Men’s teams

Serbia
Spain
Croatia
Italy
Greece
Montenegro
Russia
Hungary
Georgia
Slovakia
Romania
Turkey
Germany
France
Malta
Netherlands

Group A

Croatia
Montenegro
Slovakia
Germany

Group B

Serbia
Russia
Romania
Netherlands

Group C

Spain
Hungary
Turkey
Malta

Group D

Italy
Greece
Georgia
France

Team intros

At the Europeans Spain is a regular participant since 1954, missing only the 1962 edition

The Turks debuted in 1966 at the Europeans, finished 16th, returned in 1991, got the

Italy, the reigning world champion, has always belonged to the continental powerhouses. They joined the

France was one of the ruling nations in the early stages: they were Olympic champions

The Netherlands captured one title at the men’s Europeans, it dates back to 1950. There,

Romania entered the scene in 1962 and immediately joined the ‘higher circles’ by finishing 5th.

After becoming an independent country, the Croats won their first medal in 1999 at the

Soon after gaining independence, Montenegro won the European title at its very first try in