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Russia’s team tops medal standings of 2018 European Championships

Russia has won 31 gold, 19 silver and 16 bronze medals

GLASGOW /the United Kingdom/, August 12. /TASS/. Russia’s national team tops the overall medals standings of the 2018 European Championships, with 66 medals.

Russia has won 31 gold, 19 silver and 16 bronze medals to be awarded the European Championships Trophy, a 650mm tall and 400mm wide cup on a 22-carat gold footing.

Second is Britain’s team, with 71 medals, of which 24 are gold, 25 are silver, and 22 are bronze.

Six sets of medals are yet to be contested at the championships but it is obvious already now that Britons will not be able to challenge Russia’s lead.

The 2018 European Championship is the first multi-sport event uniting different European championships and is held between August 2 and 12 in Scotland’s Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as in Germany’s Berlin.

The European multi-event championship include competitions in such sports as swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, track cycling, road cycling, mountain biking, BMX, rowing and triathlon, artistic gymnastics, athletics, diving, golf.