31. August 2021

Judokas tested the Sports hall Štiavničky

EYOF has had another test event. Judokas from Slovakia and other countries took part in the 37th Slovak National Uprising International Judo Tournament, which was also the 11th edition of the Zoltán Pálkovács Memorial, at the Sports hall Štiavničky. Home fighters from VŠC Dukla Banská Bystrica were also successful at the tournament. The winner of […]

23. August 2021

Tennis and judo players will test infrastructure readiness for EYOF

Sports venues in Banská Bystrica will undergo readiness tests in the coming weeks ahead of the 2022 European Youth Olympic Festival. For the organisers, they will be an important source of knowledge about the state of the infrastructure ahead of the biggest multi-sport event in Slovakia’s history. After a year-long break, the SNP Judo Tournament […]

26. July 2021

One year after Tokyo, Slovakia will welcome EYOF 2022

Exactly one year from now, Banská Bystrica will welcome young athletes from 50 European countries to the international sporting event EYOF 2022. From 24 to 30 July 2022, sports grounds will come alive not only in Banská Bystrica, but also in Zvolen, Detva, Slovenska Ľupča and Badín. Slovakia will be the host country of a […]

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Dear Friends,

I want to invite you to a place that has its charm. Even though it is tiny, it hides huge potential. I would like to invite you to a country where fewer people live than in New York City, but it gave the world a pop art father, an inventor of a parachute or a flying car. And athletes like Peter Sagan or Zdeno Chára. I invite you to a country that hides love in its name. And since love is born in the heart, I invite you to the heart of this country. And do you know why? Because the city is located in the heart of Slovakia and it is close to everywhere. Because it is a city of Olympic champions and worldfamous athletes.

Football player Marek Hamšík, biathlete Anastasia Kuzminová and race walker Matej Tóth, these sports stars are at home in Banská Bystrica. And I invite all of you, the future sports stars to Banská Bystrica in 2022. I believe you will be enchanted. We are a picturesque city in the middle of the mountains, with the most beautiful square and city center of all Slovak towns.

Come to the heart of Europe in 2022. We are all looking forward to seeing you in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. In 2017 we proudly received the title of the European City of Sport and in 2022 we will proudly carry the torch of the European Youth Olympic Festival. You are all invited.


Mayor of the City of Banská Bystrica

President of the Organising Committee EYOF 2022 Banská Bystrica

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