European Athletics Reveal 8 Bidding Cities for Major Events

March 2, 2011

European Athletics has announced that a total of eight cities have submitted their bids for the 2016 European Athletics Championships, pills 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships and the 2013 European Cross Country Championships.

The 2016 European Athletics Championships is subject of interest from Split, Amsterdam, Bydgoszcz and Istanbul after submitting their bids for the flagship event.

Prague, Belgrade and Istanbul have submitted their bids to host the 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships. The deadline for submission of the bids was Monday 28 February.

Meanwhile the cities of Belgrade, Antalya and Dudince have also submitted bids to host the 2013 European Cross Country Championships.

Christian Milz, Director General of European Athletics, stated: “These championships along with the SPAR European Team Championships are our most important events and a vital platform for European Athletics to communicate our messages and values across the continent, so it is very encouraging for us to receive such high quality bids.”