European Weightlifting Championships

European Weightlifting Championships is an annual event organised by the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF). It has been held since 1896. A separate event for women was held from 1988 to 1997, after which both championships have been held as one event.

European Weightlifting Championships
StatusActive
GenreSports Event
Date(s)Usually April
FrequencyAnnual
Location(s)Various
Inaugurated1896
Organised byEWF

EditionsEdit

Results:[1][2]

No. M No. W Edition Host country Host city Events
1 1896   Netherlands Rotterdam 1
2 1897   Austria Vienna 1
3 1898   Netherlands Amsterdam 1
4 1900   Netherlands Rotterdam 1
5 1901   Netherlands Rotterdam 1
6 1902   Netherlands The Hague 1
7 1903   Netherlands Amsterdam 1
8 1904   Netherlands Amsterdam 1
9 1905   Netherlands The Hague 1
10 1906   Denmark Copenhagen 1
11 1907   Austria Vienna 2
12 1908   Sweden Malmö 1
13 1909   Germany Dresden 2
14 1910   Hungary Budapest 4
15 1911   Germany Leipzig 2
16 1912   Austria Vienna 4
17 1913   Austria Brno 4
18 1914   Austria Vienna 5
19 1921   Germany Offenbach 5
20 1924   Germany Neunkirchen 7
21 1929   Austria Vienna 5
22 1930   Germany Munich 5
23 1931   Luxembourg Luxembourg 5
24 1933   Germany Essen 5
25 1934   Italy Genoa 5
26 1935   France Paris 5
27 1947   Finland Helsinki 6
28 1948   United Kingdom London 6
29 1949   Netherlands The Hague 6
30 1950   France Paris 6
31 1951   Italy Milan 7
32 1952   Finland Helsinki 7
33 1953   Sweden Stockholm 7
34 1954   Austria Vienna 7
35 1955   West Germany Munich 7
36 1956   Finland Helsinki 7
37 1957   Poland Katowice 7
38 1958   Sweden Stockholm 7
39 1959   Poland Warsaw 7
40 1960   Italy Milan 7
41 1961   Austria Vienna 7
42 1962   Hungary Budapest 7
43 1963   Sweden Stockholm 7
44 1964   Soviet Union Moscow 7
45 1965   Bulgaria Sofia 7
46 1966   East Germany Berlin 7
47 1968   Soviet Union Leningrad 7
48 1969   Poland Warsaw 36
49 1970   Hungary Szombathely 36
50 1971   Bulgaria Sofia 36
51 1972   Romania Constanţa 36
52 1973   Spain Madrid 27
53 1974   Italy Verona 27
54 1975   Soviet Union Moscow 27
55 1976   East Germany Berlin 27
56 1977   West Germany Stuttgart 30
57 1978   Czechoslovakia Havířov 30
58 1979   Bulgaria Varna 30
59 1980   Yugoslavia Belgrade 30
60 1981   France Lille 30
No. M No. W Edition Host country Host city Events
61 1982   Yugoslavia Ljubljana 30
62 1983   Soviet Union Moscow 30
63 1984   Spain Vitoria 30
64 1985   Poland Katowice 30
65 1986   East Germany Karl-Marx-Stadt 30
66 1987   France Reims 30
67 1988   United Kingdom Cardiff 30
1 1988   San Marino City of San Marino 27
68 1989   Greece Athens 30
2 1989   United Kingdom Manchester 27
69 1990   Denmark Ålborg 30
3 1990   Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife 27
70 1991   Poland Władysławowo 30
4 1991   Bulgaria Varna 27
71 1992   Hungary Szekszárd 30
5 1992   Portugal Loures 27
72 1993   Bulgaria Sofia 30
6 1993   Spain Valencia 27
73 1994   Czechoslovakia Sokolov 30
7 1994   Italy Rome 27
74 1995   Poland Warsaw 30
8 1995   Israel Beer Sheva 27
75 1996   Norway Stavanger 30
9 1996   Czech Republic Prague 27
76 1997   Croatia Rijeka 30
10 1997   Spain Sevilla 27
77 11 1998   Germany Riesa 45
78 12 1999   Spain A Coruña 45
79 13 2000   Bulgaria Sofia 45
80 14 2001   Slovakia Trenčín 45
81 15 2002   Turkey Antalya 45
82 16 2003   Greece Loutraki 45
83 17 2004   Ukraine Kyiv 45
84 18 2005   Bulgaria Sofia 45
85 19 2006   Poland Władysławowo 45
86 20 2007   France Strasbourg 45
87 21 2008   Italy Lignano Sabbiadoro 45
88 22 2009   Romania Bucharest 45
89 23 2010   Belarus Minsk 45
90 24 2011   Russia Kazan 45
91 25 2012   Turkey Antalya 45
92 26 2013   Albania Tirana 45
93 27 2014   Israel Tel Aviv 45
94 28 2015   Georgia Tbilisi 45
95 29 2016   Norway Førde 45
96 30 2017   Croatia Split 48
97 31 2018   Romania Bucharest 48
98 32 2019   Georgia Batumi 60
99 33 2021   Russia Moscow 60
100 34 2022   Albania Tirana 60
101 35 2023   Armenia Yerevan 60

Team rankingEdit

  • History - Team ranking system [3]
  • Team ranking was started from 1949
  • 1–7 August 1948 FIH Congress, London : For the team classification 5-3-1 points are distributed for the 1st to the 3rd place.
  • 2–7 November 1957 FIHC Congress, Teheran : For the team classification, there are distributed 10-6-4-3-2-1 points for the first to the sixth place.
  • 3–24 May 1958 Tokyo : For the team classification 7-5-4-3-2-1 points are distributed for the 1st to the 6th place.
  • 4- 1973 : For the team classification 12-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 points are distributed for the 1st to 10th place (only for the total).
  • 5- 1977 : For the team classification 12-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 points are distributed for the 1st to 10th place for the individual lifts and the total.
  • 6- 12–14 January 1984 IWF Executive Board Meeting, Herzogenaurach. 27 July, IWF Congress, Los Angeles: For the team classification 16-14-13-12-11-10-9- 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 points are distributed for the 1st to 15th place.
  • 7–1 May 1996 IWF Executive Board Meeting, Warsaw : For the team classification 28-25-23-22-21-20-19-18-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 points are distributed for the 1st to 25th place.
  • 10 and 11 December 1996, IWF Congress, Athens: Two-Year-Suspension for a first doping offence.
Year Host Men Women
1 2 3 1 2 3
1998   Riesa, Germany   Bulgaria 549   Russia 530   Germany 458   Hungary 514   Russia 471   Bulgaria 467
1999   Seville, Spain   Turkey 682   Spain 608   Russia 524   Turkey 647   Greece 586   Spain 584
2000   Sofia, Bulgaria   Bulgaria 610   Turkey 525   Russia 464   Bulgaria 522   Russia 438   Ukraine 343
2001   Trenčín, Slovakia   Russia 538   Turkey 504   Poland 498   Russia 492   Hungary 483   Spain 400
2002   Antalya, Turkey   Bulgaria 599   Turkey 486   Russia 368   Turkey 522   Russia 496   Poland 466
2003   Loutraki, Greece   Turkey 598   Russia 553   Bulgaria 544   Turkey 521   Russia 501   Bulgaria 441
2004   Kyiv, Ukraine   Turkey 591   Bulgaria 442   Russia 416   Turkey 478   Poland 438   Bulgaria 436
2005   Sofia, Bulgaria   Bulgaria 519   Turkey 488   Russia 473   Russia 567   Poland 456   Bulgaria 451
2006   Władysławowo, Poland   Belarus 486   Poland 485   Bulgaria 435   Russia 483   Ukraine 434   Poland 386
2007   Strasbourg, France   Russia 546   Belarus 523   Turkey 506   Russia 486   Ukraine 459   Turkey 448
2008   Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy   Russia 598   France 457   Azerbaijan 427   Ukraine 471   Russia 454   Turkey 449
2009   Bucharest, Romania   Russia ? ?   Russia   Turkey   Ukraine
2010   Minsk, Belarus   Turkey 538   Armenia 496   Poland 460   Russia 498   Turkey 497   Poland 416
2011   Kazan, Russia   Turkey 470   Poland 467   Moldova 431   Russia 559   Turkey 517   Poland 413
2012   Antalya, Turkey   Moldova 500   Russia 482   Turkey 473   Russia 530   Turkey 441   Poland 417
2013   Tirana, Albania   Russia 638   Bulgaria 507   Albania 355   Poland 469   France 311   Italy 310
2014   Tel Aviv, Israel   Russia 524   Bulgaria 535   Poland 491   Russia 539   Ukraine 443   Poland 443
2015   Tbilisi, Georgia   Russia 478   Armenia 421   Turkey 416   Ukraine 478   Russia 421   Turkey 416
2016   Førde, Norway   Russia 524   Armenia 503   Turkey 501   Armenia 449   Ukraine 435   Turkey 399
2017   Split, Croatia   Russia 501   Turkey 462   Poland 399   Russia 588   Ukraine 492   Spain 464
2018   Bucharest, Romania   Georgia 575   Romania 528   Poland 451   Romania 512   Poland 429   Italy 412
2019   Batumi, Georgia   Georgia 636   Belarus 634   Armenia 596   Russia 736   Turkey 575   Romania 480
2021   Moscow, Russia   Bulgaria 685   Armenia 620   Georgia 612   Russia 699   Turkey 616   Ukraine 600
2022   Tirana, Albania   Bulgaria 746   Armenia 667   Georgia 647   Turkey 690   Ukraine 686   United Kingdom 381

All-time medal table (1914–2022)Edit

Ranking by Big (Total result) medals:

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union2028934325
2  Bulgaria17714198416
3  Russia1019756254
4  Turkey684153162
5  Poland497798224
6  Ukraine373432103
7  Germany345336123
8  Hungary306164155
9  Armenia28322686
10  Romania274444115
11  Belarus25192973
12  France19254690
13  Greece18242769
14  Italy17293177
15  Great Britain17231858
16  Georgia1618943
17  Austria13163160
18  Spain11233165
19  Latvia115824
20  Albania9121233
21  East Germany7245283
22  Moldova7101431
23  Finland6142444
24  Sweden691530
25  Azerbaijan64717
26  Unified Team63312
27  West Germany48820
28  Denmark4419
29  Egypt4026
30  Belgium32914
31  Czechoslovakia2153249
32  Croatia2114
33  Netherlands2002
34  Lithuania1449
35  Norway1326
  Portugal1326
37  Slovakia1247
38  Czech Republic1225
39  Luxembourg1102
40   Switzerland1056
41  Israel0134
42  Cyprus0123
43  Estonia0112
44  Serbia0022
Totals (44 nations)9759759782928

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.halteropedia.fr/resultats-internationaux/championnats-d-europe/europe-senior.html
  2. ^ "European Championships From 1907 to Today @ Lift Up: Search". www.chidlovski.net.
  3. ^ "History - International Weightlifting FederationInternational Weightlifting Federation". Iwf.net. Retrieved 16 March 2020.

External linksEdit