A few weeks before the 18th European Team Championship (ETCC 2011) and it’s a good opportunity to see the past winners of this event:
As seen above, up to 1992 the ETCC was always won by the ex-USSR but from 1997 the title has been won by other European countries as well: Russia, England, Armenia, Netherlands and Azerbaijan had all a “gold” title!
In the women’s event (it started in 1992) only Russia has won the title twice, and both of them in the last 2 events! All the past winners:
Wikipedia has the very interesting history of the ETCC since 1957, including details such as silver and bronze winners and their team compositions:
Which European countries will win the titles in 2011? A little more patience and we will see it live from Porto Carras!