80 European broadcasters present
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the umbrella organisation of free-to-air broadcasters in Europe, is the official broadcasting partner of the European Championships in Munich 2022. The event is to be made available to all sports enthusiasts within Europe. Representatives of about 80 European broadcasters were present. Among them: BBC (Great Britain), NRK (Norway), France Télévisions, NOS (Netherlands), SRG SSR (Switzerland), YLE (Finland), ARD and ZDF (Germany), SVT (Sweden), TVP (Poland), RAI (Italy), RTE (Ireland), RTVS Slovakia, VRT and RTBF (Belgium), TVE (Spain), Czech Television, HRT (Croatia), TRT (Turkey), DKDR (Denmark), RTP (Portugal), MTVA (Hungary) and RTV Slovenija (Slovenia). The LOC is in especially close contact with the public broadcasters from Germany.
The first edition of the European Championships in Glasgow and Berlin took place from 2 to 12 August 2018. The event provided a unique platform to highlight the Champions of Europe and offers athletes and spectators a recurring multi-sport event. A television audience of 1.4 billion people watched this inaugural edition on free-to-air channels in 44 territories across Europe and worldwide. Websites recorded 1.9 billion visits and social media reach was 945 million. The ambitious goal of Munich 2022 is to surpass these figures and put on an unforgettable event.