24 Sep 2021

23 countries compete at the 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship

Visitors to the 22nd FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship in Szeged, Hungary, were treated to stunning sights as 81 pilots from a total of 23 countries competed for the title of European Champion, between 13-18 September 2021. 

After 6 flights and 19 tasks the winners were declared as follows:


  1. Roman HUGI – SUI
  2. Stefan ZEBERLI – SUI

Nation ranking

  1. France
  2. Switzerland
  3. Germany

Szeged HAB Europeans 2021

The full results are available online and a selection of some of the fantastic photography from the event is available via our flickr channel

Header image: Balázs Papdi
Other image: László Tóth