We are only 10 days from the great athletic emotions at the Silesian Stadium, where 8 teams will compete for the title of the best team of Europe.
European Athletics Team Championships Silesia 2021 will be held on 29-30 May at the Silesian Stadium. The event will be open to the public. The stands will accommodate 7 600 spectators. Entrance is free of charge! Entry to the stadium will be possible through gates no. 2, 3 and 5 (29 May from 14:00, 30 May from 11:30). Fans will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis until the limit is reached.
– This is the moment we have been eagerly looking forward to for many months. In just 10 days the fans of the Queen of Sport will again witness a magnificent show with the participation of European stars. Nothing can replace the emotions that accompany fans while watching live sport rivalry. I believe that the support from the stands will be an additional motivator for the athletes to achieve record results. This is what I would like to wish all teams participating in the championships – Jakub Chełstowski, Marshal of the Śląskie Province, says.
Teams from France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Ukraine and Poland will appear at the National Athletics Stadium. Great Britain and Spain announced teams for European Athletics Team Championships. Athletes will compete in the following events: hammer throw, discus throw, javelin throw, shot put, pole vault, high jump, long jump, triple jump, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m races, 100m, 110m, 400m hurdles, 3000m steeplechase and 4x100m and 4x400m relays.
The ambassadors of European Athletics Team Championships Silesia 2021 are Anita Włodarczyk, Justyna Święty-Ersetic, Ewa Swoboda and Paweł Fajdek.
– For several months I have been preparing intensively for the athletics season and I can’t wait for the first starts. Before us is one of the most prestigious events, namely the European Team Championships. Many times I had the opportunity to perform at the National Athletics Stadium and I admit that this is a facility which fosters achieving good sporting results. I hope that as a team we will repeat the success from two years ago and defend the title of the Team Champion of the Continent – Anita Włodarczyk, Olympic champion in hammer throw, Ambassador of the European Athletics Team Championships, says.
The last advanced works connected with preparing the facility to host the championships are being carried out at the Silesian Stadium.
– I can confidently say that this year the Silesian Stadium is the busiest athletics venue in the world. Before us is the second of four international events, which will take place within just a few months. At this stage of preparations, we are finalizing the last details so that on 29 and 30 May, the best teams from our continent could present their excellent form to the spectators and provide them with unforgettable experiences – Bartłomiej Kowalski, CEO of the European Athletics Team Championships Silesia 2021, says.
All the most important information and interesting facts about the competition can be followed on the official website dedicated to the event www.silesia21.com and on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).
The competitors participating in the European Athletics Team Championships will be cheered on by a unique team of animal mascots, including: Maji the cheetah, Sprinter the ostrich, Julian the lemur and Lunani the giraffe.
PKN ORLEN is the National Partner of the European Athletics Team Championships Silesia 2021. The Partner of the European Athletics Team Championships Silesia 2021 is Totalizator Sportowy, the owner of the LOTTO brand. The National Partner of the European Athletics Team Championships Silesia 2021 is Węglokoks S.A.
The organization of the European Athletics Team Championships has been financially supported by the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sports.
Stadion Śląski Sp. z o.o.