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The desition about holding the European Cross Country Championships in Šamorín, the first European Athletics Championships in Slovakia, was made in Frankfurt am Main November 9, 2015.

Slovakia will have again the opportunity to welcome athletic elite exactly twenty years since the World Half Marathon Championships in Košice, which is still considered to be one of the best in history by The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Šamorín won over Dublin in the voting of Board members of the European Athletics (EA) about candidacy for the European Cross Country Championships on Monday, November 9, 2015.

TIMETABLE 10. 12. 2017

08:45                     Opening Ceremony
09:00                     U20 Women Race
09:25                      U20 Men Race
09:55                      U23 Women race
10:35                       U23 Men race
11:15                         Senior Women Race
11:55                        Senior Men race
12:30 – 12:35        VC Senior W individual
12:35 – 12:42        VC Senior W team
12:45 – 12:50        VC Senior M individual
12:50 – 13:57         VC Senior M team
13:00 – 13:05         Flag hand over

13:10                    Mixed Relay
13:40 – 13:45     VC U20 Women Individual
13:45 – 13:52     VC U20 W team
13:55 – 14:02     VC Mixed Relay
14:05 – 14:10     VC U20 Men individual
14:10 – 14:17      VC U20 M team
14:20 – 14:25     VC U23 Men individual
14:25 – 14:32     VC U23 M team
14:35 – 14:40     VC U23 Women individual
14:40 – 14:47     VC U23 W team
14:52 – 15:17       Mass participation race
15:20                    VC Mass participation Race


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Spend your free moments enjoying sports and relax in the largest multifunctional resort, x-bionic® sphere in Šamorín. Covering a total area of more than 1 000 000 m2, the x-bionic® sphere offers professional conditions for 27 Olympic sport disciplines. In the summer of 2016, x-bionic® sphere became the official Olympic training centre in Slovakia.

Children and adults from 0 to 99 years of age can visit AdventureLand – a multi-functional and educative outdoor playground. Discover its amphitheatre for children, climbing frames, swings, obstacles, as well as stalls designed to enhance the development of motor skills and resourcefulness for toddlers. Special thematic animated events are available for children every weekend.

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President                                         Peter Korčok
Vice President                                Ladislav Asványi
Vice President                                Juraj Bača
Vice President                                Gabriel Bárdos
SAF Event Co-Ordinator             Vladimír Gubrický
Competition Management       Marcel Matanin
Event Management                     Marián Hammel
PR and Media Operations         Michaela Grendelová
Accreditation                                  Miloš Židík
Transportation                                Roman Hanzel
Accommodation                            Simona Švachová

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