|Occur every||year (except 1941–1952, 1987, 1991, 1993 and 1995)|
|Purpose||Athletics event for nations of the Balkans|
The Balkan Athletics Championships or Balkan Games is a regional athletics competition held between nations from the Balkans and organized by Balkan Athletics. The first games were held in Athens in 1929,and the most recent were being held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in 2020.
The Games of 1929 were unofficial, and organized by the Hellenic Amateur Athletic Association (SEGAS). They became formalized after 1930 and have been held regularly since, with the exception of the 1940–1953 period due to the Second World War and post-war turmoil. In 1946 and 1947, unofficial Games were organized, under the name Balkan and Central European Games, in which Czechoslovakia, Poland and Hungary (1947) also participated.
SEGAS were also central to the creation of the Balkan Athletics Indoor Championships in 1994 – a sister indoor event to the main outdoor competition.
from 1930 to 2019.
|100 m||10.11 (+0.5 m/s)||Jak Ali Harvey||Turkey||1 August 2015||2015 Championships||Pitești, Romania|
|200 m||20.50 (-0.6 m/s)||Sergii Smelyk||Ukraine||3 September 2019||2019 Championships||Pravets, Bulgaria|
|400 m||45.54||Željko Knapić||Yugoslavia||1979||Athens|
|800 m||1:45.73||Luciano Sušanj||Yugoslavia||2 August 1974||Sofia|
|1 500 m||3:40.40||Petre Lupan||Romania||5 August 1972||Izmir|
|5 000 m||13:42.43||Michalis Kousis||Greece||1978||Thessaloniki|
|110 m hurdles||13.52 (-0.5 m/s)||Zhivko Videnov||Bulgaria||25 August 2002||Bucharest|
|400 m hurdles||49.36||Athanasios Kalogiannis||Greece||17 July 1998||Ankara|
|3000 m steeplechase||8:22.77||Florin Ionescu||Romania||28 June 1997||Athens|
|High jump||2.31 m||Sorin Matei||Romania||16 July 1988||Ankara|
|Pole vault||5.66 m||Emmanouil Karalis||Greece||3 September 2019||2019 Championships||Pravets, Bulgaria|
|Long jump||8.18 m NWI||Konstadínos Koukodímos||Greece||4 July 1992||Sofia|
|Triple jump||17.24 m||Marian Oprea||Romania||13 July 2003|
28 July 2013
| Thebes, Greece |
|Shot put||20.96 m||Andrei Gag||Romania||2 August 2015||2015 Championships||Pitești, Romania|
|Discus throw||65.44 m||Ion Zamfirache||Romania||15 August 1982||Bucharest|
|Javelin throw||83.60 m||Andrian Mardare||Moldova}||20 September 2020||2020 Championships||Cluj-Napoca, Romania|
|Hammer throw||79.16 m||Aléxandros Papadimitríou||Greece||12 July 2003||Thebes, Greece|
|Decathlon||7995 pts||Saša Karan||Yugoslavia||1990||Istanbul|
|4 × 100 m relay||39.22||Bulgaria||1985||Stara Zagora, Bulgaria|
|4 × 400 m relay||3:03.94||Yugoslavia||17 July 1988||Ankara|
|100 m||10.96 (+0.8 m/s)||Ivet Lalova||Bulgaria||2 July 2011||Sliven|
|200 m||22.45 (+1.2 m/s)||Ivet Lalova-Collio||Bulgaria||3 September 2019||2019 Championships||Pravets, Bulgaria|
|400 m||50.98||Jelica Pavličić||Yugoslavia||3 August 1974||Sofia|
|800 m||1:56.42||Paula Ivan||Romania||16 July 1988||Ankara|
|1500 m||4:04.56||Corina Dumbrăvean||Romania||24 July 2005||Novi Sad|
|5000 m||15:27.33||Iulia Olteanu||Romania||1997||Athens|
|100 m hurdles||12.26||Yordanka Donkova||Bulgaria||7 September 1986||Ljubljana|
|400 m hurdles||54.23||Vania Stambolova||Bulgaria||2 July 2011||Sliven|
|3000 m steeplechase||9:33.41||Silvia Danekova||Bulgaria||1 August 2015||2015 Championships||Pitești, Romania|
|High jump||2.01 m||Stefka Kostadinova||Bulgaria||6 September 1986||Ljubljana|
|Pole vault||4.45 m||Nikoléta Kiriakopoúlou||Greece||19 July 2008||Argos Orestiko|
|Long jump||7.14 m (+1.2 m/s)||Mirela Dulgheru||Romania||5 July 1992||Sofia|
|Triple jump||14.60 m (+1.7 m/s)||Paraskevi Papachristou||Greece||20 July 2018||2018 Championships||Stara Zagora, Bulgaria|
|Shot put||21.11 m||Verzhinia Veselinova||Bulgaria||14 June 1980||Sofia|
|Discus throw||70.20 m||Daniela Costian||Romania||17 July 1988||Ankara|
|Hammer throw||73.97 m||Zalina Marghieva||Moldova||2 August 2015||2015 Championships||Pitești, Romania|
|Javelin throw||60.60 m||Marija Vučenović||Serbia||20 July 2018||2018 Championships||Stara Zagora, Bulgaria|
|Heptathlon||6304 pts||Emilia Dimitrova||Bulgaria||7 September 1986||Ljubljana|
|4 × 100 m relay||42.89||Bulgaria||1988||Ankara|
|4 × 400 m relay||3:27.39||Romania||1985||Stara Zagora|
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