Individual Speedway European Championship

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Individual Speedway European Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Sports current event.svg 2020 Speedway European Championship
Sport motorcycle speedway
Founded2001
No. of teams16 riders
Continent Europe
Most recent
champion(s)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robert Lambert (2020)
Most titles2 titles:
Flag of Russia.svg  RUS Emil Sayfutdinov
Flag of Slovenia.svg  SVN Matej Žagar

The Individual Speedway European Championship is an annual individual speedway event organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) to determine the champion of Europe. The competition was founded in 2001 and was initially staged as a one-off meeting before the single event was replaced by the Speedway European Championship series in 2012. As of 2020, the competition is staged over four rounds in a Grand Prix format, with the winner being the rider who accumulates the most points over the four rounds. The minimum age of a rider to compete is 16 years of age (starting on the date of the rider's birthday).

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The current champion is Robert Lambert from Great Britain who won the title in 2020. Russia along with Denmark are the most successful countries having had four champions, Emil Sayfutdinov (2014 and 2015), Grigory Laguta (2011) and Renat Gafurov (2009), for Russia and Jesper B. Jensen (2005), Nicki Pedersen (2016), Leon Madsen (2018) and Mikkel Michelsen in (2019) for Denmark.

Winners

YearVenueWinners2nd place3rd place
2001 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Heusden Zolder Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Bohumil Brhel (14 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Mariusz Staszewski (13 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Cegielski (12+3 pts)
2002 Flag of Poland.svg Rybnik Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Zetterström (12+3 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak (12+2 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Rafał Szombierski (11+3 pts)
2003 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Slaný Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak (12+3 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Sławomir Drabik (12+2 pts) Flag of Sweden.svg Magnus Zetterström (11 pts)
2004 Flag of Denmark.svg Holsted Flag of Slovenia.svg Matej Žagar (14+3 pts) Flag of Slovenia.svg Matej Ferjan (14+2 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Hans N. Andersen (12 pts)
2005 Flag of Italy.svg Lonigo Flag of Denmark.svg Jesper B. Jensen (14+3 pts) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Aleš Dryml, Jr. (14+2 pts) Flag of Finland.svg Kai Laukkanen (12 pts)
2006 Flag of Hungary.svg Miskolc Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Jabłoński (13+3 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Grzegorz Walasek (13+2 pts) Flag of Germany.svg Christian Hefenbrock (12 pts)
2007 Flag of Austria.svg Wiener Neustadt Flag of Croatia.svg Jurica Pavlic (14 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Sebastian Ułamek (13 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Patrick Hougaard (11 pts)
2008 Flag of Slovenia.svg Lendava Flag of Slovenia.svg Matej Žagar (14 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Sebastian Ułamek (10+3+3 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Mads Korneliussen (10+2+2+2)
2009 Flag of Russia.svg Tolyatti Flag of Russia.svg Renat Gafurov (13+3 pts) Flag of Ukraine.svg Andriy Karpov (13+2 pts) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Aleš Dryml, Jr. (13+1 pts)
2010 Flag of Poland.svg Tarnów Flag of Poland.svg Sebastian Ułamek (15 pts) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Aleš Dryml, Jr. (12 pts) Flag of Ukraine.svg Andriy Karpov (11+3 pts)
2011 Flag of Ukraine.svg Rivne Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta (14+3 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Gapinski (14+2 pts) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Aleš Dryml, Jr. (12 pts)
YearVenueWinners2nd place3rd place

Speedway European Championship series (since 2012)

YearVenueWinnersRunner-up3rd place
2012 Four events Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Aleš Dryml, Jr. (48 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Robert Miśkowiak (44 pts) Flag of Ukraine.svg Andriy Karpov (43 pts)
2013 Four events Flag of Slovakia.svg Martin Vaculik (47 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen (44 pts) Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta (42 pts)
2014 Four events Flag of Russia.svg Emil Sayfutdinov (54 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Peter Kildemand (48 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen (44 pts)
2015 Four events Flag of Russia.svg Emil Sayfutdinov (58 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen (55 pts) Flag of Sweden.svg Antonio Lindbäck (51 pts)
2016 Four events Flag of Denmark.svg Nicki Pedersen (40 pts) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Václav Milík (38 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Krzysztof Kasprzak (38 pts)
2017 Four events Flag of Latvia.svg Andžejs Ļebedevs (52 pts) Flag of Russia.svg Artem Laguta (45 pts) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Václav Milík (44 pts)
2018 Four events Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen (56 pts) Flag of Poland.svg Jarosław Hampel (45 pts) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robert Lambert (41 pts)
2019 Four events Flag of Denmark.svg Mikkel Michelsen (45 pts) Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta (45 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen (39 pts)
2020 Four events Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Robert Lambert (67 pts) Flag of Denmark.svg Leon Madsen (64 pts) Flag of Russia.svg Grigory Laguta (52 pts)

Medals classification

PosNational TeamTotal Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg
1.Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 13445
2.Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 8422
3.Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 15393
4.Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 7232
5.Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 321
6.Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 312
7.Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 211
8.Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 11
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 11
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 11
11.Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 312
12.Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 11
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 11

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