European Athletics News

Heptathlon finely balanced after the first day of the heptathlon 18 July 2019

A tantalising two points separate Spain’s world and European U18 champion Maria Vicente from Spain and Great Britain’s Holly Mills after the first day of a captivating heptathlon at the Boras 2019 European Athletics U20 Championships.

Mills begins heptathlon campaign with two lifetime bests in Borås 18 July 2019

Great Britain’s Holly Mills leads the heptathlon after setting lifetime bests in the first two events at the Boras 2019 European Athletics U20 Championships.

How to follow the European Athletics U20 Championships 18 July 2019

A live streaming service for the European Athletics U20 Championships in Boras, Sweden from 18-21 July will be available on the European Athletics website

Class of 2019 aim for honours at the European Athletics U20 Championships 17 July 2019

The European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto two years ago will surely be looked back on as one of the vintage editions of an event which goes all the way back to 1970 in terms of antiquity.

Borås 2019 European Athletics U20 Championships press conference highlights 17 July 2019

Ahead of the Boras 2019 European Athletics U20 Championships, four of the prospective stars of the next four days spoke to the press about their preparations for the championships

Jacobs improves to 10.03 over 100m in Padua 17 July 2019

His medal success and championship performances might have predominantly come as a long jumper but Lamont Marcell Jacobs put down an impressive statement for his ability as a sprinter at home in Italy on Tuesday (16) night.

Stahl surpasses the 70-metre line four times in Varberg 16 July 2019

Daniel Stahl put together one of the greatest series of throws in the discus to highlight the Varberg Grand Prix, a European Athletics Area Permit Meeting, on Monday (15) evening.

Five championship records set at the European Athletics U23 Championships 15 July 2019

The Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships were highlighted by five championship records across the four days of competition at the Gunder Hagg Stadium.

Mondo adds a unique flavour to the Universiade 15 July 2019

International University Sports Federation President Oleg Matytsin heaped praise on the organisers of the recently concluded Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade, which became a showcase for European athletes and European Athletics Green Inspiration Partner Mondo.

Reekie completes the middle distance double in Gävle 15 July 2019

Great Britain’s Jemma Reekie and Denmark’s Anna Emilie Moller completed track doubles on the final day of competition at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships.

Kaul scores a championship record of 8572 points to win the decathlon 14 July 2019

Johannes Erm described his first day in the decathlon as perfect but the Estonian trudged away from the arena after a “pretty mediocre” pole vault which put Germany’s eventual winner Niklas Kaul very much back in the fray with two events remaining.

Moller breaks championship record to retain her 3000m steeplechase title 14 July 2019

Anna Emilie Moller’s margin of ascendency in the 3000m steeplechase final was such the eventual silver medallist had only just cleared the water jump for the final time when the Dane had crossed the finish-line and was on the search for a red and white flag to celebrate with.

Erm leads the decathlon standings after a “perfect” first day 13 July 2019

Estonia’s Johannes Erm described his first day at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships as “perfect” and he sits overnight with a lead of 250 points over his German rivals Manuel Eitel and Niklas Kaul.

Erm establishes decathlon lead after three events in Gävle 13 July 2019

The decathlon began with championship bests in both the 100m and the long jump on the third morning of competition at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships.

Hassan breaks world mile record with 4:12.33 in Monaco 13 July 2019

In what is fast becoming the greatest summer of her life, Sifan Hassan now has a world record to her name.

Double gold for Switzerland on the second day of competition in Gävle 13 July 2019

Switzerland’s Geraldine Ruckstuhl overhauled Sophie Weissenberg from Germany to win an enthralling heptathlon on the second day of competition at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships with a season’s best of 6274 points.

Berlin 2018 champions Herman and Tentoglou add to their title hauls 12 July 2019

Gold medallists from the European Championships Elvira Herman and Miltiadis Tentoglou came to the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships with big expectations and they both capped their age-group careers with standout victories on the second day of competition.

Thrilling heptathlon climax in store on the second day in Gävle 12 July 2019

A tantalising eighteen points separate long-time leader Sophie Weissenberg from Germany and Switzerland’s Geraldine Ruckstuhl going into the final event of the heptathlon while four athletes are still very much in contention for bronze at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships.

Golden Gressier glides to victory on his 10,000m debut 11 July 2019

France’s Jimmy Gressier has showed in the past that he can win in a sprint and he can also win from the front and the two-time European U23 cross country champion made the most decisive of breaks with four laps to go to win the 10,000m final on the first evening of the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships.

Home favourite Larsson qualifies fastest for the 100m semifinals 11 July 2019

At 19, Henrik Larsson is the second youngest entrant for the men’s 100m at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships but the Swedish teenager was the fastest across the four heats of the 100m this morning.

How to follow the European U23 Championships 11 July 2019

A live streaming service for the European Athletics U23 Championships in Gavle, Sweden from 11-14 July will be available on the European Athletics website.

Final entries available for European Athletics U20 Championships 10 July 2019

Final entries for the Boras 2019 European Athletics U20 Championships have been published and are now available to view

Kramer focused on titles rather than times in Gävle 10 July 2019

Andreas Kramer emerged from under the radar to win the 800m title in Bydgoszcz two years ago but the reigning champion begins as one of the hosts’ foremost title favourites at the Gävle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships from 11-14 July.

President Hansen underlines the importance of the European U23 Championships 10 July 2019

At the pre-event press conference for the Gävle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships on Wednesday (10) held at the Gävle City Hall, European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen described 2019 as “the year of innovation” but also emphasised the crucial role of the U23 category from a developmental standpoint.

Stahl defeats a strong field in Szekesfehervar; Rohler over Hofmann in Luzern 10 July 2019

The strength of European field events once more came to the fore on a superb afternoon and evening of athletics at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in front of a capacity crowd in Szekesfehervar, Hungary, on Tuesday (9).

Berlin 2018 medallists to headline European U23 Championships 09 July 2019

A smattering of stars from last summer’s Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships will be in action at the Gavle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships from 11-14 July which has attracted over 1000 athletes representing 50 nations.

One month to go - European Athletics Team Championships 09 July 2019

Fifteen years after hosting the European Cup, Bydgoszcz will stage the European Athletics Team Championships which begins one month today on Friday 9 August.

Recycling placed at the centre of sustainability efforts in Gävle 09 July 2019

The Gästrike Återvinnare recycling centre is testing out a new recycling kit for waste sorting during the Gävle 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships this summer with its sights firmly set on creating a new record within recycling.

Almost 15 years since Obikwelu's magical night on a Mondo track in Athens 08 July 2019

It is still possible that Francis Obikwelu’s 100m European record of 9.86 will not survive to see its 15th anniversary on 22 August but the odds are weighted in favour of the Portuguese sprinter being able to celebrate in six weeks’ time.

July 2019 issue of Inside Track now available to view 08 July 2019

The latest edition of the European Athletics bi-annual newsletter Inside Track is now available to view