European Athletics U18 Championships

Banska Bystrica (SVK)
18 Jul - 21 Jul 2024


European Athletics U18 Championships

This is a biennial outdoor athletics competition for European athletes under the age of 18 in the year of competition.

It was created to promote higher-level competition among the more talented members of this age group in Europe and provide a stepping stone to the U20 age group.

The third edition of the championships in Jerusalem, Israel were highlighted by 15-year-old Topi Parviainen from Finland setting a European U18 best of 84.52m in the javelin, Mattia Furlani winning gold medals in both the long jump and high jump and Serbia's Angelina Topic clearing 1.92m in the high jump.

Once again, Great Britain topped the medal table in Jerusalem with eight gold medals, all of which came in women's events. Standout highlights included Mia McIntosh winning the 100m hurdles in a championship record of 13.05 and Faith Akinbileje winning gold in the 200m and helping the Brits to the medley relay title.

The fourth edition of the European Athletics U18 Championships will be held in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia from 18-21 July 2024.