Joint european CHAMPIONSHIP with seven sports at the beginning of August 2018 held
The data for the combined european CHAMPIONSHIP in 2018 have been announced. The European championships in the sports of athletics, swimming, cycling, gymnastics, golf, rowing and the triathlon will take place from Thursday 2 to Sunday 12 August.
The overarching European Championships Board on Wednesday in Geneva, the game schedule is determined. It is for the first time in history that the EK’s of these seven major olympic sports taking place simultaneously.
The european CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics will be held in Berlin, the other six european CHAMPIONSHIPS take place in Glasgow. In the summer of 2022 is preferably a single city or region the place of the action.
“We believe in the power of the bundles and are confident that the sport will benefit by the bringing together of all these championships,” said vice-president Svein Arne Hansen of the ECB.
An estimated 3000 athletes travel in August 2018 to the Scottish city of Glasgow. The EK swimming includes excellent tactical and technical skills, diving, synchronised swimming and openwaterzwemmen. For that last part, jump the swimmers in Loch Lomond.
The cycling consists of four separate CHAMPIONSHIPS, namely: road, track, BMX and mountain bike. Golf takes the form of a competition on the famous course of Gleneagles.