World Para Athletics European Championships


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.

World Para Athletics European Championships
SportAthletics
Founded2003
ContinentEuropean (IPC)

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

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Championships


Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
Best Nation
IPC Athletics European Championships
1 2003 (details) Assen[4]  Netherlands 15 – 21 Jun Stadsbroek sports park 215 700  Germany
2 2005 (details) Espoo[5]  Finland 22 – 27 August Leppävaara stadium +150 750  United Kingdom
3 2012 (details) Stadskanaal  Netherlands 24 – 28 June Stadskanaal Stadium 144 550  Russia
4 2014 (details) Swansea[6]  United Kingdom 18 – 23 August Swansea University Stadium 193 550  Russia
5 2016 (details) Grosseto[7]  Italy 10 – 16 June Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini 171 700  Russia
World Para Athletics European Championships
6 2018 (details) Berlin[8]  Germany 20 – 26 August Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark 182 600  Poland
7 2021 (details) Bydgoszcz[9]  Poland 1 – 5 June Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium 157 670  Russia
Host cities of the games through 2016

Results


  1. https://www.team-thomas.org/res03/resectotal.html - 2003 (it:Campionati europei di atletica leggera paralimpica 2003)
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20160329210227/www.fsrim.org.mk/images/stories/rezultati/2005/ipc_espoo%202005.pdf - 2005 (it:Campionati europei di atletica leggera paralimpica 2005)
  3. https://www.paralympic.org/stadskanaal-2012 - 2012
  4. https://www.paralympic.org/swansea-2014 - 2014
  5. https://www.paralympic.org/grosseto-2016 - 2016
  6. https://www.paralympic.org/berlin-2018 - 2018
  7. https://www.paralympic.org/bydgoszcz-2021/results - 2021

Classification


  • 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


As of 2021.[10][11][12][13][14][15]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Russia (RUS)171154103428
2 Great Britain (GBR)1158498297
3 Poland (POL)1049591290
4 Ukraine (UKR)1048063247
5 Germany (GER)9212470286
6 France (FRA)705956185
7 Spain (ESP)526469185
8  Switzerland (SUI)482944121
9 Finland (FIN)39151670
10 Netherlands (NED)344527106
11 Greece (GRE)304041111
12 Czech Republic (CZE)283447109
13 Belarus (BLR)26332584
14 Turkey (TUR)22222367
15 Ireland (IRL)22141854
16 Portugal (POR)20433093
17 Italy (ITA)20283886
18 Lithuania (LTU)20191453
19 Bulgaria (BUL)18192461
20 Austria (AUT)15221350
21 Croatia (CRO)15142251
22 Sweden (SWE)14161242
23 Serbia (SRB)14131744
24 Latvia (LAT)1261634
25 Denmark (DEN)1116835
26 Azerbaijan (AZE)108725
27 Slovakia (SVK)6121129
28 Belgium (BEL)69924
29 Iceland (ISL)54716
30 Hungary (HUN)451019
31 Norway (NOR)39416
32 Cyprus (CYP)2406
33 Slovenia (SLO)22610
34 Montenegro (MNE)1315
35 Romania (ROU)1023
36 Estonia (EST)1001
37 Luxembourg (LUX)0516
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)1157115310523362

* 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


References


  1. World Para Athletics - About, from Paralympic.org, the official website of the IPC.
  2. "History". paralympic.org. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  3. "World Para Athletics 2020 season: Status update". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  4. "Entry Deadline Approaching for Athletics Europeans". paralympic.org. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  5. Burnett, Mike (16 August 2005). "Forget Helsinki". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  6. "Swansea to host 2014 IPC European Athletics Championships". athleticsweekly.com. 22 March 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  7. "Grosseto 2016: About us". paralympic.org. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  8. "IPC chooses Berlin to stage 2018 European Championships". BBC Sport. 16 July 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  9. "Bydgoszcz to host 2020 European Championships". World Para Athletics. 25 June 2019.
  10. "2003 European Athletics Championships Results (in German)". teamthomas.org.de. 4 February 2019.
  11. "2005 European Athletics Championships Results" (PDF). fsrim.org.mk. 5 February 2019.
  12. "2012 IPC Athletics European Championships - Official Results Book" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 29 June 2012.
  13. "2016 IPC Athletics European Championships" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 16 June 2016.
  14. "Berlin 2018 Medal Count". International Paralympic Committee. 6 February 2019.
  15. "Medal Standings Bydgoszcz 2021" (PDF). World Para Athletics. 6 June 2021.