European Athletics Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

The European Athletics Championships, which is one of the most popular sports event, scheduled for Paris in August this year, has become the latest sports event to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic after the cancellation of Tokyo Olympics. European Athletics Championships every year attracts huge sports lovers throughout Europe and United States making a greatest boom in hospitality and tourism sector. Not only, this sports event also generates huge tourism revenue to the country.

 

 

A local organising committee (LOC) and the French Athletics Federation (FFA) had been looking at ways to hold the event this year but the ongoing situation means the event at Charlety Stadium from 25-30 August has been scrapped. With Munich set to host the championships in 2022, it was decided against following the lead of the Olympics and World Championships and postponing the event by 12 months.

 

 

European Athletics interim president Dobromir Karamarinov said that it is with great regret that they announce the cancellation of the Paris 2020 European Athletics Championships.  The European Athletics Championships follows major sporting events such as Wimbledon and The Open to be mothballed this year.

 

 

 

 

 

The championships became the latest major sporting event to be cancelled or postponed by the pandemic with others including the Olympic Games, and soccer’s European Championship and Copa America, which have all been pushed back by one year.

 


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