EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship

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EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship
Sport Indoor field hockey
Founded 1974
No. of teams 8
Continent Europe (EHF)
Most recent champion(s)  Germany (men)
 Netherlands (women)

The EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championship is a European indoor field hockey competition organized by the European Hockey Federation (EHF). The tournament was started in 1974 for both men's competition and the women's competition.

In the men's competition, Germany is the most successful team, having won the tournament 12 times out of 13 between 1974 and 2008. For women, Germany is also the most successful team, having won all titles but one between 1974 and 2008. The only national team beside Germany to win the men's competition between 1974 and 2008 is Russia, having done so in 2008 by defeating Germany in the gold medal game. The only team beside Germany to win the women's competition between 1974 and 2008 is England, having done so in 1996 by defeating Germany in the gold medal game.

The 2010 edition of the men's tournament is the first to not feature Germany in the top four.[1]

Men Summaries[2][edit]

Year Host Champion Runner-up
1974 West Germany Berlin  West Germany  Netherlands
1976 Netherlands Arnhem  West Germany  Belgium
1980 Switzerland Zurich  West Germany  Netherlands
1984 Scotland Edinburgh  West Germany  England
1988 Austria Wien  West Germany  France
1991 England Birmingham  Germany  England
1994 Germany Bonn  Germany  England
1997 France Lievin  Germany  Czech Republic
1999 Denmark Slagelse  Germany  Poland
2001 Switzerland Luzern  Germany  Spain
2003 Spain Santander  Germany  Spain
2006 Netherlands Eindhoven  Germany  Poland
2008 Russia Ekaterinburg  Russia  Germany
2010 Netherlands Almere  Austria  Russia
2012 Germany Leipzig  Germany  Czech Republic
2014 Austria Vienna  Germany  Austria

II division[edit]

Year Host Champion Runner-up
1997 Portugal Oporto   Switzerland  Poland
1999 Portugal Oporto  France  Portugal
2001 Austria Vienna  Netherlands  Russia
2003 Croatia Zagreb  Denmark  Austria
2006 Italy La Spezia  Russia  Italy
2008 Denmark Copenhagen  Netherlands  Denmark
2010 Poland Poznan  England   Switzerland
2012 Italy Lignano  Poland  Sweden
2014 Switzerland Bern  France   Switzerland

III division[edit]

Year Host Champion Runner-up
2003 Italy Brescia  Italy  Belarus
2006 Bulgaria Sofia  Belarus  Sweden
2008 England Sheffield  Sweden  England
2010 Turkey Alanya  Ukraine  Croatia
2012 Portugal Gondomar  France  Belgium
2014 Croatia Sveti Ivan Zelina  Portugal  Croatia

Women Summaries[2][edit]

Year Host Champion Runner-up
1974 France Arras  West Germany  Netherlands
1977 Belgium Brussel  West Germany  Netherlands
1981 West Germany Berlin  West Germany  Scotland
1984 England London  West Germany  Netherlands
1987 West Germany B.Neuenahr  West Germany  Netherlands
1990 West Germany Elmshorn  West Germany  Spain
1993 England London  Germany  England
1996 Scotland Glasgow  England  Germany
1998 Spain Ourense  Germany  England
2000 Austria Vienna  Germany  Russia
2002 France Les Ponts-de-Cé  Germany  Lithuania
2004 Netherlands Eindhoven  Germany  Netherlands
2006 Netherlands Eindhoven  Germany  Netherlands
2008 Spain Almería  Germany  Belarus
2010 Germany Duisburg  Ukraine  Spain
2012 Germany Leipzig  Germany  Belarus
2014 Czech Republic Prague  Netherlands  Germany

Division II[edit]

Year Host Champion Runner-up
1996 Czech Republic Prague  Russia  Lithuania
1998 Denmark Slagelse  Czech Republic  Belarus
2000 France Lievin  Lithuania  France
2002 Netherlands Rotterdam  Netherlands  Belarus
2004 Italy Padova  Ukraine  Scotland
2006 Italy La Spezia  Spain  Italy
2008 Czech Republic Nymburk  Poland  Lithuania
2010 Czech Republic Nymburk  Czech Republic  Austria
2012 Denmark Slagelse  France  England
2014 Lithuania Šiauliai  Ukraine  Belgium

Division III[edit]

Year Host Champion Runner-up
2008 England Sheffield  Denmark  England
2010 France Rouen  England  France
2012 Portugal Gondomar  Belgium  Wales
2014 Croatia Porec  Croatia  Turkey

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EuroHockey.org - EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championships (M) 2010". European Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  2. ^ a b "EuroHockey.org - EuroHockey Indoor Nations Championships". European Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2010-01-16.