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European Athletics Indoor Championships

Ticket sales launched for Istanbul 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships

Tickets for the Istanbul 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships are now on sale to the general public and can be purchased here. The four-day [...]

31st October 2022 15:04

Qualification system and entry standards published for Istanbul 2023

The qualifying system and entry standards for the Istanbul 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships have been published and can be viewed here. Ne [...]

25th August 2022 10:10

Apeldoorn awarded the 2025 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The European Athletics Council awarded the 2025 European Athletics Indoor Championships to the Dutch city of Apeldoorn on Friday (6). The 164th Europe [...]

6th May 2022 14:32

Istanbul 2023 - One Year to Go

The official launch of the Istanbul 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships was held in the Ataköy Arena on Thursday (3), which will be stag [...]

3rd March 2022 20:40

Husillos: "I was not the athlete in the best physical shape but that doesn’t always win you championships"

Spain's Oscar Husillos famously was the first man across the line in the 2018 World Athletics Indoor Championships 400m final, clocking what would hav [...]

25th March 2021 17:17

European Athletics statement on positive COVID-19 cases following Torun 2021

European Athletics would like to clarify the current situation regarding a number of positive cases of COVID-19 that have been reported in connection [...]

19th March 2021 08:39

Mondo helps propel Europe’s top athletes to new heights

Maksim Nedasekau certainly has an affinity for tracks installed by European Athletics Official Partner Mondo. After all, the Belarussian high jumper&a [...]

18th March 2021 07:52

After breakthrough in Torun, Hodgkinson sets sights on Tallinn and Tokyo

Keely Hodgkinson's assured performance in becoming European indoor 800m champion just four days after her 19th birthday made her the youngest British [...]

16th March 2021 13:47

Big rise in TV viewing figures for Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The number of live TV hours viewed during coverage of last week's European Athletics Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland jumped by an average of nea [...]

12th March 2021 15:38

Duplantis scales championship record of 6.05m in Torun

Armand Duplantis, as expected, added the European indoor pole vault title to his rapidly growing list of achievements at the Torun 2021 European Athle [...]

7th March 2021 21:05

Del Ponte and Visser blitz to world leading times on the final day in Torun

Gold medal favourites Ajla Del Ponte and Nadine Visser more than lived up to their billing in the 60m and 60m hurdles finals respectively, blasting to [...]

7th March 2021 20:13

Ingebrigtsen completes historic 1500/3000m double in Torun

Jakob Ingebrigtsen completed a historic 1500/3000m European indoor double that had narrowly eluded him in Glasgow two years earlier on the final day o [...]

7th March 2021 19:56

Nedasekau clears 2.37m world lead to defeat Tamberi in a high jump classic

Maksim Nedasekau produced the performance of his life – so far – to wrest the title of European indoor high jump champion from Italy's Gia [...]

7th March 2021 13:52

Sixth round wonder Bekh-Romanchuk soars to long jump gold

After a brace of silver and bronze medals dating back to 2013, Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk won an outstanding women's long jump final in dramatic fashion wi [...]

6th March 2021 22:29

Husillos triumphs in 400m thriller in Torun

Spain's Oscar Husillos held off three Dutch rivals in the final straight to earn European indoor 400 metres gold tonight (6) – three years after [...]

6th March 2021 21:46

Ehammer and Mayer poised to battle for heptathlon title in Torun

World decathlon record-holder Kevin Mayer, seeking a second European indoor heptathlon title, made a solid start as he finished the morning session on [...]

6th March 2021 13:40

Ingebrigtsen reinstated as European indoor 1500m champion

Jakob Ingebrigtsen appeared to have missed out on European indoor 1500m gold for the second successive time in Torun tonight after being disqualified [...]

5th March 2021 23:39

Thiam leads Belgian one-two in Torun with a national record of 4904 points

Nafissatou Thiam laid down a big marker ahead of the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title this summer as she earned her second European indoor pent [...]

5th March 2021 21:30

Thiam takes three steps towards regaining her European indoor pentathlon title

Olympic and European champion Nafissatou Thiam is more than halfway to earning a second European indoor pentathlon title after a strong showing in thi [...]

5th March 2021 13:32

Lewandowski and Jakob Ingebrigtsen glide through 1500m heats in Torun but Filip bows out

Jakob Ingebrigtsen took a steady first step towards a 1500m/3000m double at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Torun as he cruised through [...]

4th March 2021 21:32

“Pride, anticipation and fear” for Kszczot on the eve of Torun

At a European level, Adam Kszczot has achieved everything. He has won six European 800m titles, three indoors and three outdoors, and will be challeng [...]

4th March 2021 16:30

“We are here again!” Karamarinov hails return to championship action in Torun

With the 36th European Athletics Indoor Championships poised to start in the Polish city of Torun this evening (4), interim European Athletics Preside [...]

4th March 2021 16:02

Nine world leading athletes to challenge for titles in Torun

Nine athletes with world leading marks will be aiming to crown their indoor seasons with gold medals at the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Champ [...]

4th March 2021 11:30

With three European leaders in their ranks, the Dutch are poised for a golden campaign in Torun

As European Athletics prepares to stage its first major championships since the coronavirus pandemic, the focus of attention in Torun is on Renaud Lav [...]

3rd March 2021 16:48

Horizontal and vertical jumps finals to take centre stage in Torun

We may be living in uncertain times, but this much we know: the jumps and vaults at the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships are going t [...]

2nd March 2021 19:21

Will Poland top the medal table again in Torun 2021?

Poland has emerged as a tour de force on the European stage over the last decade and the host nation will be aiming to top the medal table at the Toru [...]

2nd March 2021 16:19

Final entries for Torun 2021 published

Final entries for the Toruń 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships have been published and can be viewed here. A record 733 athletes (405 men, 3 [...]

26th February 2021 16:33

Host nation Poland selects 45 athletes for Torun 2021

Hosts Poland have named a team of 45 athletes for the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 4-7 March. The team is headed by reignin [...]

24th February 2021 12:23

Thiam, Mayer and Urena headline combined events entry-lists for Torun 2021

Olympic and European heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam from Belgium and world decathlon record-holder Kevin Mayer from France have both accepted th [...]

23rd February 2021 18:16

Confirmed teams for 4x400m relay finals in Torun 2021

The finalised list of teams for the men's and women's 4x400m finals at the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships have been confirmed and [...]

23rd February 2021 13:04

Müller becomes an Official Partner of the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

European Athletics has today announced that Müller, who develop, manufacture and market a wide range of branded and private label dairy products, [...]

15th February 2021 10:44

Torun 2021 to offer virtual eFan experience

While spectators might not be allowed to attend the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships due to restrictions, the organisers are offerin [...]

12th February 2021 11:50

Duplantis among eight Swedes to gain initial selection for Torun

World pole vault record-holder Armand Duplantis is one of eight athletes to be named on the initial Swedish team for the Torun 2021 European Athletics [...]

12th February 2021 04:36

Mondo's Torun track gets a second lease of life

The track being readied for the forthcoming European Athletics Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland which will be held between 5-7 March, has seen ma [...]

31st January 2021 10:27

Leading Ukrainian field eventers to challenge for medals in Torun

Four of Ukraine's five medals at the last European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow came in the field events and the Ukrainian cohort competi [...]

20th January 2021 02:50

Mayer and Thiam spearhead early combined events entrants for Torun

Kevin Mayer and Nafissatou Thiam took a double in the combined events at the Belgrade 2017 European Athletics Indoor Championships and they have both [...]

18th January 2021 06:03

Media accreditation opens for Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

Media accreditation is now open for the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships on 4-7 March.  In order to ensure the safe staging of [...]

14th January 2021 12:34

Lavillenie maps out his plans for the 2021 indoor season

Renaud Lavillenie is planning a full indoor season culminating with the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships which will take place at th [...]

6th January 2021 12:37

Lewandowski announced as European Indoor Championships event ambassador

Reigning three-time European indoor champion Marcin Lewandowski from Poland has made no secret of his plans to challenge for a fourth successive gold [...]

9th December 2020 03:55

Duplantis contemplates a return to Torun on the road to Tokyo

For Armand Duplantis, the awards and the accolades keep on coming and no doubt even more will be heading in the direction of the precocious Swede who [...]

9th December 2020 03:55

Eleven outstanding moments in Polish indoor athletics history

With less than 100 days until the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships, we take a look back at eleven incredible moments in Polish indoo [...]

26th November 2020 11:39

With cautious optimism, Europe’s jumpers turn attention to the indoor season

If everything goes to plan, France’s Renaud Lavillenie will make a long overdue return to the rostrum at the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Cham [...]

23rd November 2020 04:04

Successful site visit concludes with just over 100 days until Torun

With just over 100 days to go until the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships, a delegation from European Athletics travelled to the Poli [...]

20th November 2020 05:59

Istanbul awarded 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The European Athletics Council has today (11) allocated the 2023 European Athletics Indoor Championships to Istanbul, Turkey. Due to the coronavirus p [...]

11th November 2020 10:26

30 Member Federations online for European Athletics Indoor Championships virtual site visit

Representatives of 30 Member Federations took part in a virtual site visit organised by European Athletics and the Local Organising Committee ahead of [...]

5th November 2020 09:48

LIQUI MOLY an Official Partner for Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

European Athletics has today (12) announced LIQUI MOLY as an Official Partner of the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Poland. As [...]

12th October 2020 09:31

Entry standards for 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships published

Entry standards for the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships have been approved and can be found under Related Documents. The championsh [...]

15th June 2020 03:31

Lewandowski: 'Now I can finally say I am a 1500m guy, not an 800m guy'

Reigning European indoor 1500m champion Marcin Lewandowski from Poland joined us on Instagram Live on Wednesday (6) evening as part of our #AtHomeWith [...]

7th May 2020 05:44

Timetable for Torun 2021 European Indoor Championships published

The timetable for the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 5-7 March has been published and can be viewed here. The championships w [...]

6th May 2020 12:56

Former European indoor 800m champion Donato Sabia dies from coronavirus

Italy’s 1984 European indoor 800m champion Donato Sabia has tragically died from coronavirus (Covid-19) at the age of 56 in the southern Italian town [...]

8th April 2020 06:12

Looking back at the inaugural European Indoor Championships in 1970

Following four editions of the erstwhile annual European Indoor Games, which had been inaugurated in 1966, the European Indoor Championships formally [...]

17th March 2020 01:53

One year to go to the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The Polish athletics federation celebrated ‘One Year to Torun’ on Thursday (5) and marked just 365 days to the next European Athletics Indoor Champion [...]

5th March 2020 06:20

Remember when... Gent staged the 2000 European Athletics Indoor Championships

Two decades ago, the 26th edition of the European Athletics Indoor Championships got underway in the Belgian city of Gent. Its unusually early date on [...]

25th February 2020 12:18

Torun takes over the baton as preparations for 2021 get underway

Preparations are starting to gear up for the Torun 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships, which will occupy its now-traditional place on the ca [...]

24th October 2019 01:53

TV audiences for European Athletics Indoor Championships continue to grow

Overall TV audience figures for the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships showed an increase for the third successive championship with [...]

27th May 2019 09:00

Peleteiro: 'I have to train more and dream bigger but I am happy now'

To the naked eye, the national record of 14.73m which Ana Peleteiro produced in Glasgow to win triple jump gold at the European Athletics Indoor Champ [...]

20th March 2019 10:15

By design or coincidence, KJT and Emerson embellish Great Britain’s multi-event tradition in Glasgow

As newly minted gold and silver pentathletes at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Niamh Emerson [...]

15th March 2019 10:03

Tamberi: “I will never forget Glasgow in my life”

There were tears - oceans of them - but Gianmarco Tamberi could not have it any other way. When you give everything you have when you are competing, i [...]

13th March 2019 11:20

What the athletes had to say at the European Athletics Indoor Championships

The athletes spoke for themselves with their performances at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships but, afterwards, many spoke for [...]

7th March 2019 09:04

McKean relishes being under the radar but celebrates Scotland's latest star

As spectators streamed out of the Emirates Arena on Sunday night, still buzzing from seeing local heroine Laura Muir complete her golden double at the [...]

5th March 2019 01:58

'Kangaroo girl' Peleteiro bounds out to European indoor triple jump title

When you are coached by one of the greatest jumpers of all-time, you know the standards you have to meet. And when your nickname is 'Kangaroo Girl', y [...]

3rd March 2019 12:43

Muir completes the middle distance double again with 1500m gold

Laura Muir wrote her way into history – yet again – while final day victories for Marcin Lewandowski in the 1500m and in the women's 4x400m relay in t [...]

3rd March 2019 11:58

Spanovic completes European indoor long jump hat-trick

A long jump of 6.99m, equalling the longest in the world this year, enabled Serbia’s Ivana Spanovic to equal Heike Drechsler’s 1988 feat of earning th [...]

3rd March 2019 09:29

Tentoglou sets a world-leading 8.38m to win European indoor long jump title

Greece’s 20-year-old European long jump champion Miltiadis Tentoglou added the indoor version of that title to his CV here this morning (3) with a sup [...]

3rd March 2019 03:16

Tamberi and Wojciechowski make long awaited returns to the top of the podium

Nearly three years after he last stood on the rostrum at a major international championships – as 2016 European high jump champion – Italy’s charismat [...]

2nd March 2019 11:55

Spanovic lands at 6.79m in long jump qualifying

Ivana Spanovic is one of 20 defending gold medallists at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships – and nobody could forget how she wo [...]

2nd March 2019 11:38

Seamless Swoboda powers to the European indoor 60m title in 7.09

Poland's Ewa Swoboda has been the dominant force of the women's 60m this winter and now she is the European indoor champion, following in the footstep [...]

2nd March 2019 09:58

Ingebrigtsen and Warholm prove unassailable on a golden night for Norway

Jakob Ingebrigtsen, who last year became the youngest male European champion in taking 1500m and 5000m gold, completed the first part of a matching in [...]

2nd March 2019 09:26

Triumphant KJT leads a British one-two in the pentathlon

Scotland’s own Laura Muir and Liverpool’s own Katarina Johnson-Thompson secured a golden double for the home team on the opening evening of the Glasgo [...]

1st March 2019 11:13

Muir motors to a championship record of 8:30.61 to retain her 3000m title

The roof of the Emirates Arena remains intact - but only just. Such was the incredible noise it was amazing it did not raise as Laura Muir retained he [...]

1st March 2019 11:05

Haratyk adds European indoor shot put title to his outdoor crown from Berlin

In Berlin last summer, Poland's Michal Haratyk became the outdoor European shot put champion by securing gold in round two. Tonight (1) at the Glasgow [...]

1st March 2019 11:01

How to follow the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships

There will be 418 hours of live and/or delayed television coverage from the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships along with a live str [...]

1st March 2019 10:16

Indefatigable Ingebrigtsen sails through 1500m and 3000m heats in Glasgow

Jakob Ingebrigtsen moved two steps closer to a European indoor double to match the outdoor golds he won in Berlin last summer as he won his 1500m and [...]

1st March 2019 02:52

Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships photos available for media

A selection of hi-res photographs from the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships will be made available to the media courtesy of Getty [...]

28th February 2019 11:46

Muir and Johnson-Thompson on course for a golden evening in Glasgow

Laura Muir was initially planning to defend just one of her titles at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships but the reigning 1500m [...]

28th February 2019 10:56

Jakob Ingebrigtsen: “I am not there to finish second or third”

Jakob Ingebrigtsen is one of the greatest young talents in all of world sport, let alone athletics. This afternoon (28), on the eve of his attempt to [...]

28th February 2019 07:23

President Hansen hails record-breaking European Athletics Indoor Championships

The 35th edition of the European Athletics Indoor Championships that begin in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena tomorrow will reach historic levels of televisi [...]

28th February 2019 06:54

SPAR International and European Athletics extend partnership until 2027

A new deal has been signed between SPAR International and European Athletics that extends their partnership for another eight years until 2027. SP [...]

28th February 2019 04:20

Warholm primed to add to his title haul over 400m in Glasgow

The Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships didn’t feature in Karsten Warholm’s initial plans - not even after he broke his Norwegian rec [...]

27th February 2019 09:13

Media advisory: Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships press conference

Accredited members of the media are invited to attend the pre-event Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships press conference which takes [...]

27th February 2019 02:04

More track history beckons for Jakob Ingebrigtsen in Glasgow

To promote the 2017 Bislett Games in Oslo the meeting organisers depicted Norway’s very own Ingebrigtsen brothers – Henrik, Filip and the then 16-year [...]

27th February 2019 01:32

Close sprint hurdles clashes anticipated in Glasgow

With 0.08 separating the top eight sprint hurdlers on the 2019 European lists, the women’s 60m hurdles is shaping up to be one of the most competitive [...]

26th February 2019 11:10

Five breakthrough victories at the European Indoor Championships

Some of the established names of the sport will be vying for more honours at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships but the champion [...]

26th February 2019 11:00

Swoboda in contention to emulate Szewinska with sprint gold in Glasgow

Only once before has a Polish athlete won the women’s sprint title at the European Athletics Indoor Championships and if Ewa Swoboda becomes the secon [...]

26th February 2019 02:18

Five record-breaking performances at the European Indoor Championships

From Sebastian Bayer’s Beamon-esque jump at the 2009 European Indoor Championships in Turin to Nelli Cooman’s world indoor record at the 1986 European [...]

25th February 2019 09:30

Tamberi poised to make a long-awaited return to the rostrum in Glasgow

It is two-and-a-half years since Italy’s charismatic high jumper Gianmarco Tamberi stood on the rostrum at a major international championship. Having [...]

25th February 2019 05:40

Final entries available for European Indoor Championships

The final entries for the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships are now available to view here or under Related Documents. A total of 6 [...]

22nd February 2019 09:52

Flashback: McKean gets it right at the 1990 European Indoor Championships

As Glasgow prepares for its second hosting of the European Athletics Indoor Championships, this time in the Emirates Arena built ahead of the 2014 Com [...]

22nd February 2019 09:10

Ingebrigtsens and Warholm headline Norway’s team for Glasgow

Norway has named a team of 19 athletes for the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Championships from 1-3 March including their two gold medallists from t [...]

21st February 2019 11:06

European Athletics invites Kilty to compete in Glasgow

The European Athletics Council has extended a special invitation to British sprinter Richard Kilty to compete in the 60m at next month’s European Athl [...]

20th February 2019 11:31

Confirmed line-ups for European Indoor Championships combined events

The completed fields for the combined events at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships can be viewed here or under Related Documents [...]

20th February 2019 10:38

Spanovic is in a confident mood on the comeback from injury

Ivana Spanovic seldom comes away from a championships empty handed but the pre-competition favourite was forced to watch the European Championships fi [...]

20th February 2019 02:34

Four individual reigning champions named on Polish team for Glasgow

Poland has named a team of 32 athletes for the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 1-3 March including four individual gold meda [...]

19th February 2019 03:11

Klosterhalfen breaks German 3000m record with 8:32.47 in Leipzig

Laura Muir might be the face of the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 1-3 March but Konstanze Klosterhalfen will provide more [...]

18th February 2019 11:51

Ndama sets world pentathlon lead at French Indoor Championships

The opening day of the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships brings together the best pentathletes and France’s Solene Ndama has now se [...]

18th February 2019 10:06

Kambundji equals world lead with 7.08 at Swiss Indoor Championships

The women’s 60m final at next month’s Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 1-3 March is shaping up to be one of the highlights ne [...]

18th February 2019 09:09

Muir to defend European indoor 1500m and 3000m titles in Glasgow

Great Britain will be sending a record equalling team of 48 athletes to compete at the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships from 1-3 M [...]

17th February 2019 08:09

Muir powers to a world-leading 4:18.75 mile in Birmingham

Laura Muir set her fifth British indoor record with a solo display of brilliance at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday (16), winni [...]

16th February 2019 05:19

Domestic championships take focus this weekend with Glasgow in sight

This weekend will be one of the busiest on the calendar. With the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships beginning in two weeks' time, m [...]

15th February 2019 06:23

Medals for European Indoor Championships unveiled in Glasgow

The organisers of the Glasgow 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships have unveiled the event’s official medals with just over a fortnight until [...]

14th February 2019 12:35
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