European Championships 2022 in Munich: Day-by-day highlights guide, daily schedule, and how to watch the multi-sport event

Check out our in-depth daily preview of the medal events on each day and what to look forward to in Munich, Germany from 11 – 21 August with nine Olympic sports disciplines being contested.

By Alessandro Poggi and Ashlee Tulloch
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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Summer Olympics, Munich, Germany, hosts the second edition of the multi-sport European Championships.

4,700 athletes from across the continent will gather in the Bavarian capital for the 2022 edition, competing in nine Olympic sports disciplines from 11 - 21 August.

177 gold medals will be on offer: Olympics.com has picked out the athletes to watch on a daily basis as well as the schedule of medal events.

All times below are in Central European Summer Time (UTC+2). Updated schedules can be found on the organisers' website.

READ: Top things to know about European Championships in Munich

Day 1 – Thursday 11 August 2022: Medal events

The opening competition day in Munich will see the artistic gymnastics' women's all around title assigned.

2021 European bronze medallist Jessica Gadirova from Great Britain and 2019 European Games silver medallist Lorette Charpy will be among the athletes to watch for the podium.

Artistic Gymnastics: Women's All Around

Venue: Olympiahalle

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

10:00 Subdivision 1

12:24 Subdivision 2

15:28 Subdivision 3

17:53 Subdivision 4

Athletes to watch:

Jessica Gadirova (GBR), Jennifer Gadirova (GBR), Amelie Morgan (GBR), Alice D'Amato (ITA), Martina Maggio (ITA), Asia D'Amato (ITA), Lorette Charpy (FRA)

Jessica Gadirova at the 2022 Gymnastics British Championships
Picture by 2022 Getty Images

Day 2 – Friday 12 August 2022 - Medal events

Eight medals will be up for grabs on day two.

The highlight of the day is the women's BMX freestyle contest that sees two of the Tokyo 2020 medallists in action: Olympic champion Charlotte Worthington and defending European champion Nikita Ducarroz of Switzerland.

Cycling BMX Freestyle: Women's Park Final

Venue: Olympiaberg

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

15:30

Athletes to watch: Charlotte Worthington (GBR), Nikita Ducarroz (SUI), Lara Lessmann (GER)

Cycling Track

Venue: Messe Munchen

Schedule:

16:30 Women's Team Pursuit Finals

16:45 Men's Team Pursuit Finals

17:19 Women's Team Sprint Finals

17:29 Men's Team Sprint Finals

17:47 Women's Scratch Race 10km Final

18:15 Men's Points Race 40km Race Final

Athletes to watch: Martina Fidanza (ITA), Benjamin Thomas (FRA)

Triathlon: Elite Women event

Venue: Olympiasee

Schedule

17:15

Athletes to watch: Julie Derron (SUI), Annika Koch (GER), Leonie Periault (FRA), Cassandre Beaugrand (FRA)

Day 3 – Saturday 13 August 2022 - Medal events

Day three promises 19 gold medals. All eyes will be on the central Konigsplatz where Olympic sport climbing champion Janja Garnbret will be looking for her first continental medal since 2017 in the lead event.

Artistic Gymnastics: Women's Team Final

Venue: Olympiahalle

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

14:00 - Women's team final.

Teams to watch: Great Britain, Italy, France, Belgium

Cycling BMX Freestyle: Men's Park Final

Venue: Olympiaberg

Schedule:

19:00

Athletes to watch: Declan Brooks (GBR), Anthony Jeanjean (FRA)

Cycling Track

Venue: Messe Munchen

Schedule:

17:58 Women’s Individual Time Trial 500m Final

18:22 Women’s Individual Pursuit Final

19:25 Men’s Individual Pursuit Final

19:46 Women’s Elimination Race Final

20:14 Men's Scratch Race 15km Final

Athletes to watch: Lisa Brennauer (GER), Jonathan Milan (ITA), Letizia Paternoster (ITA)

Rowing

Venue: Munich Olympic Regatta Centre

Schedule:

10:55 PR1 Men's Single Sculls Final A

11:09 PR1 Women's Single Sculls Final A

11:29 Lightweight Men's Quadruple Sculls Final A

11:44 Women's Pair Final A

12:01 Men's Pair Final A

12:16 Women's Four Final A

12:31 Men's Four Final A

12:47 Women's Quadruple Sculls Final A

13:03 Men's Quadruple Sculls Final A

13:19 Women's Double Sculls Final A

13:36 Men's Eight Final A

Athletes to watch: Roos de Jong (NED), Laila Youssifou (NED), Simona Radis (ROU),Ancuta Bodnar (ROU)

Sport Climbing

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

16:00 Women's Lead Final

17:30 Men's Boulder Final

Athletes to watch: Janja Garnbret (SLO), Laura Rogora (ITA), Jessica Pilz (AUT), Yannick Flohe (GER), Maximillian Milne (GBR), Jakob Schubert (AUT)

Triathlon: Elite Men event

Venue: Olympiasee

Schedule

17:15

Athletes to watch: Dorian Coninx (FRA), Antonio Serrat (ESP), Joao Pereira (POR), Jelle Geens (BEL)

Day 4 – Sunday 14 August 2022 - Medal events

With 25 gold medals on the line today, the last day of the first week of competition promises lots of drama.

The road cycling's race will crown the new men's European champion while it's apparatus final day for the elite women in artistic gymnastics.

Cycling road: Men's road race

Venue: Murnau am Staffelsee-Munich (209.5km)

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):
10:15 Men's road race

Athletes to watch: Fabio Jakobsen (NED), Filippo Ganna (ITA), Alberto Dainese (ITA)

Artistic Gymnastics: Apparatus Finals

Venue: Olympiahalle

Schedule:

14:30 Women's Vault Final

15:17 Women's Uneven Bars Final

16:05 Women's Balance Beam Final

16:53 Women's Floor Exercise Final

Athletes to watch: Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova (GBR), Alice D'Amato (ITA), Martina Maggio (ITA), Marine Boyer (FRA), Alice Kinsella (GBR), Pauline Schafer-Betz (GER)

Triathlon: Elite Mixed event

Venue: Olympiasee

Schedule

18:00

Teams to watch: France, Germany, Great Britain

Sport Climbing

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

16:00: Women's Boulder Final

18:45 Men's Lead Final

Athletes to watch: Hannah Meul (GER), Oriane Bertone (FRA), Jessica Pilz (AUT), Alex Megos (GER), Adam Ondra (CZE), Yannick Flohe (GER), Luka Potocar (SLO)

Rowing

Venue: Munich Olympic Regatta Centre

Schedule:

11:05 LWT Men's Pair Final A

11:16 Lightweight Men's Single Sculls Final A

11:32 Lightweight Women's Single Sculls Final A

11:48 PR2 Mixed Double Sculls Final A

12:05 PR3 Mixed Coxed Four Final A

12:22 Lightweight Men's Double Sculls Final A

12:39 Lightweight Women's Double Sculls Final A

12:55 Men's Double Sculls Final A

13:10 Lightweight Women's Quadruple Sculls Final A

13:26 Women's Single Sculls Final A

13:44 Women's Eight Final A

14:00 Men's Single Sculls Final A

Athletes to watch: Valentina Rodini (ITA), Federica Cesarini (ITA), Stefanos Ntouskos (GRE), Kjetil Borch (NOR), Oliver Zeidler (GER), Karolien Florijn (NED), Magdalena Lobnig (AUT), Valent Sinkovic (CRO) Martin Sinkovic (CRO)

Cycling Track

Venue: Messe Munchen

Schedule:

19:11 Women’s Points Race 25km Final

19:50: Men’s Sprint – Race 1

20:06 Men’s Elimination Race final

20:28: Men’s Sprint – Race 2

20:44: Men’s Sprint – Decider

Athletes to watch Harrie Lavreysen (NED), Lotte Kopecky (BEL)

Day 5 – Monday 15 August 2022 - Medal events

The fifth day of the European Championships 2022 promises to deliver 14 continental titles, including the very first athletics gold medals. In sport climbing is the day of both men's and women's speed finals: who will be the fastest to climb the 15-metre wall?

Athletics

Venue: Marathon Course/Olympiastadion

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

10:30 Marathon Women’s Final

11:30 Marathon Men’s Final

20:38 Shot Put Women’s Final

20:58 Shot Put Men’s Final

21:48 10000m Women’s Final

Athletes to watch: Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (ISR), Eilish McColgan (GBR)

Cycling Track

Venue: Messe Munchen

Schedule:

16:41 Men’s Individual Time Trial 1km Final

17:25 Women’s Sprint – Race 1

18:01 Women’s Sprint – Race 2

18:09 Women’s Omnium Points Race 20km

18:41 Women’s Sprint – Decider

18:45 Men’s Omnium Points Race 25km

Athletes to watch: Jeffrey Hoogland (NED), Lea Friedrich (GER), Mathilde Gros (FRA), Ethan Hayter (GBR)

Sport Climbing

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

15:30 Women's Speed Final

15:45 Men's Speed Final

Athletes to watch: Aleksandra Miroslaw (POL), Aleksandra Kalucka (POL), Natalia Kalucka (POL), Ludovico Fossali (ITA), Erik Noya (ESP), Guillaume Moro (FRA)

Table Tennis

Venue: Rudi-Sedlmayer

Schedule:

19:20 Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match

Athletes to watch: Nina Mittelham-Dang Qiu (GER), Lubomir Pistej-Barbora Balazova (SVK), Simon Gauzy-Prithika Pavade (FRA), Alvaro Robles-Maria Xiao (ESP)

100m Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs
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Day 6 – Tuesday 16 August 2022 - Medal events

12 gold medals are at stake on day six: six of them will be assigned at the Olympiastadion where the main highlight will be the 100m men's and women's finals.

Athletics

Venue: Race Walk Course/Olympiastadion

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

08:30 35km Race Walk Women’s Final

08:30 35km Race Walk Men’s Final

20:27 Long Jump Men’s Final

21:02 Discus Throw Women’s Final

21:08 5000m Men’s Final

21:35 1500m Men’s Decathlon Final

22:15 100m Men’s Final

22:25 100m Women’s Final

Athletes to watch: Massimo Stano (ITA), Mitiadis Tentoglou (GRE), Jakob Ingebrigtsen (NOR), Marcell Jacobs (ITA), Dina Asher-Smith (GBR), Mujinga Kambundji (SUI), Kevin Mayer (FRA)

Cycling Track

Venue: Messe Munchen

Schedule:

16:50 Women’s Madison 30km Final

17:40 Women’s Keirin Final

17:58 Men’s Keirin Final

18:11 Men’s Madison 50km Final

Athletes to watch: Lea Friedrich (GER), Jeffrey Hoogland (NED)

Day 7 – Wednesday 17 August 2022 - Medal events

The sport climbing's combined event, which will be featuring at Paris 2024, will provide two of the 10 medals available on day seven. Olympic champion Pedro Pichardo and bronze world medallist Matthew Hudson-Smith will also be in action in the triple jump and 400m event, respectively.

Athletics

Venue: Olympiastadion

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

20:00 Pole Vault Women’s Final

20:15 Triple Jump Men’s Final

21:05 Hammer Throw Women’s Final

21:43 400m Men’s Final

22:02 400m Women’s Final

22:22 110 Hurdles Men’s Final

Athletes to watch: Pedro Pichardo (POR), Matthew Hudson-Smith (GBR), Asier Martinez (ESP)

Cycling road: Individual Time Trial events

Venue: Furstenfeldbruck-Furstenfeldbruck (24km)

Schedule:

14:00 Women's Individual Time Trial

17:30 Men's Individual Time Trial

Athletes to watch: Yves Lampaert (BEL), Ellen van Dijk (NED)

Sport Climbing

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

15:00 Women's Boulder & Lead Final: Boulder round

17:00 Women's Boulder & Lead Final: Lead round

Athletes to watch: Jessica Pilz (AUT), Mia Krampl (SLO)

Malaika Mihambo celebrates winning gold in the Women's Long Jump Final at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Picture by Getty Images

Day 8 – Thursday 18 August 2022 - Medal events

11 medals are up for the taking on day eight: Olympic and world long jump champion Malaika Mihambo will bid for her second straight European title in front of the home crowd, while in the men's 1,500m it will be another showdown between recently crowned world champion Jake Wightman and Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Jakob Ingebrigtsen, who won silver in Oregon.

Artistic Gymnastics: Men's All Around

Venue: Olympiahalle

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

10:00 Subdivision 1

13:53 Subdivision 2

17:07 Subdivision 3

Athletes to watch: Nicola Bartolini (ITA), Illia Kovtun (UKR), Ahmet Onder (TUR)

Athletics

Venue: Olympiastadion

Schedule:

20:05 High Jump Men’s Final

20:10 Hammer Throw Men’s Final

20:58 Long Jump Women’s Final

21:05 1500m Men’s Final

21:25 5000m Women’s Final

21:55 800m Women’s Heptathlon Final

Athletes to watch: Marco Tamberi (ITA), Andriy Protsenko (UKR), Malaika Mihambo (GER), Jake Wightman (GBR), Jakob Ingebrigtsen (NOR), Mohamed Katir (ESP)

Sport Climbing

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

15:00 Men's Boulder & Lead Final: Boulder round

17:00 Men's Boulder & Lead Final: Lead round

Athletes to watch: Yannick Flohe (GER), Philipp Martin (GER)

Table Tennis

Venue: Rudi-Sedlmayer

Schedule:

18:10 Men's Doubles Gold Medal Match

19:00 Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match

Athletes to watch: Nina Mittelham-Sabine Winter (GER), Mattias Falck-Kristian Karlsson (SWE)

Thomas Pidcock celebrates winning the gold medal while holding the flag of his country during the Men's Cross-country race at Tokyo 2020.
Picture by 2021 Getty Images

Day 9 – Friday 19 August 2022 - Medal events

20 gold medal events will take place on day nine. The men's mountain bike cross-country race will see Olympic champions Tom Pidcock go for the his first European crown, while Dina Asher-Smith will be one of the favourites of the 200m final at the Olympiastadion.

Athletics

Venue: Olympiastadion

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

20:20 Discus Throw Men’s Final

20:45 1500m Women’s Final

20:55 Triple Jump Women’s Final

21:00 3000m Steeplechase Men’s Final

21:20 200m Men’s Final

21:45 400m Hurdles Women’s Final

22:00 400m Hurdles Men’s Final

22:22 200m Women’s Final

Athletes to watch: Tom Pidcock (GBR), Mathias Fluckiger (SUI), Lars Forster (SUI), Viktor Koretzky (France).

Cycling Mountain Bike

Venue: Mountain Bike Cross-country course at Olympic Park

Schedule:

17:00 Men's Cross-country Race

Athletes to watch: Tom Pidcock (GBR), Nino Schurter (SUI), Vlad Dascalu (ROU), David Valero Serrano (ESP)

Canoe Sprint

Venue: Olympic Regatta Centre

Schedule:

14:22 Men’s K4 1000m Final A

14:31 Women’s K2 1000m Final A

14:47 Men’s C2 1000m Final A

15:02 Women’s C1 500m Final A

15:16 Men’s K1 500m Final A

16:06 Women’s VL3 200m Final A

16:11 Men’s VL3 200m Final A

16:16 Women’s VL2 200m Final A

16:21 Men’s VL2 200m Final A

16:26 Women’s VL1 200m Final A

16:31 Men’s VL1 200m Final A

Athletes to watch: Liam Heath (GBR), Manfredi Rizza (ITA), Sandor Totka (HUN)

Day 10 – Saturday 20 August 2022 - Medal events

A whopping 23 medals are available on the penultimate day of competition. Mondo Duplantis is expected to be the star of the night in the men's pole vault event, while Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Jolanda Neff will chase her fifth individual European title in the women's MTB event.

Artistic Gymnastics: Men's Team Final

Venue: Olympiahalle

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

14:45 - Men's team final

Teams to watch: Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Ukraine

Athletics

Venue: Race Walk course/Olympiastadion

Schedule:

8:30 20km Race Walk Men’s Final

10:15 20km Race Walk Women’s Final

20:05 Pole Vault Men’s Final

20:15 800m Women’s Final

20:25 Javelin Throw Women’s Final

21:15 4x400m Relay Men’s Final

21:45 4x400m Relay Women’s final

22:13 3000m Steeplechase Women’s Final

Athletes to watch: Mondo Duplantis (SWE), Keely Hodgkinson (GBR)

Beach Volleyball

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

18:30 Women's Gold Medal Match

Athletes to watch: Svenja Muller-Cinja Tillman (GER)

Cycling Mountain Bike

Venue: Mountain Bike Cross-country course at Olympic Park

Schedule:

12:00 Women's Cross-country Race

Athletes to watch: Jolanda Neff (SUI), Sina Frei (SUI), Pauline Ferrand-Prevot (FRA), Loana Lecomte (FRA)

Canoe Sprint

Venue: Olympic Regatta Centre

Schedule:

12:51 Men’s C1 1000m Final A

13:00 Men’s K1 1000m Final A

13:16 Women’s K2 500m Final A

13:30 Women’s C2 500m Final A

13:45 Men’s K4 500m Final A

14:20 Women’s K1 200m Final A

14:28 Men’s C1 200m Final A

14:35 Men’s K2 200m Final A

15:52 Men’s C1 5000m Final A

16:25 Men K1 5000m Final A

17:05 Women’s K1 5000m Final A

17:45 Women’s C1 5000m Final A

Athletes to watch: Martin Fuksa (CZE), Fernando Pimenta (POR), Teresa Portela (POR), Emma Jorgensen (DEN)

Day 11 – Sunday 21 August 2022 - Medal events

The last day of the European Championships will feature six sports for a total of 35 gold medals.

Olympic and World champions Anders Mol and Christian Sorum are expected to feature in the men's beach volleyball final as they seek their fifth continental title.

Olympic floor gold medallist Artem Dolgopyat of Israel will be one of the stars performing at the Olympiahalle in the artistic gymnastics' apparatus finals, while the table tennis singles gold medals will also be awarded.

Artistic Gymnastics: Apparatus Finals

Venue: Olympiahalle

Schedule (All times are in Central European Summer Time. UTC+2):

13:45 Men's Floor Exercise Final

14:23 Men's Pommel Horse Final

15:01 Men's Rings Final

15:39 Men's Vault Final

16:18 Men's Parallel Bars Final

16:57 Men's Horizontal Bar Final

Athletes to watch: Nicola Bartolini (ITA), Joe Fraser (GBR), Rhys McClenaghan (IRL), Eleftherios Petrounias (GRE), Artem Dolgopyat (ISR)

Cycling road: Women's road race

Venue: Landsberg am Lech-Munich (129.8km)

Schedule:

11:30 Women's road race

Athletes to watch: Elisa Balsamo (ITA), Lorena Wiebes (NED)

Table Tennis

Venue: Rudi-Sedlmayer

Schedule:

14:30 Women's Singles Gold Medal Match

16:00 Men's Singles Gold Medal Match

Athletes to watch: Timo Boll (GER), Dimitrij Ovtcharov (GER), Truls Moregardh (SWE), Shan Xiaona (GER)

Athletics

Venue: Olympiastadion

Schedule:

19:05 High Jump Women’s Final

19:40 800m Men’s Final

19:50 Javelin Throw Men’s Final

20:00 10000m Men’s Final

20:45 100m Hurdles Women’s Final

21:12 4x100m Relay Men’s Final

21:22 4x100m Relay Women’s Final

Athletes to watch: Yaroslava Mahuchikh (UKR), Elena Vallortigara (ITA), Jakub Vadlejch (CZE)

Canoe Sprint

Venue: Olympic Regatta Centre

Schedule:

09:06 Women’s KL3 200m Final A

09:11 Men’s KL3 200m Final A

09:16 Women’s KL2 200m Final A

09:21 Men’s KL2 200m Final A

09:26 Women’s KL1 200m Final A

09:31 Men’s KL1 200m Final A

11:06 Women’s K1 1000m Final A

11:15 Men’s K2 1000m Final A

11:30 Men’s C1 500m Final A

11:44 Women’s C2 200m Final A

11:58 Men’s C2 200m Final A

12:12 Women’s K2 200m Final A

13:21 Women’s K1 500m Final A

13:29 Men’s C2 500m Final A

13:43 Men’s K2 500m Final A

13:57 Women’s C1 200m Final A

14:11 Men’s K1 200m Final A

14:26 Women’s K4 500m Final A

Athletes to watch: Anna Pulawska (POL) Liudmyla Luzan (UKR), Karoline Naja (POL), Danuta Kozak (HUN) Dora Bodonyi (HUN)

Beach Volleyball

Venue: Konigsplatz

Schedule:

17:30 Men's Gold Medal Match

Athletes to watch: Anders Mol-Christian Sorum (NOR)

How to watch the European Championships Munich 2022

For a detailed full schedule of the event, check out the official website here. Please note the schedule is subject to change.

The event will be available for television broadcast and livestream coverage in various regions. Further streaming details can be found on the Munich 2022 app.

You can also follow all the action via our social media and on Olympics.com.

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