European Athletics News

European champions Martin and Perez head stong Spanish team for Alytus 22 March 2019

Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships 20km race walk gold medallists Alvaro Martin and Maria Perez will head a very strong Spanish team that will contest the European Athletics Race Walking Cup in Alytus, Lithuania on 19 May.

Can Partanen find the Midas touch in Dudince? 21 March 2019

The first of the two European Athletics Race Walking Permit meetings will take place on Saturday when the Slovak spa town of Dudince hosts the 38th edition of its famous Dudinská Päťdesiatka event.

Peleteiro: "I have to train more and dream bigger but I am happy now" 20 March 2019

To the naked eye, the national record of 14.73m which Ana Peleteiro produced in Glasgow to win triple jump gold at the European Athletics Indoor Championships earlier this month would seem to be the best moment of her career so far.

Reh lights up the roads in Dresden 18 March 2019

Fresh from finishing fourth in the 3000m at the Glasgow 2019 European Indoor Championships two weeks ago, and adding to her spate of personal bests, Germany’s Alina Reh turned to the roads and continued to demonstrate her outstanding form in Dresden on Sunday.

European Athletics delegates visit Super League host city Lutsk 18 March 2019

With less than four months to go until the European Combined Events Team Championships Super League in Lutsk, European Athletics delegates visited the Ukraine city on March 15-16 to check the progress of preparations.

Moen sets a course record of 61:18 in the Gdynia Half Marathon 17 March 2019

Norway’s Sondre Nordstad Moen continued his return to racing with a comprehensive victory at the Gdynia Half Marathon on Sunday, a five-star certified road race by European Athletics Running for All.

Moen’s comeback to gather pace in the Gdynia Half Marathon 16 March 2019

It might have been an unparalleled year for Norwegian athletics in 2018 but Sondre Nordstad Moen won’t reflect back on the season with too much in the way of fondness. 

By design or coincidence, KJT and Emerson embellish Great Britain’s multi-event tradition in Glasgow 15 March 2019

As newly minted gold and silver pentathletes at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Niamh Emerson appear to be part of a great British tradition.

Ewa Swoboda and Jakob Ingebrigtsen voted Athletes of the Month for February 14 March 2019

Poland’s Ewa Swoboda and Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen have been voted men’s and women’s Athlete of the Month for February 2019 across social media.

Mondo host track technology workshop in Glasgow 13 March 2019

As a prelude to the recently announced signing of a four-year partnership between European Athletics and Mondo, the Italian track and sports flooring company held a workshop during the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships.

Tamberi: “I will never forget Glasgow in my life” 13 March 2019

There were tears - oceans of them - but Gianmarco Tamberi could not have it any other way. When you give everything you have when you are competing, it is no surprise that emotions reach their highest when you are not because of an injury nightmare.

European Throwing Cup video highlights 13 March 2019

Despite the chilly conditions on offer at the European Throwing Cup in Samorin last weekend, four world leading marks were set and one championship record was broken at the x-bionic sphere.

Voting is open for European Athlete of the Month: February 2019 12 March 2019

The men’s and women’s European Athlete of the Month voting for February is now underway across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram 

Farah sprints to victory at the Big Half in London 11 March 2019

More than 13,300 runners took to the streets of London on a windy Sunday (10) morning for the second edition of The Vitality Big Half, a five star certified road race by European Athletics Running for All.

Roos and Bigot dominate on the second day of the European Throwing Cup 10 March 2019

Fanny Roos fell short of the medals in the shot put at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships but the Swedish record-holder had the beating of two athletes who finished ahead of her at the European Throwing Cup in Samorin, Slovakia on Sunday (10).

Khaladovich and Malyshik set world leads on first day of European Throwing Cup 09 March 2019

On a windy but clear morning at the x-bionic sphere in Samorin, Belarusian Tatsiana Khaladovich rekindled her form in style on the opening day of the 19th European Throwing Cup on Saturday (9).

Marton bidding for a hat-trick of titles at the European Throwing Cup 08 March 2019

With a third round throw of 19.00m, Anita Marton put herself on the podium once again at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships when she won bronze in the shot put final but she will not be back home in Hungary, resting and celebrating another medal to her collection.

President Hansen publishes his 'Change Delivered' report 08 March 2019

European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen has published his fourth annual report, this year entitled ‘Change Delivered’, which looks at the progress made towards realising the five-part agenda outlined in his 2015 election manifesto 'Leading Change'.

Leiria to host the Cup in 2020, 2021 and 2022 07 March 2019

European Athletics is happy to announce that the Portuguese city of Leiria will host the 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions of the European Throwing Cup, following a decision by the European Athletics Council at its 154th meeting on Monday 4 March.

What the athletes had to say at the European Athletics Indoor Championships 07 March 2019

The athletes spoke for themselves with their performances at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships but, afterwards, many spoke for themselves in words.

McKean relishes being under the radar but celebrates Scotland's latest star 05 March 2019

As spectators streamed out of the Emirates Arena on Sunday night, still buzzing from seeing local heroine Laura Muir complete her golden double at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships, a less heralded local hero walked amongst them.

Mondo becomes European Athletics Green Inspiration partner 05 March 2019

Mondo and European Athletics are pleased to announce the signing of a four-year partnership which sees the Italian company become the ‘Green Inspiration’ partner of European Athletics and an Official Supplier for its main events where track and flooring is provided by the company.

European Athletics Annual Review 2018 now available to download 04 March 2019

European Athletics is delighted to announce that its Annual Review 2018 is now available to download from the European Athletics website.

Final entries available for European Throwing Cup 04 March 2019

The final entries for the European Throwing Cup in Samorin, Slovakia on 9-10 March have been published and can be found under Related Documents.

Bergen to host 2021 European Athletics U23 Championships 04 March 2019

Bergen will host the 2021 European Athletics U23 Championships following a decision by the European Athletics Council at its 154th meeting.

Muir completes the middle distance double again with 1500m gold 04 March 2019

Laura Muir wrote her way into history – yet again – while final day victories for Marcin Lewandowski in the 1500m and in the women's 4x400m relay in the final event of the programme saw Poland top the medal table again at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships.

Spanovic completes European indoor long jump hat-trick 03 March 2019

A long jump of 6.99m, equalling the longest in the world this year, enabled Serbia’s Ivana Spanovic to equal Heike Drechsler’s 1988 feat of earning three successive titles in this discipline at the European Athletics Indoor Championships.

Tentoglou sets a world-leading 8.38m to win European indoor long jump title 03 March 2019

Greece’s 20-year-old European long jump champion Miltiadis Tentoglou added the indoor version of that title to his CV here this morning (3) with a superb fifth round effort of 8.38m – an outright lifetime best and the furthest in the world this year.

'Kangaroo girl' Peleteiro bounds out to European indoor triple jump title 03 March 2019

When you are coached by one of the greatest jumpers of all-time, you know the standards you have to meet. And when your nickname is 'Kangaroo Girl', you know you must have something special when a big leap is needed.

Tamberi and Wojciechowski make long awaited returns to the top of the podium 03 March 2019

Nearly three years after he last stood on the rostrum at a major international championships – as 2016 European high jump champion – Italy’s charismatic performer Gianmarco Tamberi returned to the top-most step here tonight at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships.