News 2017-12-28T12:38:04+01:00

Record Number of Countries and Athletes

ŠAMORÍN, December 11, 2017 – Final facts from Sunday’s 24th European Cross Country Championships which took place at x-bionic® sphere, Šamorín: NUMBER OF COUNTRIES: 37 (RECORD of EC) Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia a Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgary, Croatia, Czech republic, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, [...]

Filip Ingebrigtsen caught a cold, won’t appear at EC

ŠAMORÍN, December 7, 2017 – Health issues do not trouble only Slovak team (Peter Ďurec, the leader of Slovak’s men team, had to refuse his appearance because od Achilles tendom pain), but the Norwegian team, too. Filip Ingebrigtsen, current middle-distance-running for 1500 metres champion from Amsterdam, will not start at [...]

Stars and Vlček, silver kayaker from Rio, on EC

ŠAMORÍN, December 6, 2017 – Historically first athletic championships in Slovakia will happen in four days. In modern sports complex x-bionic® sphere in Šamorín, the best European runners will compete for medal on 24th European Cross Country Championships. „In the end of last week, when European Athletics (EA) definitely [...]

Šamorín’s EC will be broadcasted by BBC

ŠAMORÍN, December 6, 2017 – Hictorically first European athletics championships happening in Slovakia, Sunday’s 24th European Cross Country Championships taking place in sports complex x-bionic® sphere in Šamorín, will be broadcasted by various prestigious public television, who are members of European Broadcasting Union (EBU).  The competition of the Europe’s best [...]

The Ingebrigtsens Brothers Are Coming to Šamorín

ŠAMORÍN, November 29, 2017 – One day before the final deadline of nominations for 24th European Cross Country Championships taking place on December 10 in Šamorín, interesting names appeared on the list. In the 12-members Norwegian team we can find the top-class Ingebrigtsens brothers Jakob, Filip, and Henrik. The youngest, [...]

Triathlete Varga Will Appeare on the EC, After All

BRATISLAVA, November 27, 2017 – In the final nomination of Slovakia for 24th European Cross Country Championships in Šamorín, approved by Slovak Athletic Federation’s Executive Committee, there are 21 runners and 2 stand-ins for mixed relay. 18 of them got the nomination thanks to fulfilled nomination criteria, and besides [...]

Romanians are coming too, they are sending 19 runners

BRATISLAVA,  November 7  – The number of countries that are planning to send runners for 24th European Cross Country Championships in Šamorín, has climbed up to forty. On Tuesday, Romania unexpectedly joined the list of registered countries, even though they had not showed the interest before until the deadline of [...]

“Sajfa” and Thriathlete Rišo Varga Are the Ambassadors

BRATISLAVA, October 10, 2017 - The Slovak Athletic Federation organized an exceptionally successful World Half Marathon Championships in Košice 1997, three European Race Walking Cups in Dudince (1998, 2001, 2013) and Banská Bystrica hosted European Athletics Team Championships of the the lower categories for six times. On December 10th, the [...]

At the Cross Country Europeans more than 550 runners

BRATISLAVA, September 27, 2017 - Slovak colours at the 24th European Cross Country Championships in Šamorín on December 10, with 556 runners from pre-registered 35 countries, should represent 15 to 20 runners. Slovak Athletic Federation plans to occupy all six individual competitions. A start in the new Championships discipline, [...]

A record number of participants is heading to Samorin

BRATISLAVA, September 21, 2017 - Almost 800 participants are preparing for this year's most important sport event in Slovakia - the 24th European Cross Country Championship in x-bionic® sphere in Šamorín on December 10th. European Athletics (EA) had recently closed preliminary applications. At the Championship, 555 runners from 34 [...]