UK Records

How many medals have Great Britain and England won in European Championships?

1965 was the year Britain won their first European medals as Tony Blanchett and Terry Sullivan took doubles Gold then Rhodda Brewer, Gillian Hunt, Sue Bland, Muz Budge, Pip Care won the ladies Team Gold. To cap off a great championships Tony Blanchet claimed a Masters Silver medal.

Fast forward to 2017 and we find Great Britain and England have won a total of

61 Medals, 21 Gold, 18 Silver ,22 bronze

European Championship Medals – Men

1965 Birmingham, England – Gold Doubles Tony Blanchett and Terry Sullivan Silver Masters Tony Blanchett

1969 Copenhagen, Denmark – Gold Team(5) Brian Michaels, Tony Samuels, Bernie Caterer, Terry Sullivan, Dave Pond. Bronze Team(8) Bobby Mansfield, Clive Thomas, Bernie Caterer, Dave Pond, terry Sullivan, Brian Michaels, Brian Wilkes, Tony Samuels

1973 Dublin, Ireland – Silver Team(5) Paul Scottow, Les Sher, Bernie Caterer, Ralston Reid, Tommy Marshall
Bronze Team(8) Bernie Caterer, Paul Scottow, Dave Staples, Tommy Marshall, Ralston Reid, Eric Butcher, Garry Bugden, Peter Stoye

1977 Helsinki, Finland – Bronze Team(8) Ralston Reid, Del Delany, Alan Fawcett, Tommy Marshall, Roger Creamer, Phil Jones, Geoff Buck, Gerry Bugden

1993 Malmo, Sweden – Silver Singles Paul Delany

1997 Nottingham, England – Bronze Doubles Steve Thornton and Wayne Greenall

2001 Aalborg, Denmark – Gold Team(5) Steve Thornton, Nick Frogett, Jon Zadel, Chris Snashell, Scott Allison, Ron Oldfield

2007 Vienna, Austria Bronze All Events Darren Cundy. Bronze Masters Mike Quarry. Silver Trios Dom Barrett, Darren Cundy, Mike Quarry

2009 Aalborg, Denmark Gold Masters Dom Barrett. Silver All Events Dom Barrett. Bronze Doubles Dom Barrett and Stuart Williams. Bronze Trios Stuart Williams, Dom Barrett, Matt Chamberlain. Bronze Team(5) Stuart Williams, Dom Barrett, Matt Chamberlain, John Wells, Matt Miller, Mike Quarry

2012 Vienna, Austria – Silver Team(5) Mike Quarry, Rat Teece, Matt Miller, Stuart Williams, John Wells, Matt Chamberlain. Bronze Doubles Matt Miller and Ray Teece. Bronze Trios Mike Quarry, Ray Teece, Matt Miller

2015 Aalborg, Denmark – Silver Team(5) Adam Cairns, Paul Moor, John Wells, Chris Oates, Leon Devlin, Darren Cundy. Bronze Singles Adam Cairns

2016 Brussels, Belgium – Silver Singles John Wells

24 Medals, 4 Gold, 9 Silver, 11 Bronze
European Championship Medals – Women

1965 Birmingham, England – Gold Team(5) Rhodda Brewer, Gillian Hunt, Sue Bland, Muz Budge, Pip Care

1969 Copenhagen, Denmark – Gold Team(5) Dolly Mills, Joan Primmer, Margaret Shaw, Audrey Tew, Pauline Thompson. Gold Doubles Margaret Shaw and Audrey Tew

1973 Dublin, Ireland – Gold Team(5) Carole Cuthbert, Ena Prattley(Robinson), Janet Morrison, Margaret Shaw, Hilda Clifford

1977 Helsinki, Finland – Silver Masters Pauline Bowry (Buck)

1985 Vienna, Austria Gold All events Meg Shaw. Silver Singles Meg Shaw
Silver Team(5) Judy Robins(Howlett), Gina Wardle, Shelagh Leonnard, Sue Megson, Meg Shaw, Gill Wandless. Bronze Doubles Judy Robins(Howlett) and Sue Megson

1993 Malmo, Sweden Gold Doubles Tina Darvill and Pauline Smith(Buck). Gold Team(5) Judy Howlett, Shelagh Leonnard, Tina Darvill Kim Coote(Oakley), Pauline Smith(Buck), Emma Barlow. Silver All Events Pauline Smith(Buck).

1997 Nottingham, England – Silver Trios Gemma Burden, Jo Harris(Cundy), Pauline Buck Bronze All Events Jo Harris(Cundy). Bronze Masters Jo Harris(Cundy). Bronze Team(5) Jo Harris(Cundy), Nikki Harvey, Pauline Buck, Kim Oakley, Kirsten Penny, Gemma Burden

2001 Aalborg, Denmark – Gold Masters Kirsten Penny Gold All Events Kirsten Penny. Gold Doubles Kirsten Penny and Lisa john. Gold Trios Lisa John, Zara Glover, Kirsten Penny. Silver Masters Zara Glover. Bronze All Events Jo Harris(Cundy). Bronze Team(5) Donna Adams, Ann Smith, Lisa John, Zara Glover, Kirsten Penny, Lisa Gardner

2006 Boblington, Germany – Gold All Events Fiona Banks. Gold Trios Jemma Smith, Katie Jowsey, Fiona Banks
Bronze Doubles Katie Jowsey and Fiona Banks

2010 Riga, Latvia – Gold Trios Nicki Ainge, Hayley White, Lisa John. Bronze Masters Hayley White
Bronze Doubles Hayley White and Lisa John. Bronze Team(5) Nicki Ainge, Hayley White, Lisa John, Laura Ivory, Jemma Smith, Faye Elkington.

2012 Vienna, Austria Gold Team(5) Autumn Chamberlain, Hayley Rumkee, Jenny Billingham, Hayley White, Lisa John, Katrina Maciver. Silver Doubles Autumn Chamberlain and Hayley Rumkee

2014 Berlin, Germany Gold Team(5) Jo Allsebrook, Autumn Chamberlain, Hayley Rumkee, Lisa John, Hayley White, Danni Hopcroft. Silver Masters Lisa John. Bronze Singles Lisa John

2016 Brussels, Belgium Gold Singles Keira Reay. Silver Trios Hayley Rumkee, Keira Reay, Lisa John

37 Medals, 17 Gold, 9 Silver, 11 Bronze

Total Men and Women:
61 Medals, 21 Gold, 18 Silver ,22 bronze

List compiled by David Grainger – UK Tenpin Hall of Fame Chairman