European Athletics Championships Zurich 12th – 17th August

European Athletics Championships Zurich 12th – 17th August

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Weltklasse 2014 on 28th August at Letzigrund

European Athletics Championships Zurich

Zurich is hosting two great athletics event this Summer: the European Athletics Championships 2014 and Weltklasse 2014. The European Athletics Championships from the 12th – 17th August and as part of this exciting five-day event, the House of Switzerland has been constructed in the prime location of Sechseläutenplatz and during the event there will be two light shows each evening at 10pm and 11.15pm projecting on to the front of the Opera House.

House of Switzerland Sechseäutenplatz Zurich

As well as the key focus, which of course is the athletics at the Letzigrund, there will also be lots of additional entertainment too. Sunrise Avenue, DJ Bobo, Marc Sway, Eliana Burki and Freddy Nock will all be performing on stage.

Finally there will be not one, but two marathons taking place through the centre of Zurich – so there is plenty to see and do during the whole event. In total there will be more than 1,400 athletes taking part from 50 countries, competing for 47 titles. If you’re in Zurich make sure you don’t miss this great event.

For more information please visit the website.

Weltklasse 2014 on 28th August at Letzigrund

Usain Bolt Weltklasse Zurich

The next athletics event, Weltklasse 2014, takes place a little later on in the monthat the Letzigrund stadium on 28th August. This is the event where the champions of the European Athletics will face the rest of the world. The fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, will also be competing at the Weltklasse so mark your diaries for 28th August – it’s definitely going to be an exciting event! For more information on Weltklasse please see here.

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