frolov
  Russia
45.09
PB
Leslie Djhone
  France
45.40
800 m
details
Bram Som
  Netherlands
1:46.56 David Fiegen
  Luxembourg
1:46.59 Sam Ellis
  Great Britain
1:46.64
1500 m
details
Mehdi Baala
  France
3:39.02 Ivan Heshko
  Ukraine
3:39.50 Juan Carlos Higuero
  Spain
3:39.62
5000 m
details
Jesús España
  Spain
13:44.70 Mo Farah
  Great Britain
13:44.79 Juan Carlos Higuero
  Spain
13:46.48
10,000 m
details
Jan Fitschen
  Germany
28:10.94
PB
José Manuel Martínez
  Spain
28:12.06
SB
Juan Carlos de la Ossa
  Spain
28:13.73
Marathon
details
Stefano Baldini
  Italy
2:11:32 Viktor Röthlin
   Switzerland
2:11:50 Julio Rey
  Spain
2:12:37
110 metres hurdles
details
Staņislavs Olijars
  Latvia
13.24 Thomas Blaschek
  Germany
13.46 Andy Turner
  Great Britain
13.56
400 metres hurdles
details
Periklis Iakovakis
  Greece
48.46 Marek Plawgo
  Poland
48.71 SB Rhys Williams
  Great Britain
49.12
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Jukka Keskisalo
  Finland
8:24.89 José Luis Blanco
  Spain
8:26.22 Bouabdellah Tahri
  France
8:27.15
20 kilometres walk
details
Paquillo Fernández
  Spain
1:19:09 Valeriy Borchin
  Russia
1:20:00 João Vieira
  Portugal
1:20:09
NR
50 kilometres walk
details
Yohann Diniz
  France
3:41:39
PB
Jesús Ángel García
  Spain
3:42:48
SB
Yuriy Andronov
  Russia
3:43:26
4 × 100 metres relay
details
  Great Britain
Dwain Chambers
Darren Campbell
Marlon Devonish
Mark Lewis-Francis
38.91   Poland
Przemysław Rogowski
Łukasz Chyła
Marcin Jędrusiński
Dariusz Kuć
39.05   France
Oudéré Kankarafou
Ronald Pognon
Fabrice Calligny
David Alerte
39.07
4 × 400 metres relay
details
  France
Leslie Djhone
Idrissa M'Barke
Naman Keïta
Marc Raquil
3:01.10   Great Britain
Robert Tobin
Rhys Williams
Graham Hedman
Tim Benjamin
3:01.63   Poland
Daniel Dąbrowski
Piotr Kędzia
Piotr Rysiukiewicz
Rafał Wieruszewski
3:01.73
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

FieldEdit

1998 | 2002 | 2006 | 2010 | 2012

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Andrey Silnov
  Russia
2.36
CR WL
Tomáš Janků
  Czech Republic
2.34
PB
Stefan Holm
  Sweden
2.34
SB
Long jump
details
Andrew Howe
  Italy
8.20 Greg Rutherford
  Great Britain
8.13 Olexiy Lukashevych
  Ukraine
8.12
Pole vault
details
Aleksandr Averbukh
  Israel
5.70 Tim Lobinger
  Germany
Romain Mesnil
  France
5.65
Triple jump
details
Christian Olsson
  Sweden
17.67
EL
Nathan Douglas
  Great Britain
17.21 Marian Oprea
  Romania
17.18
Shot put[1]
details
Ralf Bartels
  Germany
21.13 Joachim Olsen
  Denmark
21.09 Rutger Smith
  Netherlands
20.90
Discus throw
details
Virgilijus Alekna
  Lithuania
68.67 Gerd Kanter
  Estonia
68.03 Aleksander Tammert
  Estonia
66.14
Javelin throw
details
Andreas Thorkildsen
  Norway
88.78 Tero Pitkämäki
  Finland
86.44 Jan Železný
  Czech Republic
85.92
Hammer throw[2]
details
Olli-Pekka Karjalainen
  Finland
80.84
SB
Vadim Devyatovskiy
  Belarus
80.76 Markus Esser
  Germany
79.19
Decathlon
details
Roman Šebrle
  Czech Republic
8526
SB
Attila Zsivoczky
  Hungary
8356 Aleksey Drozdov
  Russia
8350
PB
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

1998 | 2002 | 2006 | 2010 | 2012

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Kim Gevaert
  Belgium
11.06 Yekaterina Grigoryeva
  Russia
11.22
(SB)
Irina Khabarova
  Russia
11.22
200 metres
details
Kim Gevaert
  Belgium
22.68 Yuliya Gushchina
  Russia
22.93 Natalya Rusakova
  Russia
23.09
400 metres
details
Vanya Stambolova
  Bulgaria
49.85 Tatyana Veshkurova
  Russia
50.15 Olga Zaytseva
  Russia
50.28
800 metres
details
Olga Kotlyarova
  Russia
1:57.38 Svetlana Klyuka
  Russia
1:57.48 Rebecca Lyne
  Great Britain
1:58.45
1500 metres
details
Tatyana Tomashova
  Russia
3:56.91
(CR)
Yuliya Chizhenko
  Russia
3:57.61 Daniela Yordanova
  Bulgaria
3:59.37
(SB)
5000 metres
details
Marta Domínguez
  Spain
14:56.18
(CR)
Liliya Shobukhova
  Russia
14:56.57
(SB)
Elvan Abeylegesse
  Turkey
14:59.29
(SB)
10,000 metres
details
Inga Abitova
  Russia
30:31.42 Susanne Wigene
  Norway
30:32.36 Lidiya Grigoryeva
  Russia
30:32.72
Marathon
details
Ulrike Maisch
  Germany
2:30:01
(PB)
Olivera Jevtić
  Serbia
2:30:27 Irina Permitina
  Russia
2:30:53
100 metres hurdles
details
Susanna Kallur
  Sweden
12.59 Derval O'Rourke
  Ireland
Kirsten Bolm
  Germany
12.72
(NR Ireland)
400 metres hurdles
details
Yevgeniya Isakova
  Russia
53.93
(PB)
Fani Chalkia
  Greece
54.02 Tetyana Tereshchuk-Antipova
  Ukraine
54.55
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Alesia Turava
  Belarus
9:26.05
(SB)
Tatyana Petrova
  Russia
9:28.05 Wioletta Janowska
  Poland
9:31.62
20 kilometres walk
details
Ryta Turava
  Belarus
1:27:08 Olga Kaniskina
  Russia
1:28:35 Elisa Rigaudo
  Italy
1:28:37
4 × 100 metres relay
details
  Russia
Yuliya Gushchina
Natalya Rusakova
Irina Khabarova
Yekaterina Grigoryeva
42.71   Great Britain
Anyika Onuora
Emma Ania
Emily Freeman
Joice Maduaka
43.51   Belarus
Yulia Nestsiarenka
Natallia Safronnikava
Alena Neumiarzhitskaya
Aksana Drahun
43.61
4 × 400 metres relay
details
  Russia
Svetlana Pospelova
Natalya Ivanova
Olga Zaytseva
Tatyana Veshkurova
3:25.12   Belarus
Yulyana Zhalniaruk
Sviatlana Usovich
Anna Kozak
Ilona Usovich
3:27.69   Poland
Monika Bejnar
Grażyna Prokopek
Ewelina Sętowska
Anna Jesień
3:27.77
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

FieldEdit

1998 | 2002 | 2006 | 2010 | 2012

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Tia Hellebaut
  Belgium
2.03
(CR/NR)
Venelina Veneva
  Bulgaria
2.03
(CR)
Kajsa Bergqvist
  Sweden
2.01
Pole vault
details
Yelena Isinbayeva
  Russia
4.80
(CR)
Monika Pyrek
  Poland
4.65 Tatyana Polnova
  Russia
4.65
(SB)
Long jump
details
Lyudmila Kolchanova
  Russia
6.93 Naide Gomes
  Portugal
6.84 Oksana Udmurtova
  Russia
6.69
Triple jump
details
Tatyana Lebedeva
  Russia
15.15 Hrysopiyi Devetzi
  Greece
15.05 Anna Pyatykh
  Russia
15.02
Shot put[3]
details
Natallia Kharaneka
  Belarus
19.43 Petra Lammert
  Germany
19.17 Olga Ryabinkina
  Russia
19.02
Discus throw
details
Darya Pishchalnikova
  Russia
65.55
(PB)
Franka Dietzsch
  Germany
64.35 Nicoleta Grasu
  Romania
63.58
Hammer throw
details
Tatyana Lysenko
  Russia
76.67
(CR)
Gulfiya Khanafeyeva
  Russia
74.50 Kamila Skolimowska
  Poland
72.58
Javelin throw
details
Steffi Nerius
  Germany
65.82
(SB)
Barbora Špotáková
  Czech Republic
65.64 Mercedes Chilla
  Spain
61.98
(SB)
Heptathlon
details
Carolina Klüft
  Sweden
6740
(CR)
Karin Ruckstuhl
  Netherlands
6423
(NR)
Lilli Schwarzkopf
  Germany
6420
(PB)
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia12121135
2  Germany45211
3  France4138
4  Spain33511
5  Belarus3216
6  Sweden3126
7  Belgium3003
8  Portugal2114
9  Finland2103
10  Italy2013
11  Great Britain15511
12  Czech Republic1214
13  Greece1203
14  Bulgaria1113
  Netherlands1113
16  Norway1102
17  Israel1001
  Latvia1001
  Lithuania1001
20  Poland0347
21  Ukraine0123
22  Estonia0112
23  Denmark0101
  Hungary0101
  Luxembourg0101
  Serbia0101
   Switzerland0101
28  Romania0022
29  Slovenia0011
  Turkey0011
Totals (30 nations)474845140

ParticipantsEdit

TriviaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Andrei Mikhnevich had originally won the silver medal but all his results from August 2005 were annulled due to a doping offense. "Andrei MIKHNEVICH (BLR) – results annulled from August 2005". IAAF. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  2. ^ Ivan Tsikhan had originally won the gold medal but later tested for doping and all his results between 22 August 2004 and 21 August 2006 were annulled. "Revision of results following sanctions of Tsikhan and Ostapchuk". IAAF. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2014.
  3. ^ Nadzeya Astapchuk had originally won the silver medal but later tested for doping and all her results between 13 August 2005 and 12 August 2007 were annulled. "Revision of results following sanctions of Tsikhan and Ostapchuk". IAAF. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

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