World Para Athletics European Championships

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World Para Athletics European Championships
SportAthletics
Founded2003
ContinentEuropean (IPC)

The World Para Athletics European Championships, known prior to 2018 as the IPC Athletics European Championships is an event organized by World Para Athletics, the international athletics federation established under the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in 2016[1]. Athletes with a physical disability compete, and there is also a specific category for athletes with an intellectual disability. Organised biennially, the original Games ran from 2003-2005 as an Open Championship but the event was frozen in 2005, but returned in 2012 in Stadskanaal, Netherlands.

The first IPC Athletics European Championships was held in Assen, Netherlands in 2003 as an Open Championship.[2]

Championships[edit]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
Best Nation
IPC Athletics European Championships
1 2003 (details) Assen[3]  Netherlands 15 Jun – 21 Jun 700  Germany
2 2005 (details) Espoo[4]  Finland 22 Aug – 27 Aug Leppävaara stadium 750  United Kingdom
3 2012 (details) Stadskanaal  Netherlands 23 Jul – 28 Jul Stadskanaal Stadium 144 550  Russia
4 2014 (details) Swansea[5]  United Kingdom 18 Aug – 23 Aug Swansea University Stadium 193 550  Russia
5 2016 (details) Grosseto[6]  Italy 10 Jun – 16 Jun Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini 171 700  Russia
World Para Athletics European Championships
6 2018 (details) Berlin[7]  Germany 20 Aug – 26 Aug Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark 182 600  Poland
7 2020 (details) Bydgoszcz[8]  Poland 3 Jun - 7 June Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium
Host cities of the games through 2016

Classification[edit]

  • F = field athletes.
  • T = track athletes.
  • P = pentathlon.
  • 11-13 – visually impaired, 11 and 12 compete with a sighted guide.
  • 20 – intellectual disability.
  • 31-38 – cerebral palsy or other conditions that affect muscle co-ordination and control. Athletes in class 31-34 compete in a seated position; athletes in class 35-38 compete standing.
  • 41-46 – amputation, les autres.
  • 51-58 – wheelchair athletes.

Medal table[edit]

As of 2018[9][10][11][12][13].

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia (RUS)14012985354
2 Great Britain (GBR)1017584260
3 Poland (POL)897577241
4 Germany (GER)8711964270
5 Ukraine (UKR)876754208
6 France (FRA)624845155
7 Spain (ESP)475259158
8  Switzerland (SUI)402538103
9 Finland (FIN)34141462
10 Greece (GRE)263836100
11 Netherlands (NED)26342383
12 Belarus (BLR)26282478
13 Czech Republic (CZE)243146101
14 Ireland (IRL)20131750
15 Portugal (POR)19422788
16 Lithuania (LTU)19151246
17 Italy (ITA)18273176
18 Bulgaria (BUL)17182459
19 Turkey (TUR)16151950
20 Sweden (SWE)14151140
21 Austria (AUT)13221247
22 Croatia (CRO)11121841
23 Latvia (LAT)1161532
24 Serbia (SRB)10101333
25 Denmark (DEN)914629
26 Azerbaijan (AZE)77519
27 Slovakia (SVK)691126
28 Belgium (BEL)58821
29 Iceland (ISL)53614
30 Norway (NOR)28414
31 Hungary (HUN)24915
32 Cyprus (CYP)2406
33 Slovenia (SLO)22610
34 Montenegro (MNE)1304
35 Romania (ROU)1023
36 Estonia (EST)1001
37 Luxembourg (LUX)0415
38 Serbia and Montenegro (SCG)0224
39 Yugoslavia (YUG)0112
40 Moldova (MDA)0101
41 Israel (ISR)0055
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH)0011
Totals (42 nations)100010009152915

* In the 2005 IPC Athletics European Championships, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates were all guests in the championships and have won medals for their country respectively.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Para Athletics - About, from Paralympic.org, the official website of the IPC.
  2. ^ "History". paralympic.org. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Entry Deadline Approaching for Athletics Europeans". paralympic.org. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  4. ^ Burnett, Mike (16 August 2005). "Forget Helsinki". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Swansea to host 2014 IPC European Athletics Championships". athleticsweekly.com. 22 March 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Grosseto 2016: About us". paralympic.org. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  7. ^ "IPC chooses Berlin to stage 2018 European Championships". BBC Sport. 16 July 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Bydgoszcz to host 2020 European Championships". World Para Athletics. 25 June 2019.
  9. ^ "2003 European Athletics Championships Results (in German)". teamthomas.org.de. 4 February 2019.
  10. ^ "2005 European Athletics Championships Results" (PDF). fsrim.org.mk. 5 February 2019.
  11. ^ "2012 IPC Athletics European Championships - Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 29 June 2012.
  12. ^ "2016 IPC Athletics European Championships" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 16 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Berlin 2018 Medal Count". International Paralympic Committee. 6 February 2019.