European Athletics U20 Championships

The European Athletics U20 Championships (formerly named the European Athletics Junior Championships up to 2015) are the European championships for athletes who are under-20 athletes, which is the age range recognised by the IAAF as junior athletes. The event is currently organized by the European Athletic Association.

European Athletics U20 Championships
European Athletic Association Icon logo.svg
Statusactive
Genresports event
Date(s)midyear
Frequencybiennial
Inaugurated1970
Organised byEuropean Athletic Association
Women's 800 meter in heptathlon at the 2015 Championships

The history of the biennial athletics competition stems from the European Junior Games, which was first held in 1964. The event was first sanctioned by the continental governing body, the European Athletic Association at the following edition in 1966 and after a third edition under the games moniker it was renamed to its current title.[1][2]

EditionsEdit

Edition Year City Country Date Venue Events
1964 Warsaw   Poland 18–20 September 10th-Anniversary Stadium 29
1966 Odessa   Soviet Union 24–25 September Central Stadium Chornomorets 33
1968 Leipzig   East Germany 23–25 August Zentralstadion 33
1 1970 Paris   France 11–13 September Stade Olympique de Colombes 35
2 1973 Duisburg   Germany 24–26 August Wedaustadion 36
3 1975 Athens   Greece 22–24 August Karaiskakis Stadium 36
4 1977 Donetsk   Soviet Union 19–21 August RSC Olimpiyskiy 36
5 1979 Bydgoszcz   Poland 16–19 August Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium 36
6 1981 Utrecht   Netherlands 20–23 August Atletiekbaan Overvecht 38
7 1983 Schwechat   Austria 25–28 August Rudolf-Tonn-Stadion 38
8 1985 Cottbus   East Germany 22–25 August Max-Reimann-Stadion 39
9 1987 Birmingham   United Kingdom 6–9 August Alexander Stadium 41
10 1989 Varaždin   Yugoslavia 24–27 August Stadion ŠC Sloboda 41
11 1991 Thessaloniki   Greece 8–11 August Kaftanzoglio Stadium 42
12 1993 San Sebastián   Spain 29 July – 1 August Anoeta Stadium 41
13 1995 Nyíregyháza   Hungary 27–30 July Városi Stadion 41
14 1997 Ljubljana   Slovenia 24–27 July Bežigrad Stadium 43
15 1999 Riga   Latvia 5–8 August Daugava Stadium 43
16 2001 Grosseto   Italy 19–22 July Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini 44
17 2003 Tampere   Finland 23–27 July Tampere Stadium 44
18 2005 Kaunas   Lithuania 21–24 July S. Darius and S. Girėnas Stadium 44
19 2007 Hengelo   Netherlands 19–22 July Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion 44
20 2009 Novi Sad   Serbia 23–26 July Karađorđe Stadium 44
21 2011 Tallinn   Estonia 21–24 July Kadriorg Stadium 44
22 2013 Rieti   Italy 18–21 July Stadio Raul Guidobaldi 44
23 2015 Eskilstuna   Sweden 16–19 July Ekängens Friidrottsarena 44
24 2017 Grosseto   Italy 20–23 July Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini 44
25 2019 Borås   Sweden 18–21 July Ryavallen 44
26 2021 Tallinn   Estonia 15–18 July Kadriorg Stadium 44
27 2023 Cluj-Napoca   Romania Cluj Arena 44

Championship recordsEdit

MenEdit

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.04 (+0.2 m/s) Christophe Lemaitre   France 24 July 2009 2009 Novi Sad, Serbia [3]
200 m 20.37 Jürgen Evers   West Germany 28 August 1983 1983 Schwechat, Austria
400 m 45.36 Roger Black   Great Britain 24 August 1985 1985 Cottbus, East Germany
800 m 1:45.90 Roberto Parra   Spain 29 July 1995 1995 Nyíregyháza, Hungary
1500 m 3:38.96 Graham Williamson   Great Britain 16 August 1979 1979 Bydgoszcz, Poland
5000 m 13:44.37 Steve Binns   Great Britain 18 August 1979 1979 Bydgoszcz, Poland
10000 m 28:31.16 Ali Kaya   Turkey 18 July 2013 2013 Rieti, Italy [4]
110 m hurdles (99.0 cm) 13.05 (+0.2 m/s) Wilhem Belocian   France 17 July 2021 2021 Tallinn, Estonia [5]
400 m hurdles 49.23 Timofey Chalyy   Russia 21 July 2013 2013 Rieti, Italy [6]
3000 m steeplechase 8:37.94 Ilgizar Safiullin   Russia 24 July 2011 2011 Tallinn, Estonia [7]
High jump 2.33 m Maksim Nedasekau   Belarus 22 July 2017 2017 Grosseto, Italy [8]
Pole vault 5.65 m Armand Duplantis   Sweden 23 July 2017 2017 Grosseto, Italy [9]
Long jump 8.17 m Vladimir Ochkan   Soviet Union 7 August 1987 1987 Birmingham, United Kingdom
Triple jump 17.04 m (+1.5 m/s) Nazim Babayev   Azerbaijan 19 July 2015 2015 Eskilstuna, Sweden [10]
Shot put (6 kg) 22.62 m Konrad Bukowiecki   Poland 16 July 2015 2015 Eskilstuna, Sweden [11]
Discus throw (1.75 kg) 68.02 m Bartłomiej Stój   Poland 19 July 2015 2015 Eskilstuna, Sweden [12]
Hammer throw (6 kg) 84.73 m Mykhaylo Kokhan   Ukraine 19 July 2019 2019 Borås, Sweden [13]
Javelin throw 81.53 m Zigismunds Sirmais   Latvia 23 July 2011 2011 Tallinn, Estonia [14]
Decathlon 8435 pts WJR Niklas Kaul   Germany 22–23 July 2017 2017 Grosseto, Italy [15]
100m (wind) Long jump (wind) Shot put High jump 400m 110H (wind) Discus Pole vault Javelin 1500m
11.48 (-1.3 m/s) 7.20 m (+1.6 m/s) 15.37 m 2.05 m 48.42 14.55 (-0.2 m/s) 48.49 m 4.70 m 68.05 m 4:15.52
10000 m walk (track) 39:28.45 Andrey Ruzavin   Russia 23 July 2005 2005 Kaunas, Lithuania
4×100 m relay 39.24 Tyrone Edgar
Dwayne Grant
Tim Benjamin
Mark Lewis-Francis
  Great Britain 22 July 2001 2001 Grosseto, Italy
4×400 m relay 3:04.58 Uwe Preusche
Frank Löper
Eckard Trylus
Jens Carlowitz
  East Germany 23 August 1981 1981 Utrecht, Netherlands

WomenEdit

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.18 (+0.5 m/s) Jodie Williams   Great Britain 22 July 2011 2011 Tallinn, Estonia [16]
200 m 22.85 Bärbel Eckert   East Germany 26 August 1973 1973 Duisburg, West Germany
400 m 51.27 Christina Brehmer   East Germany 23 August 1975 1975 Athens, Greece
800 m 2:00.25 Katrin Wühn   East Germany 27 August 1983 1983 Schwechat, Austria
1500 m 4:04.47 Inger Knutsson   Sweden 26 August 1973 1973 Duisburg, West Germany
3000 m 8:50.97 Gabriela Szabo   Romania 1 August 1993 1993 San Sebastián, Spain
5000 m 15:21.12 Elvan Abeylegesse   Turkey 20 July 2001 2001 Grosseto, Italy
100 m hurdles 13.09 Olena Ovcharova   Ukraine 28 July 1995 1995 Nyíregyháza, Hungary
400 m hurdles 55.89 Zuzana Hejnová   Czech Republic 23 July 2005 2005 Kaunas, Lithuania
3000 m steeplechase 9:43.69 Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal   Norway 26 July 2009 2009 Novi Sad, Serbia
High jump 1.95 m Yelena Yelesina   Soviet Union 27 August 1989 1989 Varaždin, Yugoslavia
Maria Kuchina   Russia 24 July 2011 2011 Tallinn, Estonia [17]
Pole vault 4.57 m Angelica Bengtsson   Sweden 23 July 2011 2011 Tallinn, Estonia [18]
Long jump 6.80 m (+0.3 m/s) Darya Klishina   Russia 24 July 2009 2009 Novi Sad, Serbia [3]
Triple jump 14.12 m Anastasiya Ilyina   Russia 20 July 2001 2001 Grosseto, Italy
Shot put 19.53 m Astrid Kumbernuss   East Germany 25 August 1989 1989 Varaždin, Yugoslavia
Discus throw 70.58 m Ilke Wyludda   East Germany 8 August 1987 1987 Birmingham, United Kingdom
Hammer throw 71.06 m Silja Kosonen   Finland 17 July 2021 2021 Tallinn, Estonia [5]
Javelin throw 61.52 Nikolett Szabo   Hungary 8 August 1999 1999 Riga, Latvia
Heptathlon 6465 pts Sybille Thiele   East Germany 28 August 1983 1983 Schwechat, Austria
100m H (wind) High jump Shot put 200m (wind) Long jump (wind) Javelin 800m
13.49 1.90 14.63 24.07 6.65 36.22 2:18.36
10000 m walk (track) 42:59.48 Elena Lashmanova   Russia 21 July 2011 2011 Tallinn, Estonia [19]
4×100 m relay 43.27 WJR Katrin Fehm
Keshia Kwadwo
Sophia Junk
Jennifer Montag
  Germany 23 July 2017 2017 Grosseto, Italy [20]
4×400 m relay 3:30.39 Cornelia Feuerbach
Carola Witzel
Ines Vogelgesang
Heike Böhme
  East Germany 23 August 1981 1981 Utrecht, Netherlands

All-time medal tableEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ European Junior Championships (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2013-06-02.
  2. ^ European Athletics Championships Statistics Junior Men. European Athletics. Retrieved 2013-06-02.
  3. ^ a b Phil Minshull (25 July 2009). "Lemaitre sets European Junior 100m record – Euro Jnr Champs, Day 2". IAAF. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  4. ^ "10000 Metres Results" (PDF). EAA. 18 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Zhoya, Adeleke and Askag shine at European U20 Championships in Tallinn". World Athletics. 18 July 2021. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  6. ^ "400 Metres Hurdles Results" (PDF). EAA. 21 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  7. ^ "3000 Metres Steeplechase Results" (PDF). EAA. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  8. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). EA. 22 July 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 March 2017. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). EA. 23 July 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 September 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Triple Jump Results" (PDF). EA. 19 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  11. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). EA. 16 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  12. ^ "Discus Throw Results" (PDF). EA. 19 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 November 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  13. ^ "Hammer Throw (6kg) Men Final Results" (PDF). EA. 19 July 2019. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Javelin Throw Results" (PDF). EAA. 22 July 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  15. ^ "Decathlon Results" (PDF). EA. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 23 July 2017.[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "100 Metres Results" (PDF). EAA. 22 July 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  17. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). EAA. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  18. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). EAA. 23 July 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2011.
  19. ^ "10000 Metres Race Walk Results" (PDF). EAA. 21 July 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2011.
  20. ^ "4×100m Relay Round 1 Results Summery" (PDF). EAA. 23 July 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2017.

External linksEdit