World Hot Air Ballooning Championships

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World Hot Air Ballooning Championships is main ballooning championships in the World. Organized by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

Championships[edit]

Men's[edit]

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Athletes
No. of
Nations
1973 Albuquerque  United States February 10–17 32 14
1975 Albuquerque  United States October 2–12 34 15
1977 Castle Howard  Great Britain September 10–18 51 22
1979 Uppsala  Sweden January 3–9 33 16
1981 Battle Creek  United States June 20–28 82 21
1983 Nantes  France August 28 - September 7 70 20
1985 Battle Creek  United States July 12–20 98 23
1987 Schielleiten/Stubenberg  Austria September 5–12 71 24
1989 Saga Prefecture  Japan November 18–27 102 25
1991 St. Jean-sur-Richelieu  Canada August 10–18 101 26
1993 Larochette  Luxembourg August 12–22 101 32
1995 Battle Creek  United States June 30 - July 8 86 32
1997 Saga Prefecture  Japan November 15–27 112 38
1999 Bad Waltersdorf  Austria August 28 - September 5 90 35
2002 Chatellerault  France August 23 - September 1 99 36
2004 Mildura  Australia June 26 - July 3 87 32
2006 Tochigi  Japan November 18–25 62 31
2008 Hofkirchen[disambiguation needed]  Austria September 13–20 102 33
2010 Debrecen  Hungary October 2–10 118 31
2012 Battle Creek  United States August 17–25 99
2014 Rio Claro  Brazil July 17–27 59 21
2016 Saga Prefecture  Japan October 30 - November 7

Women's[edit]

Year City Country Date No. of
Athletes
No. of
Nations
2014 Leszno  Poland September 8–13 38 16
2016 Birštonas  Lithuania

All-time medal table[edit]

Updated after 2014 Men's and Women's Championships.
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 14 10 6 30
2  Germany 2 4 2 8
3  Great Britain 2 2 1 5
4  Australia 2 0 2 4
5  France 1 1 2 4
6  Japan 1 0 1 2
7  Sweden 0 2 3 5
8  Austria 0 2 1 3
9  Russia 0 1 0 1
10  Lithuania 0 0 2 2
11   Switzerland 0 0 1 1
 Brazil 0 0 1 1
Total 22 22 22 66

References[edit]