European Athletics U18 Championships
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Statusactive
Genresports event
Date(s)midyear
Frequencybiennial
Inaugurated2016
Organised byEuropean Athletic Association

The European Athletics U18 Championships (named as European Athletics Youth Championships in 2016) are a biennial athletics competition for European athletes under the age of eighteen (youth category).

The creation of the competition stemmed from the 2013 European Athletics Congress. The event was created to promote the sport among young people in Europe. Each country may send a maximum of two athletes per event.[1] The European U18 Championships will be the third age category championships organised by the European Athletic Association, following on from the long-running European Athletics U20 Championships (first held in 1970) and the European Athletics U23 Championships (first held in 1997).

The first iteration of the championships is set to take place in 2016. This will mean that the event will serve in the alternate years between the European Youth Olympic Festival, another biennial under-18s event hosted by the European Olympic Committees.[2]

Editions

Edition Year City Country Date Venue Events
1 2016 Tbilisi  Georgia 14–17 July Athletics Stadium of Tbilisi 40
2 2018 Győr  Hungary 5–8 July Olympic Sport Park 40
- 2020, then 2021 Rieti  Italy 26–29 August
cancelled[3]
Stadio Raul Guidobaldi -
3 2022 Jerusalem  Israel 4–7 July Givat Ram Stadium 40
4 2024 Banska Bystrica[4]  Slovakia
5 2026 Rieti[5]  Italy Stadio Raul Guidobaldi

Championships records

Boys

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.32 (+0.6 m/s) Marek Zakrzewski  Poland 5 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [6]
200 m 21.04 (+1.2 m/s) Eduardo Longobardi  Italy 6 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem Israel [7]
400 m 46.67 David García  Spain 6 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem Israel [8]
800 m 1:47.36 Max Burgin  Great Britain 8 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [9]
1500 m 3:49.99 Niels Laros  Netherlands 6 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem Israel [10]
3000 m 8:09.06 Elzan Bibić  Serbia 14 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi, Georgia [11]
110 m hurdles 13.19 (+0.8 m/s) Sam Bennett  Great Britain 7 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [12]
400 m hurdles 50.63 Martin Fraysse  France 8 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [13]
Dániel Huller  Hungary
2000 m steeplechase 5:38.55 Sergio del Barrio  Spain 7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [14]
High jump 2.18 m Lukas Mihota  Germany 16 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi Georgia [15]
Pole vault 5.46 m Pål Haugen Lillefosse  Norway 8 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [16]
Long jump 8.04 m (+1.8 m/s) Mattia Furlani  Italy 5 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [17]
Triple jump 16.03 m (-2.2 m/s) Martin Lamou [fr]  France 17 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi, Georgia [18]
Shot put (5 kg) 21.51 m Odisseas Mouzenidis [fr]  Greece 15 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi, Georgia [19]
Discus throw (1.5 kg) 64.51 m Mykhailo Brudin  Ukraine 5 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [17]
Hammer throw (5 kg) 87.82 m WYB Mykhaylo Kokhan  Ukraine 7 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [20]
Javelin throw (700 g) 84.52 m EYB Topi Parviainen  Finland 6 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [21]
Decathlon 7626 pts Amadeus Gräber  Germany 6–7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [22]
100m (wind) Long jump (wind) Shot put High jump 400m 110H (wind) Discus Pole vault Javelin 1500m
11.05 (+1.2 m/s) 6.88m (+0.9 m/s) 14.33m 1.96m 50.27 14.45 (-1.3 m/s) 37.98m 4.40m 55.57m 4:32.21
10000 m walk (track) 44:01.60 Frederick Weigel  Germany 7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [23]
Swedish medley relay 1:52.69 Francesco Inzoli
Filippo Padovan
Eduardo Longobardi
Davide De Rosa
 Italy 7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [24]

Girls

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.39 (+1.8 m/s) Nia Wedderburn-Goodison  Great Britain 5 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [17]
200 m 23.35 (+0.9 m/s) Marine Mignon  France 16 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi Georgia [25]
400 m 52.66 Barbora Malíková  Czech Republic 7 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [26]
800 m 2:04.84 Keely Hodgkinson  Great Britain 7 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [26]
1500 m 4:18.71 Sarah Healy  Ireland 8 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [27]
3000 m 9:18.05 Sarah Healy  Ireland 6 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [28]
100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 13.05 (+1.8 m/s) Mia McIntosh  Great Britain 5 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [17]
400 m hurdles 58.09 Ophelia Pye  Great Britain 7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [14]
2000 m steeplechase 6:20.22 Jolanda Kallabis  Germany 6 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [29]
High jump 1.94 m Yaroslava Mahuchikh  Ukraine 8 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [30]
Pole vault 4.26 m Leni Wildgrube  Germany 7 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [31]
Long jump 6.39 m (+1.0 m/s) Ayla Hallberg Hossain  Sweden 7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [14]
Triple jump 13.95 m (+1.1 m/s) María Vicente  Spain 8 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [32]
Shot put 18.50 m Alexandra Emelianova  Moldova 16 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi Georgia [33]
Discus throw 58.09 m Alexandra Emelianova  Moldova 15 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi, Georgia [34]
Hammer throw 74.36 m Valeriya Ivanenko  Ukraine 5 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [35]
Javelin throw 60.89 m Arianne Duarte Morais  Norway 17 July 2016 2016 Championships Tbilisi, Georgia [36]
Heptathlon 6221 pts WYB María Vicente  Spain 5–6 July 2016 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [37]
100m H (wind) High jump Shot put 200m (wind) Long jump (wind) Javelin 800m
13.25 (+0.1 m/s) 1.72 m 13.77 m 23.78 (-0.3 m/s) 6.37 m (+1.8 m/s) 43.28 m 2:23.29
5000 m walk (track) 22:45.47 Hanna Zubkova  Belarus 5 July 2018 2018 Championships Győr, Hungary [38]
Swedish medley relay 2:07.18 Renee Regis
Faith Akinbileje
Rebecca Grieve
Etty Sisson
 Great Britain 7 July 2022 2022 Championships Jerusalem, Israel [14]

All-time medal table

Updated after 2022 European Athletics U18 Championships.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Great Britain1971238
2 Germany1213631
3 Italy1012729
4 France811726
5 Spain66719
6 Ukraine6118
7 Norway55313
8 Belarus5319
9 Finland44816
10 Netherlands44412
11 Poland431017
12 Greece43411
13 Turkey37515
14 Sweden35412
15 Czech Republic3339
16 Ireland3317
17 Cyprus3115
18 Hungary28111
19  Switzerland2338
20 Moldova2204
21 Romania2158
22 Serbia2125
 Authorised Neutral Athletes (ANA)[a]2024
23 Denmark2013
24 Belgium1427
25 Bulgaria1225
26 Latvia1214
27 Croatia1023
28 Iceland1012
29 Slovenia0303
30 Austria0246
31 Lithuania0112
32 Israel0101
33 Portugal0033
34 Estonia0022
 Slovakia0022
36 Azerbaijan0011
Totals (36 entries)121121119361

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