France claimed a podium sweep in the men's triathlon at the European Championships ©Getty Images

France claimed a clean sweep in the men’s triathlon race on day three of the European Championships in Munich, Germany.

Gold went to Leo Bergere, who won by eight seconds from compatriot Pierre Le Corre, who took silver.

The French podium was completed by Dorian Coninx, who finished 15 seconds behind the race winner.

In the opening swim phase of the race at the Olympia-Schwimmhalle, the fastest time was registered by Hungarian Mark Devay, who went on to finish in 12th place.

Following the bike phase, a 12-man group, featuring all three eventual medallists, were together.

Bergere pulled clear during the run finishing the race in a time of 1hr 41min 09sec, with Coninx claiming the final podium spot by six seconds from fourth-placed Csongor Lehmann of Hungary.

Belgium’s Jelle Geens finished in fifth place in the overall standings, 30 seconds behind Bergere.

Elsewhere, Italy claimed the women’s artistic gymnastics team title at the Olympiahalle.

Gymnasts competed across four pieces of apparatus in the final - vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor - with the Italian line-up of Angela Andreoli, Alice D’Amato, Asia D’Amato, Martina Maggio and Giorgia Villa scoring 165.163.

Alice D'Amato was part of the Italian team to win women's team artistic gymnastics gold at the European Championships ©Getty Images
Alice D'Amato was part of the Italian team to win women's team artistic gymnastics gold at the European Championships ©Getty Images

The top individual score for an Italian during the final came courtesy of Alice D’Amato, who scored 14.633 on uneven bars.

The silver medals went to Britain whose line-up of Georgia-Mae Fenton, Alice Kinsella, Jessica Gadirova, Jennifer Gadirova and Ondine Achampong, scored 161.164.

Two British gymnasts registered a joint best individual score for the team - with Kinsella scoring 14.000 on uneven bars and Jessica Gadirova scoring the same total on the vault.

The podium was completed by Germany’s line-up of Kim Bui, Elisabeth Seitz, Pauline Schaefer-Betz, Sarah Voss and Emma Leonie Malewski, who scored 158.430.

Voss claimed the top individual score for a German gymnast, scoring 14.333 on the vault.

Two sport climbing finals also took place at the Konigsplatz, with Olympic champion Janja Garnbret of Slovenia winning the women’s lead event with a score of 50+ and a time of 0.56 seconds.

Silver went to Austria’s Jessica Pilz with a score of 45+, in a time of 4min 46sec, with bronze to France’s Manon Hily, with a score of 41+, and a time of 4:41.

In the men's boulder final, Nicolai Uznik of Australia edged France's Sam Avezou to the gold medal.

Uznik scored 49.6 to Avezou's 49.5

Adam Ondra of the Czech Republic bagged bronze with a score of 49.0.