2014 European Athletics Championships

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22nd European Athletics Championships
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Host city Zürich, Switzerland
Date(s) 12–17 August
Main stadium Letzigrund
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Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 1,439 athletes from
50 nations
Events 47

The 2014 European Athletics Championships was held in Zürich, Switzerland, between 12–17 August 2014.[1] It was the first time that Switzerland had hosted the European Athletics Championships since 1954.

Great Britain headed the medal table, with 12 gold medals, comfortably their best return from a European championships, despite winning only one field event medal. France, second on gold medals won with 9, were equal top with Great Britain on medals won, 23, only one ahead of Russia's 22.

Event schedule[edit]

H Heats Q Qualifiers ½ Semi-finals F Final

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Track[edit]

Chronology: 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016 | 2018
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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United Kingdom James Dasaolu (GBR) 10.06 France Christophe Lemaitre (FRA) 10.13 United Kingdom Harry Aikines-Aryeetey (GBR) 10.22
200 metres
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United Kingdom Adam Gemili (GBR) 19.98 EL France Christophe Lemaitre (FRA) 20.15 Ukraine Serhiy Smelyk (UKR) 20.30 PB
400 metres
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United Kingdom Martyn Rooney (GBR) 44.71 EL United Kingdom Matthew Hudson-Smith (GBR) 44.75 PB Israel Donald Sanford (ISR) 45.27 NR
800 metres
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Poland Adam Kszczot (POL) 1:44.15 SB Poland Artur Kuciapski (POL) 1:44.89 PB Republic of Ireland Mark English (IRL) 1:45.03 =SB
1500 metres
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France Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad (FRA) 3:45.60 Norway Henrik Ingebrigtsen (NOR) 3:46.10 United Kingdom Chris O'Hare (GBR) 3:46.18
5000 metres
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United Kingdom Mo Farah (GBR) 14:05.82 Azerbaijan Hayle Ibrahimov (AZE) 14:08.32 United Kingdom Andy Vernon (GBR) 14:09.48
10,000 metres
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United Kingdom Mo Farah (GBR) 28:08.11 United Kingdom Andy Vernon (GBR) 28:08.66 SB Turkey Ali Kaya (TUR) 28:08.72 PB
Marathon
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Italy Daniele Meucci (ITA) 2:11:08 Poland Yared Shegumo (POL) 2:12:00 Russia Aleksey Reunkov (RUS) 2:12:15
110 metres hurdles
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Russia Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) 13.19 United Kingdom William Sharman (GBR) 13.27 France Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA) 13.29
400 metres hurdles
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Switzerland Kariem Hussein (SUI) 48.96 Estonia Rasmus Mägi (EST) 49.06 Russia Denis Kudryavtsev (RUS) 49.16
3000 metres steeplechase
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France Yoann Kowal (FRA) 8:26.66 Poland Krystian Zalewski (POL) 8:27.11 Spain Ángel Mullera (ESP) 8:29.16
4 × 100 metres relay
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United Kingdom Great Britain (GBR)
Adam Gemili
Richard Kilty
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey
James Ellington
Daniel Talbot*
37.93 EL Germany Germany (GER)
Julian Reus
Sven Knipphals
Alexander Kosenkow
Lucas Jakubczyk
38.09 SB France France (FRA)
Pierre Vincent
Christophe Lemaitre
Teddy Tinmar
Ben Bassaw
38.47
4 × 400 metres relay
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United Kingdom Great Britain (GBR)
Martyn Rooney
Michael Bingham
Conrad Williams
Matthew Hudson-Smith
Nigel Levine*
Rabah Yousif*
2:58.79 EL Russia Russia (RUS)
Maksim Dyldin
Pavel Ivashko
Nikita Uglov
Vladimir Krasnov
Pavel Trenikhin*
2:59.38 SB Poland Poland (POL)
Rafał Omelko
Kacper Kozłowski
Łukasz Krawczuk
Jakub Krzewina
Michał Pietrzak*
Andrzej Jaros*
2:59.85 SB
20 kilometres walk
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Spain Miguel Ángel López (ESP) 1:19:44 Russia Aleksandr Ivanov (RUS) 1:19:45 PB Russia Denis Strelkov (RUS) 1:19:46 PB
50 kilometres walk
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France Yohann Diniz (FRA) 3:32:33 WR Slovakia Matej Tóth (SVK) 3:36:21 NR Russia Ivan Noskov (RUS) 3:37:41

WR world record | ER European record | CR championship record | NR national record | WL world leading | EL European leading | PB personal best | SB seasonal best

(*) Heat only.

a In the 3000m steeplechase, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France won the race, but he was later disqualified after he took off his shirt while running down the home straight. Yoann Kowal (France) was then awarded gold, Krystian Zalewski (Poland) silver and Angel Mullera (Spain) bronze.[2]

Field[edit]

Chronology: 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016 | 2018
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Ukraine Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR) 2.35 Ukraine Andriy Protsenko (UKR) 2.33 Russia Ivan Ukhov (RUS) 2.30
Pole vault
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France Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) 5.90 Poland Paweł Wojciechowski (POL) 5.70 Czech Republic Jan Kudlička (CZE)
France Kévin Menaldo (FRA)
5.70
Long jump
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United Kingdom Greg Rutherford (GBR) 8.29 Greece Louis Tsatoumas (GRE) 8.15 France Kafétien Gomis (FRA) 8.14
Triple jump
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France Benjamin Compaoré (FRA) 17.46 EL Russia Lyukman Adams (RUS) 17.09 Russia Aleksey Fyodorov (RUS) 17.04
Shot put
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Germany David Storl (GER) 21.41 Spain Borja Vivas (ESP) 20.86 Poland Tomasz Majewski (POL) 20.83
Discus throw
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Germany Robert Harting (GER) 66.07 Estonia Gerd Kanter (EST) 64.75 Poland Robert Urbanek (POL) 63.81
Javelin throw
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Finland Antti Ruuskanen (FIN) 88.01 EL, PB Czech Republic Vítězslav Veselý (CZE) 84.79 Finland Tero Pitkämäki (FIN) 84.40
Hammer throw
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Hungary Krisztián Pars (HUN) 82.69 WL, PB Poland Paweł Fajdek (POL) 82.05 Russia Sergej Litvinov (RUS) 79.35 SB
Decathlon
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Belarus Andrei Krauchanka (BLR) 8616 WL France Kévin Mayer (FRA) 8521 PB Russia Ilya Shkurenyov (RUS) 8498 PB

WR world record | ER European record | CR championship record | NR national record | WL world leading | EL European leading | PB personal best | SB seasonal best

Women[edit]

Track[edit]

Chronology: 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016 | 2018
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Netherlands Dafne Schippers (NED) 11.12 France Myriam Soumaré (FRA) 11.16 United Kingdom Ashleigh Nelson (GBR) 11.22
200 metres
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Netherlands Dafne Schippers (NED) 22.03 WL, NR United Kingdom Jodie Williams (GBR) 22.46 PB France Myriam Soumaré (FRA) 22.58
400 metres
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Italy Libania Grenot (ITA) 51.10 Ukraine Olha Zemlyak (UKR) 51.36 Spain Indira Terrero (ESP) 51.38 SB
800 metres
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Belarus Maryna Arzamasava (BLR) 1:58.15 EL United Kingdom Lynsey Sharp (GBR) 1:58.80 PB Poland Joanna Jóźwik (POL) 1:59.63 PB
1500 metres
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Netherlands Sifan Hassan (NED) 4:04.18 Sweden Abeba Aregawi (SWE) 4:05.08 United Kingdom Laura Weightman (GBR) 4:06.32
5000 metres
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Sweden Meraf Bahta (SWE) 15:31.39 Netherlands Sifan Hassan (NED) 15:31.79 Netherlands Susan Kuijken (NED) 15:32.82
10,000 metres
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United Kingdom Joanne Pavey (GBR) 32:22.39 France Clémence Calvin (FRA) 32:23.58 France Laila Traby (FRA) 32:26.03 PB
Marathon
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France Christelle Daunay (FRA) 2:25:14 CR Italy Valeria Straneo (ITA) 2:25:27 Portugal Jéssica Augusto (POR) 2:25:41
100 metres hurdles
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United Kingdom Tiffany Porter (GBR) 12.76 France Cindy Billaud (FRA) 12.79 Germany Cindy Roleder (GER) 12.82 PB
400 metres hurdles
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United Kingdom Eilidh Child (GBR) 54.48 Ukraine Anna Titimets (UKR) 54.56 PB Russia Irina Davydova (RUS) 54.60 SB
3000 metres steeplechase
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Germany Antje Möldner-Schmidt (GER) 9:29:43 SB Sweden Charlotta Fougberg (SWE) 9:30:16 Spain Diana Martín (ESP) 9:30:70 PB
4 × 100 metres relay
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United Kingdom Great Britain (GBR)
Asha Philip
Ashleigh Nelson
Jodie Williams
Desiree Henry
Anyika Onuora*
42.24 EL NR France France (FRA)
Céline Distel-Bonnet
Ayodelé Ikuesan
Myriam Soumaré
Stella Akakpo
42.45 Russia Russia (RUS)
Marina Panteleyeva
Natalia Rusakova
Kristina Sivkova
Yelizaveta Savlinis
Yekaterina Vukolova*
43.22 SB
4 × 400 metres relay
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France France (FRA)
Marie Gayot
Muriel Hurtis-Houairi
Agnès Raharolahy
Floria Guei
Estelle Perrossier*
Phara Anacharsis*
3:24.27 EL Ukraine Ukraine (UKR)
Nataliya Pyhyda
Hrystyna Stuy
Hanna Ryzhykova
Olha Zemlyak
Daryna Prystupa*
Olha Lyakhova*
3:24.32 SB United Kingdom Great Britain (GBR)
Eilidh Child
Kelly Massey
Shana Cox
Margaret Adeoye
Emily Diamond*
Victoria Ohuruogu*
3:24.34 SB
20 kilometres walk
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Russia Elmira Alembekova (RUS) 1:27:56 Ukraine Lyudmyla Olyanovska (UKR) 1:28:07 Czech Republic Anežka Drahotová (CZE) 1:28:08 NR

WR world record | ER European record | CR championship record | NR national record | WL world leading | EL European leading | PB personal best | SB seasonal best

(*) Heat only.

Field[edit]

Chronology: 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016 | 2018
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Spain Ruth Beitia (ESP) 2.01 WL Russia Mariya Kuchina (RUS) 1.99 Croatia Ana Šimić (CRO) 1.99 PB
Pole vault
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Russia Anzhelika Sidorova (RUS) 4.65 Greece Katerina Stefanidi (GRE) 4.60 Russia Angelina Zhuk-Krasnova (RUS) 4.60
Long jump
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France Éloyse Lesueur (FRA) 6.85 Serbia Ivana Španović (SRB) 6.81 Russia Darya Klishina (RUS) 6.65
Triple jump
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Ukraine Olha Saladuha (UKR) 14.73 SB Russia Ekaterina Koneva (RUS) 14.69 Russia Irina Gumenyuk (RUS) 14.46 SB
Shot put
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Germany Christina Schwanitz (GER) 19.90 Russia Yevgeniya Kolodko (RUS) 19.39 SB Hungary Anita Márton (HUN) 19.04 NR
Discus throw
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Croatia Sandra Perković (CRO) 71.08 WL, NR France Mélina Robert-Michon (FRA) 65.33 Germany Shanice Craft (GER) 64.33
Javelin throw
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Czech Republic Barbora Špotáková (CZE) 64.41 Serbia Tatjana Jelača (SRB) 64.21 NR Germany Linda Stahl (GER) 63.91
Hammer throw
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Poland Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 78.76 WL, CR, NR Slovakia Martina Hrašnová (SVK) 74.66 Poland Joanna Fiodorow (POL) 73.67
Heptathlon
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France Antoinette Nana Djimou (FRA) 6551 SB Netherlands Nadine Broersen (NED) 6498 Belgium Nafissatou Thiam (BEL) 6423

WR world record | ER European record | CR championship record | NR national record | WL world leading | EL European leading | PB personal best | SB seasonal best

Medal table[edit]

  Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain 12 5 6 23
2  France 9 8 6 23
3  Germany 4 1 3 8
4  Russia 3 6 13 22
5  Netherlands 3 2 1 6
6  Poland 2 5 5 12
7  Ukraine 2 5 1 8
8  Spain 2 1 3 6
9  Italy 2 1 0 3
10  Belarus 2 0 0 2
11  Sweden 1 2 0 3
12  Czech Republic 1 1 2 4
13  Croatia 1 0 1 2
13  Finland 1 0 1 2
13  Hungary 1 0 1 2
16   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
17  Estonia 0 2 0 2
17  Greece 0 2 0 2
17  Serbia 0 2 0 2
17  Slovakia 0 2 0 2
21  Azerbaijan 0 1 0 1
21  Norway 0 1 0 1
23  Belgium 0 0 1 1
23  Ireland 0 0 1 1
23  Israel 0 0 1 1
23  Portugal 0 0 1 1
23  Turkey 0 0 1 1
Total 47 47 48 142

Participating nations[edit]

Athletes from a total of 50 member federations of the European Athletics Association are competing at these Championships.[3]

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