2012 European Athletics Championships

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21st European Athletics Championships
2012-European-Athletics-Championships-logo.jpg
Host city Helsinki, Finland
Date(s)27 June – 1 July 2012
Main stadium Helsinki Olympic Stadium
2005 World Championships in Athletics 1.jpg
LevelSenior
TypeOutdoor
Participation50 nations
Events42 (21 men, 21 women)

The 2012 European Athletics Championships were held in Helsinki, Finland between 27 June and 1 July 2012. [1] This edition marks the beginning of a new two-year cycle of the European Athletics Championships which were previously held every four years.

The European Athletics Championships is a biennial athletics event organised by the European Athletics Association. First held in 1934 in Turin, the Championships have taken place every four years, with a few exceptions. Since 2010, they have been organised every two years, and when they coincide with the Summer Olympics, the marathon and racewalking events are not contested. From 2018, European Championships not held in an Olympic year will form part of the European Championships, a new quadrennial multi-sport event designed and held by individual European sports federations.

Helsinki Capital of Finland

Helsinki is the capital and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland, and has a population of 650,058. The city's urban area has a population of 1,268,296, making it by far the most populous urban area in Finland as well as the country's most important center for politics, education, finance, culture, and research. Helsinki is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Tallinn, Estonia, 400 km (250 mi) east of Stockholm, Sweden, and 300 km (190 mi) west of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It has close historical ties with these three cities.

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

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The decision to grant the games for Helsinki was made by the European Athletics Congress on 9 November 2009. [2] Another city that showed interest in hosting the event was Nuremberg, Germany, however Helsinki was in pole position during the whole process. This was the third time that the city had hosted the event, 1971 and 1994 being the other occasions.

Nuremberg Place in Bavaria, Germany

Nuremberg is the second-largest city of the German federal state of Bavaria after its capital Munich, and its 511,628 (2016) inhabitants make it the 14th largest city in Germany. On the Pegnitz River and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal, it lies in the Bavarian administrative region of Middle Franconia, and is the largest city and the unofficial capital of Franconia. Nuremberg forms a continuous conurbation with the neighbouring cities of Fürth, Erlangen and Schwabach with a total population of 787,976 (2016), while the larger Nuremberg Metropolitan Region has approximately 3.5 million inhabitants. The city lies about 170 kilometres (110 mi) north of Munich. It is the largest city in the East Franconian dialect area.

Germany Federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north and the Alps, Lake Constance and the High Rhine to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.

Due to 2012 being an Olympic year, there were no racewalking and marathon competitions. [3]

Racewalking athletic discipline

Racewalking, or race walking, is a long-distance discipline within the sport of athletics. Although it is a foot race, it is different from running in that one foot must appear to be in contact with the ground at all times. This is assessed by race judges. Typically held on either roads or on running tracks, common distances differ from 3000 metres (1.8 mi) up to 100 kilometres (62.1 mi).

Marathon long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres

The marathon is a long-distance race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres, usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens, who reported the victory. The marathon can be completed by running or with a run/walk strategy. There are also wheelchair divisions.

Event schedule

Legend
KeyPQH½F
ValuePreliminary roundQualifiersHeatsSemifinalsFinal
Men [4]
DateJun 27Jun 28Jun 29Jun 30Jul 1
EventMAMAMAMAA
100 m H½F
200 m H½F
400 m H½F
800 m H½F
1500 m HF
5000 m F
10,000 m F
110 m hurdles H½F
400 m hurdles H½F
3000 m steeplechase HF
4 × 100 m relay HF
4 × 400 m relay HF
Long jump QF
Triple jump QF
High jump QF
Pole vault QF
Shot put QF
Discus throw QF
Hammer throw QF
Javelin throw QF
Decathlon F
Women [4]
DateJun 27Jun 28Jun 29Jun 30Jul 1
Event ↓MAMAMAMAA
100 m H½F
200 m H½F
400 m H½F
800 m HF
1500 m HF
5000 m F
10,000 m F
100 m hurdles H½F
400 m hurdles H½F
3000 m steeplechase HF
4 × 100 m relay HF
4 × 400 m relay HF
Long jump QF
Triple jump QF
High jump QF
Pole vault QF
Shot put QF
Discus throw QF
Hammer throw QF
Javelin throw QF
Heptathlon F

Men's results

Track

Chronology: 2006 | 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016
EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Christophe Lemaitre
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
10.09 Jimmy Vicaut
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
10.12 SB Jaysuma Saidy Ndure
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)
10.17
200 metres
details
Churandy Martina
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
20.42 Patrick van Luijk
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
20.87 Daniel Talbot
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
20.95
400 metres
details
Pavel Maslák
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
45.24 Marcell Deák-Nagy
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
45.52 SB Yannick Fonsat
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
45.82
800 metres
details
Yuriy Borzakovskiy
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
1:48.61 Andreas Bube
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)
1:48.69 Pierre-Ambroise Bosse
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
1:48.83
1500 metres
details
Henrik Ingebrigtsen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)
3:46.20 Florian Carvalho
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
3:46.33 David Bustos
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
3:46.45
5000 metres
details
Mo Farah
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
13:29.91 Arne Gabius
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
13:31.83 Polat Kemboi Arıkan
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)
13:32.63
10,000 metres
details
Polat Kemboi Arıkan
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)
28:22.27 Daniele Meucci
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
28:22.73 Yevgeniy Rybakov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
28:22.95 SB
110 metres hurdles
details
Sergey Shubenkov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
13.16 Garfield Darien
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
13.20 Artur Noga
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
13.27 NR
400 metres hurdles
details
Rhys Williams
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
49.33 SB Emir Bekrić
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)
49.49 Stanislav Melnykov
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
49.69
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
8:33.29 Tarık Langat Akdağ
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)
8:35.24 Víctor García
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
8:35.87
4 × 100 metres relay
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Brian Mariano
Churandy Martina
Giovanni Codrington
Patrick van Luijk
38.34 EL, NRFlag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Julian Reus
Tobias Unger
Alexander Kosenkow
Lucas Jakubczyk
38.44Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Ronald Pognon
Christophe Lemaitre
Pierre-Alexis Pessonneaux
Emmanuel Biron
38.46
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
Antoine Gillet
Jonathan Borlée
Jente Bouckaert
Kevin Borlée
3:01.09 ELFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
Nigel Levine
Conrad Williams
Robert Tobin
Richard Buck
3:01.56Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Jonas Plass
Kamghe Gaba
Eric Krüger
Thomas Schneider
3:01.77
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Field

Chronology: 2006 | 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016
EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Robert Grabarz
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
2.31 Raivydas Stanys
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)
2.31 PB Mickaël Hanany
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
2.28
Pole vault
details
Renaud Lavillenie
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
5.97 WL Björn Otto
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
5.92 PB Raphael Holzdeppe
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
5.77 =SB
Long jump
details
Sebastian Bayer
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
8.34 SB Luis Felipe Méliz
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
8.21 SB Michel Tornéus
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
8.17 SB
Triple jump
details
Fabrizio Donato
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
17.63 Sheryf El-Sheryf
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
17.28 Aliaksei Tsapik
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
16.97
Shot put
details
David Storl
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
21.58 SB Rutger Smith
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
20.55 =SB Asmir Kolašinac
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)
20.36
Discus throw
details
Robert Harting
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
68.30 Gerd Kanter
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)
66.53 Rutger Smith
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
64.02
Javelin throw
details
Vítězslav Veselý
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
83.72 Valeriy Iordan
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
83.32 PB Ari Mannio
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)
82.63
Hammer throw
details
Krisztián Pars
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
79.72 Aleksey Zagornyi
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
77.40 Szymon Ziółkowski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
76.67
Decathlon
details
Pascal Behrenbruch
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
8558 EL, PB Oleksiy Kasyanov
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
8321 Ilya Shkurenyov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
8219 PB
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women's results

Track

Chronology: 2006 | 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016
EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Ivet Lalova
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)
11.28 Olesya Povh
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
11.32 Lina Grinčikaitė
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)
11.32 SB
200 metres
details
Mariya Ryemyen
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
23.05 Hrystyna Stuy
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
23.17 Myriam Soumaré
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
23.21
400 metres
details
Moa Hjelmer
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
51.13 NR Ksenia Zadorina
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
51.26 SB Ilona Usovich
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
51.94
800 metres
details ≠1
Lynsey Sharp
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
2:00.52 PB Maryna Arzamasava
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
2:01.02 Liliya Lobanova
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
2:01.29
1500 metres
details ≠2
Nuria Fernández
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
4:08.80 Diana Sujew
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
4:09.28 Tereza Čapková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
4:10.17
5000 metres
details
Olga Golovkina
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
15:11.70 Sara Moreira
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)
15:12.05 Julia Bleasdale
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
10,000 metres
details
Ana Dulce Félix
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)
31:44.75 Joanne Pavey
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
31:49.03 Olha Skrypak
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
31:51.32
100 metres hurdles
details ≠3
Alina Talay
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
12.91 Katsiaryna Paplauskaya
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
12.97 Beate Schrott
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)
12.98 =SB
400 metres hurdles
details
Irina Davydova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
53.77 WL, PB Denisa Rosolová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
54.24 PB Hanna Yaroshchuk
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
54.35 PB
3000 metres steeplechase
details ≠4
Gülcan Mıngır
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)
9:32.96 Antje Möldner-Schmidt
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
9:36.37 Gesa Felicitas Krause
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
9:38.20
4 × 100 metres relay
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Leena Günther
Anne Cibis
Tatjana Lofamakanda Pinto
Verena Sailer
42.51 ELFlag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)
Kadene Vassell
Dafne Schippers
Eva Lubbers
Jamile Samuel
42.80 NRFlag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
Marika Popowicz
Daria Korczyńska
Marta Jeschke
Ewelina Ptak
43.06
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
Yuilya Olishevska
Olha Zemlyak
Nataliya Pyhyda
Alina Lohvynenko
3:25.07 ELFlag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Phara Anacharsis
Lenora Guion Firmin
Marie Gayot
Floria Guei
3:25.49Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
Zuzana Hejnová
Zuzana Bergrová
Jitka Bartoničková
Denisa Rosolová
3:26.02
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)
Doping :

1. Official result following disqualifications for Elena Arzhakova and Irina Maracheva Flag of Russia.svg for doping violation. Flag of Russia.svg .
2. Official result following disqualification for Aslı Çakır Alptekin Flag of Turkey.svg , Yekaterina Ishova Flag of Russia.svg , Gamze Bulut Flag of Turkey.svg and Anna Mishchenko Flag of Ukraine.svg for doping violations.
3. Official result following disqualification for Nevin Yanıt Flag of Turkey.svg for doping violation.
4. Official result following disqualification for Svitlana Shmidt Flag of Ukraine.svg for doping violation.

Field

Chronology: 2006 | 2010 | 2012 | 2014 | 2016
EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Ruth Beitia
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
1.97 =SB Tonje Angelsen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)
1.97 PB Irina Gordeeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Emma Green Tregaro
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)
Olena Holosha
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
1.92
Pole vault
details
Jiřina Ptáčníková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
4.60 Martina Strutz
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
4.60 SB Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)
4.60 =SB
Long jump
details
Éloyse Lesueur
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
6.81 SB Volha Sudarava
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
6.74 Margrethe Renstrøm
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)
6.67
Triple jump
details
Olha Saladukha
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
14.99 WL Patrícia Mamona
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)
14.52 NR Yana Borodina
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
14.36
Shot put
details
Nadine Kleinert
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
19.18 Irina Tarasova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
18.91 Chiara Rosa
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
18.47
Discus throw
details
Sandra Perković
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)
67.62 Nadine Müller
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
65.41 Natalya Semenova
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
62.91
Javelin throw
details
Vira Rebryk
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
66.86 NR Christina Obergföll
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
65.12 Linda Stahl
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
63.69
Hammer throw
details
Anita Włodarczyk
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
74.29 Martina Hrašnová
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)
73.34 SB Anna Bulgakova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
71.47
Heptathlon
details
Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
6544 PB Laura Ikauniece
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)
6335 PB Aiga Grabuste
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)
6325 SB
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Stripped medals

At the Championships 9 medals was stripped, 1 men and 8 women.

EventMedalDisqualifiedCountryVariation
date
NotesNew PodiumOriginal
rank
Men's discus throw Bronze medal icon.svg Zoltán Kővágó Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 26 July 2012 [5] Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg Rutger Smith 4
Women's 800 m Gold medal icon.svg Elena Arzhakova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 29 January 2013 [6] Gold medal icon.svg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lynsey Sharp
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Belarus.svg Maryna Arzamasava
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Ukraine.svg Liliya Lobanova
Silver medal icon.svg
4
5
Bronze medal icon.svg Irina Maracheva Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 25 January 2016 [7]
Women's 1500 m Gold medal icon.svg Aslı Çakır Alptekin Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 17 August 2015 [8] Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Spain.svg Nuria Fernández
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Germany.svg Diana Sujew
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tereza Čapková
5
6
7
Silver medal icon.svg Gamze Bulut Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 1 June 2016 [9]
Bronze medal icon.svg Anna Mishchenko Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 26 February 2016 [8]
4th Yekaterina Ishova Flag of Russia.svg  Russia [8]
Women's 3000 m steeplechase Silver medal icon.svg Svitlana Shmidt Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 12 April 2015 [10] Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Germany.svg Antje Möldner-Schmidt
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Germany.svg Gesa Felicitas Krause
Bronze medal icon.svg
4
Women's 100 m hurdles Gold medal icon.svg Nevin Yanit Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 29 August 2013 [11] Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Belarus.svg Alina Talay
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Belarus.svg Katsiaryna Paplauskaya
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Austria.svg Beate Schrott
Silver medal icon.svg
Bronze medal icon.svg
4
Women's heptathlon Silver medal icon.svg Lyudmyla Yosypenko Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 30 December 2012 [12] Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Laura Ikauniece
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Latvia.svg Aiga Grabuste
Bronze medal icon.svg
4

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Finland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)67417
2Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)54514
3Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)45716
4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)44513
5Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)4217
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)3115
7Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)2316
8Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)2114
9Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1124
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)1124
11Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1113
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)1113
13Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)1102
14Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1034
15Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)1023
16Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)1001
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)1001
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)1001
19Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)0336
20Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)0112
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)0112
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)0112
23Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0101
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)0101
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)0101
26Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)*0011
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)0011
Totals (27 nations)404144125

Participating nations

In brackets: Squad size

Broadcasting

TerritoryRights holder
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Flag of France.svg  France
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey

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2010 European Athletics Championships 2010 edition of the European Athletics Championships

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Mariya Ryemyen Ukrainian sprinter

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2018 European Athletics Championships 2018 edition of the European Athletics Championships

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References

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  2. "It's Helsinki! European Athletics awards 2012 European Athletics Championships to Finnish capital". EAA. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24.
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  6. "Pishchalnikova given 10-year doping ban". reuters.com. 30 April 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2018. In a separate case, European 800 meters champion Yelena Arzhakova was banned for two years, starting from January 29, 2013
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  8. 1 2 3 "The dirtiest race in history?". sportsintegrityinitiative.com. Retrieved 29 August 2018. In this race, both Alptekin and Bulut finished first and second respectively, while the Ukraine’s Anna Mischenko, who finished third, and Russia’s Ekaterina Ishova, who finished fourth, have both since been disqualified by the IAAF for an ADRV and abnormal ABP results respectively.
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  10. "Ukraine apologise to WADA and IAAF over embarrassing amnesty claim for drugs cheats". insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 29 August 2018. Anna Mishchenko and Svitlana Shmidt also lost the silver medals they had won in the 1500 and 3,000 metres steeplechase respectively at the 2012 European Championships in Helsinki following the retests.
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