Šamorín 2017 EN

Record Number of Countries and Athletes

ŠAMORÍN, December 11, 2017 – Final facts from Sunday’s 24th European Cross Country Championships which took place at x-bionic® sphere, Šamorín: NUMBER OF COUNTRIES: 37 (RECORD of EC) Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia a Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgary, Croatia, Czech republic, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, [...]

Record Number of Countries and Athletes 2017-12-22T13:41:39+01:00

Mixed Relay: Premiere for the Great Britain

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 – British quartet Melissa Courtney, Cameron Boyek, Sarah McDonald, Tom Marshall have won the premiere mixed relay competition on 24th European Cross Country Championships on 6,28 km long track, with time 18:24. The Brits came to the lead from the second part of the track and transformed their efforts into [...]

Mixed Relay: Premiere for the Great Britain 2017-12-22T16:55:21+01:00

Man U23: Gold for Former Football Player

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 – The surprise in man U23 category: current European U23 champion in 5000 m, Italian Yemaneberhan Crippa, who won gold medal in EC U20 category in 2014 and 2015, and last year was third in U23 category, nor Spaniard Carlos Mayo, who finished second three times at EC in cross country, [...]

Man U23: Gold for Former Football Player 2017-12-22T16:01:51+01:00

The Favourite Ingebrigtsen Defended His Title

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 - Norwegian super talented Jakob Ingebrigtsen confirmed his role of the main favourite in the U20 men category in 6,28 km track. When running into the finish line, he easily got better of Ramazan Barbaros from Turkey and defended last year’s title from Chia. While last year Ingebrigtsen won with 8 [...]

The Favourite Ingebrigtsen Defended His Title 2017-12-22T16:00:01+01:00

Men: Turkish Dominance Continues, Özbilen Won

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 – The Kenyans in Turkish jerseys’ dominance at EC in cross country continues. After Polat Arikan (2014), Alim Kaya (2015), and Aras Kaya (2016), the title was won by Kigen Kaan Özbilen. Originally Mike Kigen, who is representing Turkey since June 2016, defeated 2017 Indoor European Champion in 3000 m, [...]

Men: Turkish Dominance Continues, Özbilen Won 2017-12-22T16:54:44+01:00

Can Defended Her Title as the Second One in History

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 – A year ago, Yasemin Can from Turkey won in women category at EC in cross country with the lead of 10 seconds. In Šamorín she added another five and easily defended her title. It was a nice present for her 21st birthday, which she celebrates on Monday, December 11. After [...]

Can Defended Her Title as the Second One in History 2017-12-22T16:52:40+01:00

Woman U20: Knowles-Jones Finally Has Gold

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 - Harriet Knowles-Jones from the Great Britain became the winner of the U20 category (4,18 km) at 24th European Cross Country Championships in x-bionic® sphere, Šamorín. After the silver medal from Hyéres 2015 and the bronze medal in Chia 2016, she crowned her perfomance in this category with the gold [...]

Woman U20: Knowles-Jones Finally Has Gold 2017-12-22T16:09:28+01:00

Women U23: German Duel for Reho

ŠAMORÍN, December 10, 2017 - The woman U23 category on EC in cross country in Šamorín, was carried out in the sign of the awaited duel between German top athletes, double U20 champion Konstanze Klosterhalfen and Alina Reho. The result was same as in the German qualification in Darmstadt: Reho gained her first title, and [...]

Women U23: German Duel for Reho 2017-12-22T16:06:26+01:00

Live streaming available

ŠAMORÍN, December 9, 2017 - Live streaming of the 24th edition of the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Samorin, Slovakia will be available on the European Athletics website from 8.45am local time (CET) on 10 December. The service is available to watch at www.european-athletics.org and is provided by European Athletics’ International Partner EBU-Eurovision. [...]

Live streaming available 2017-12-22T14:00:23+01:00

Klosterhalfen and Crippa to challenge for a hat-trick

ŠAMORÍN, December 9, 2017 - Age has not deterred German middle distance runner Konstanze Klosterhalfen this year and the latest step in her brilliant progression arrives in Samorin on Sunday. Klosterhalfen has made the top of the podium at the last two editions of the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in the U20 race [...]

Klosterhalfen and Crippa to challenge for a hat-trick 2017-12-22T14:01:21+01:00