PARIS 2020 EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS: SCHEDULE RELEASED
ATHLETES WILL COMPETE ON MONDO SPORTFLEX SUPER X 720
With just over 250 days to go until the Paris 2020 European Athletics Championships, Aug. 25-30, the competition schedule has been released and can be viewed on the European Athletics website page.
The championships will begin at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25, with an afternoon of heats and qualifying at the Charléty Stadium, followed by an Opening Ceremony to be held at 8:00 p m.
After the 2020 Olympics (the Athletics portion is expected to run July 31-Aug. 8) in which athletes will vie for medals on MONDOTRACK WS (already installed at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo), athletes expected for the European Championships (1,400 in all representing 51 nations) will compete again on a Mondo track:Sportflex Sup er X 720.
The track was installed at Charléty Stadium last July for the Meeting de Paris, which is part of the Diamond League circuit. Karsten Warholm, 400m hurdles, who competed on the track, said the track “was very fast.” Read his comments here.