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European Speed Skating Championships

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European Speed Skating Championships

The European Speed Skating Championships are a series of European Championships for Men since 1893 (unofficial Championships were held in the years 1891-1892) and the European Championships for Women since 1970. The winner is awarded a laurel wreath. Since 1990, the men's and women's European Championships are held at the same time and venue.

History and medal winners

Combined all-time medal count[1]

rank country Gold Silver Bronze total
1  Netherlands 39 40 41 120
2  Norway 38 36 35 109
3  Germany[2] 22 19 9 50
4  Soviet Union/ Russia 19 13 22 53
5  Sweden 9 3 8 20
6  Finland 6 9 6 21
7  Czech Republic 4 0 3 7
8  Austria 3 6 4 10
9  Italy 1 4 2 7
10  Latvia 1 0 0 1
11  France 0 1 1 2
12  Belgium 0 1 0 1
13  Hungary 0 0 1 1
none declared 3 15 15 33


  1. ^ Only official tournaments are taken into account.
  2. ^ Includes East Germany record
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