2006 European Athletics Championships

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19th European Athletics Championships
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Host city Gothenburg, Sweden
Date(s) 7 August – 13 August
Main stadium Ullevi Stadium
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Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 1,288 athletes from
48 nations
Events 47 (men: 24; women: 23)

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.

Men's results[edit]

Track[edit]

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
4x100 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
4x400 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)

Field[edit]

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 results[edit]

Track[edit]

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
2:30:83
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
4x100 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
4x400 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)

Field[edit]

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)

Medals table[edit]

      Host nation (Sweden)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia 12 12 11 35
2  Germany 5 4 2 11
3  France 4 1 3 8
4  Spain 3 3 5 11
5  Belarus 3 2 1 6
6  Sweden 3 1 2 6
7  Belgium 3 0 0 3
8  Portugal 2 1 1 4
9  Finland 2 1 0 3
10  Italy 2 0 1 3
11  Great Britain 1 5 5 11
12  Czech Republic 1 2 1 4
13  Greece 1 2 0 3
14  Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
14  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
16  Norway 1 1 0 2
17  Israel 1 0 0 1
17  Latvia 1 0 0 1
17  Lithuania 1 0 0 1
20  Poland 0 3 4 7
21  Ukraine 0 1 2 3
22  Estonia 0 1 1 2
23  Denmark 0 1 0 1
23  Hungary 0 1 0 1
23  Ireland 0 1 0 1
23  Luxembourg 0 1 0 1
23  Serbia 0 1 0 1
23  Switzerland 0 1 0 1
29  Romania 0 0 2 2
30  Slovenia 0 0 1 1
30  Turkey 0 0 1 1
31 Total 47 49 45 141

Participants[edit]

Trivia[edit]

References[edit]

  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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