European Athletics Championships: Italy Leads Medal Standings with 5 Golds

The European Athletics Championships are underway in Rome, with Italy taking the lead in the medal standings with 5 gold medals. The event, hosted in the Italian city for the first time in 50 years, is being held at the Stadio Olimpico and features six days of thrilling action.

Athletes like Jeremiah Azu and 100m Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs are gearing up for the upcoming Paris Olympics. Meanwhile, Jakob Ingebrigtsen is aiming for a third consecutive victory in the men’s 1500m and 5,000m races, and Sandra Elkasevic is eyeing her seventh discus title in a row.

The first medals of the Championships were awarded on Friday night, marking the beginning of an exciting series of events. Stay updated with the latest medal table and standings as the competition unfolds in Rome.

Here is the current medal table for the European Athletics Championships:

1. Italy: 5 Gold, 4 Silver, 1 Bronze
2. Netherlands: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze
3. France: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze
4. Norway: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
5. Belgium: 1 Gold
6. Greece: 1 Silver
7. Ireland: 1 Gold
8. Slovenia: 1 Gold
9. Sweden: 1 Gold
10. Spain: 2 Silver, 1 Bronze

Stay tuned for more thrilling updates and results from the European Athletics Championships in Rome 2024.