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Impressions U23-EM - Day 4

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Impressions U23-EM - Day 4

Erfurt 2005 a great success

Agoston Schulek
(Foto: EAA)
[18.07.2005] An exciting and high quality European Athletics Under 23 Championships 2005 reached their conclusion today in the German town of Erfurt.

Agoston Schulek (HUN), EAA Vice President and Organisational Delegate for the event summed up the success of the Championships.
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Russia top medal table

Carolina Klüft
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[17.07.2005] With 15 Golds Russia top the medal table ahead of France and Germany
The final day of the European Athletics Under 23 Championships saw five more championship records, bringing the weekend total to eight.
Russia carried away the most medals, with 15 Golds and 31 medals overall. The host Germans outperformed their expectations, capturing 26 medals overall, including four Golds. France took six Golds and 11 medals overall.
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Impressions U23-EM - Day 3

Gallery - Day 3

Impressions U23-EM - Day 3

19 titles decided in Erfurt

Pavel Krivitskiy
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[16.07.2005] On the third day, the competition schedule at the European Athletics Under 23 Championships turned from qualifications to finals, with 19 events coming to a conclusion at this session.
As usual, the men's hammer throwers had the entire stage to themselves with their mid afternoon time slot, and although U23 season leader Pavel Krivitskiy (BLR) found his Gold medal 73.72 toss in the third round, his tall teammate Aleksandr Kozulka tried valiantly to snare it away with long efforts in the final three rounds.
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Russia adds another Gold in men's 20km walk

Igor Yerokhin
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[16.07.2005] Russia's Igor Yerokhin added to Russia's Gold medal tally in the men's 20km walk at the European Athletics Under 23 Championships in Erfurt on Saturday morning. Silver went to Spain's Benjamin Sanchez and Bronze to Nikolay Seredovich from Belarus. more ...

Impressions U23-EM - Day 2

Gallery - Day 2

Impressions U23-EM - Day 2

DLV-Press Conference on Saturday

Jürgen Mallow
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[15.07.2005] DLV-Press Conference / European U23 Championships:
Saturday, 16. July 2005, 14.00 h Hotel Mercure,
Meienbergstrasse 26-27

Participants: Jürgen Mallow and Lilli Schwarzkopf, Heptathlon (Silver), Norman Müller, Decathlon (Bronze), Prof. Dr. Eike Emrich, DLV-Vice-President
First medals decided in Erfurt

Irina Petrova
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[15.07.2005] Russia take three of four titles decided on the second day of competition.

The first medals of the European Athletics Under 23 Championships were decided late in the afternoon as last year's World Junior champion, Irina Petrova (RUS), out dueled countrywoman Olga Kaniskina to win the women's 20km walk. Petrova's winning time of 1:33:24 was only nine seconds ahead of Kaniskina's 1:33:33. Claiming the Bronze medal was Barbora Dibelková (CZE) in 1:34.44.
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Combined events drama continues

Norman Müller
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[15.07.2005] The drama in the men's decathlon sharpened intensely with the sixth event, the 110m hurdles. Norman Müller (GER), who electrified the crowd with his splendid 400m run at the end of yesterday's program, continued his assault with a 14.73 clocking over the barriers. It was just short of his all-time best of 14.69, but more importantly it brought the 19-year-old into a tie with the previous leader, Aleksey Sysoyev (RUS), who himself pushed back personal frontiers with a PB 14.84 time. more ...

Impressions U23-EM - Day 1

Gallery - Day 1

Impressions U23-EM - Day 1

Hoos and Sysoyev lead combined events

Laurien Hoos
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[14.07.2005] Laurien Hoos (NED) moved out to an even bigger lead at the end of the first day of the women's heptathlon with a 24.61 run in the 200m while fighting a headwind of 1.7m/s. With a first day total of 3773 points, her advantage going into the second day is 242, but it is Hoos' own teammate who has now moved into second place. more ...

Euro U23 gets underway in Erfurt

Aleksey Sysoyev
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[14.07.2005] The first morning of competition at the European Athletics Under 23 Championships in Erfurt included no event final, although the two combined events both saw activity which will continue onward to a Friday conclusion.
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President Wirz reaffirms EAA commitment to U23 championships

Hansjörg Wirz
(Foto: EAA)
[13.07.2005] At the press conference held prior to the opening day of the European Under-23 Championships in Erfurt, EAA President Hansjörg Wirz reiterated the importance placed on this competition by the continent's governing body.
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Press Conferences on Wednesday / changed timetable

Jürgen Mallow
[12.07.2005] German Press Conference: Wednesday, 13. July 2005,
12.30 h Hotel Mercure, Meienbergstrasse 26-27

Participants: Jürgen Mallow, Betty Heidler and Lilli Schwarzkopf.

EAA Press Conference: Wednesday, 13. July 2005,
15.00 h Presscenter Steigerwald-Station

Participants: Hansjörg Wirz and others.

Changed timetable U23-EM (after review by technical delegates)
Baba and Dibelkova lead Czech team

Czech Republic
[11.07.2005] The Czech Athletic Federation is sending a team of 16 athletes (14 men, 2 women) to the European Athletics Under 23 Championships in Erfurt on
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Final Entry Lists on EAA-Website

Final Entry Lists
Final Entry Lists European Athletics U23 Championships in Erfurt (14.-17. July 2005)

Extended Entry List (with biographical data)
Final Entries Men
Final Entries Women
Poland pins hopes on Radoslaw Poplawski

[11.07.2005] Two years ago, with home advantage, Poland were the second most successful nationEuropean Athletics U23 ChampionshipsBydgoszcz with 16 medals. At this year’s edition in Erfurt (14-17 July) that success will be difficult to repeat but the Poles will be coming with a number of medal prospects.
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German Favourite: Tina Klein

Tina Klein
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[11.07.2005] 22-year-old Tina Klein couldn’t wipe the smile off her face at the German Championships at the beginning of July after clocking 13.09 seconds to take the Silver medal in the 100m hurdles and put herself at the top of this year’s European Under 23 rankings. She is now a hot favourite for Gold at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Erfurt on 14-17 July.
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Stefan Eberhardt- a busy worker

Stefan Eberhardt
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[11.07.2005] ] "I`m looking forward to the Junior World Championships, even if the preparations were not optimal. It was after the Junior European Championships in Tampere my second big international competition. So I was very confident in the first round. But after 400 meters I lost the race", Stefan Eberhardt remembers last year. At the German Championships in Wattescheid, next weekend, he is able to win the title.
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London 2012 hopefuls compete in Erfurt

Great Britain
[09.07.2005] Great Britain is sending a team of 50 athletes (29 men and 21 women) to the European Athletics Under 23 Championships in Erfurt, Germany, on 14-17 July. Many of these athletes should be the leading home performers when the Olympic Games take place in London in 2012.
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Russian team aims for medals in Erfurt

[08.07.2005] A high quality Russian team of 60 athletes (28 men and 32 women) will travel to the European Athletics U23 Championships which take place in Erfurt, Germany, on 14-17 July. The team includes three World Junior champions, two recent winners at the SPAR European Cup and plenty of medal chances.
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Italy pins U23 hopes on Simona La Mantia

[07.07.2005] The Italian Athletic Federation is sending a team of 47 athletes (24 men and 23 women) to the European Athletics Under 23 Championships in Erfurt, Germany on 14-17 July. Their main Gold medal hope is triple jumper Simona La Mantia.
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Young stars line up in Erfurt

Carolina Klüft
(Foto: Kiefner)
[06.07.2005] Around 1000 athletes from 44 countries will travel to Erfurt, Germany, next week for the European Athletics Under 23 Championships on 14-17 July. The leading athletes on the entry lists are Olympic heptathlon champion Carolina Klüft (SWE), who will compete in the long jump, and the Olympic high jump Bronze medallist from the Czech Republic, Jaroslav Baba. The biggest teams come from host nation Germany, France, Poland and Russia.  more ...

LOC makes the Media Guide avaible

Media Guide
[05.07.2005] The Media Guide is now available for Downloading.

Media Guide download

Home nation selects 80 athletes for Euro U23

[05.07.2005] The German Athletic Federation has selected a team of 41 men and 39 women for the European Athletics Under 23 Championships in Erfurt on 14-17 July. more ...

High- value for the Steigerwaldstaidion before the ECH U23

(Foto: Krug)
[29.06.2005] The European U23 Championships in Erfurt are takong place within a great scope. The Steigerwaldstadion turned to an stadium of a pictue book", said Siegfried Schonert (Event Manager DLV) at a DLV press- conference. At the technical acceptance procedure best notes were given.  more ...

Christina Schwanitz- the volition for Shot Put

Christina Schwanitz
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[24.06.2005] This young woman has willpower, ambition and a portion of talent. Christina Schwanitz a name for keeping in mind. She convinced at the DLV Juniors Meeting in Mannheim with a wideness of 18,79 meters in Shot Put. With this performance a third time she reached the qualification- norm for the World Championships in Helsinki. Although she constituted her claim to be in front at the European U23 Championships in Erfurt (14.- 17. July 2005).  more ...

French top athlete Veronique Mang goes for Gold

[22.06.2005] Veronique Manque the 20 years old sprinter could become the shooting star of the French team in the European Athletics U23 Championships in Erfurt. If the bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in 4x100 m relay equals her personal best in 100 and 200 meters she should be in the running for a medal.
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Team Manual is now available

Team Manual
[17.06.2005] The Team Manual is now available for Downloading. Teams will find there all information about the European Athletics U23 Championships and their stay in Erfurt.

Team Manual download

Antje Mölner- With speed to the german top

Antje Möldner
(Foto: Gantenberg)
[14.06.2005] Young, ambittious and strong nerves. Antje Möldner associates each of these attributes. The young lady from SC Potsdam is on the way to achieve the top of 1500 meters. After her sixth place at the European Indoor Championship in Madrid and her new personal best 4:08,81 minutes, she initiate her development for Erfurt. At the European U23 Championships she wants to win a medal.  more ...

Tickets can be ordered online

[03.06.2005] Stadium tickets for the European Athletics U23 Championships in Erfurt can now be ordered conveniently through the event website.
Tickets will be dispatched by mail. A surplus of 2,-- € will be charged for the mailing expenses. Ticket prices are only € 4,-- for a day ticket and € 12,-- for a 4-day-ticket. Spectators are not bound to a specific seat in the stadium. The entrance for children under 14 years is free. The ticket price includes free use of public transportation in Erfurt with EVAG to/from the stadium.

Online Ticket Order