Individual Speedway Junior European Championship

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The Individual Speedway Junior European Championship (also referred to as the Speedway European Under 19 Championship) is an annual speedway event held each year organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) since 1998.

Championship History[edit]

Between 1977 and 1988 the FIM) held the Speedway European Under 21 Championship. After deciding to allow non-European competitors, the competition was renamed the World Under 21 Championship. The European Under 19 Championship was then inaugurated under the control of the European Motorcycle Union (UEM).

Age Limits[edit]

The minimum age of a rider to compete is 16 years of age (starting on the date of the rider's birthday). The maximum age is 19 years of age (finishing at the end of the year in which the rider celebrates his 19th birthday).

Current European Champion is Dennis Andersson from Sweden.

Previous winners[edit]

Year Venue Winners 2nd place 3rd place
1998 Slovenia Krško Poland Rafał Okoniewski Czech Republic Aleš Dryml, Jr. Denmark Hans N. Andersen
1999 Poland Gniezno Poland Rafał Okoniewski Poland Karol Malecha Poland Jarosław Hampel
2000 Slovenia Ljubljana Czech Republic Lukáš Dryml Denmark Niels Kristian Iversen Poland Zbigniew Czerwiński
2001 Czech Republic Pardubice Poland Łukasz Romanek Poland Rafał Kurmański Sweden Daniel Davidsson
2002 Latvia Daugavpils Slovenia Matej Žagar Denmark Kenneth Bjerre Sweden Fredrik Lindgren
2003 Germany Pocking Denmark Kenneth Bjerre Poland Janusz Kołodziej Sweden Antonio Lindbäck
2004 Poland Rybnik Sweden Antonio Lindbäck Poland Karol Ząbik Denmark Morten Risager
2005 Czech Republic Mšeno Poland Karol Ząbik Latvia Kasts Poudzuks Sweden Robert Pettersson
2006 Croatia Goričan Croatia Jurica Pavlič Ukraine Andriej Karpov Denmark Lars Hansen
2007 Poland Częstochowa Denmark Nicolai Klindt Croatia Jurica Pavlič Czech Republic Filip Šitera
2008 Germany Stralsund Poland Artur Mroczka Poland Maciej Janowski Russia Artem Vodyakov
2009 Poland Tarnów Poland Przemysław Pawlicki Poland Maciej Janowski Slovakia Martin Vaculík
2010 Croatia Goričan Sweden Dennis Andersson Poland Przemysław Pawlicki Poland Patryk Dudek
2011 Slovenia Ljubljana Poland Piotr Pawlicki Denmark Michael Jepsen Jensen Russia Vitaly Belousov
Year Venue Winners 2nd place 3rd place

Medals classification[edit]

Rafał Okoniewski - only double Speedway European Under 19 Champion (photo 2007).
Pos National Team Total Gold Silver Bronze
1.  Poland 16 6 7 3
2.  Denmark 7 2 2 3
3.  Sweden 6 2 4
4.  Czech Republic 3 1 1 1
5.  Croatia 2 1 1
6.  Slovenia 1 1
7.  Latvia 1 1
 Ukraine 1 1
9.  Russia 1 1
 Slovakia 1 1

See also[edit]