Two test events will take place in Baská Bystrica this weekend

Saturday, 11 June 2022

One and a half months before the start of the European Youth Olympic Festival 2022 in Banská Bystrica, two sports venues, which will be the scene of fights at this multi-sports event for athletes from 14 to 18 years of age, will experience the test events.

Over the weekend, the city under the Urpín  mountain will compete in two out of ten sports, which will also be in the EYOF 2022 program. Both will be during the EYOF in the so-called the heart of the event – part of the Sports Park.

The Slovak Swimming Federation (SPF) will organise the Slovak Championship for older and younger students from Friday to Sunday (June 10-12, 2022). In the 50m and eight-lane pool, the swimming hopes of the years 2008 – 2009 (older boys), 2009 – 2010 (older girls), 2010 – 2011 (pupils girls) and 2011 – 2012 (pupils boys) will compete. Individual and relay races will be on the program. The winners of individual disciplines in each age category will receive the title of swimming champion of the Slovak Republic for the year 2022. On Friday and Saturday, the competition starts from 9.00 am and 3.30 pm, on Sunday only from 9.00 am.

The Slovak Athletics Association (SAZ) will organise the Slovak Youth Championships during two weekend days (June 11 – 12). In the youth category, athletes born in the years 2005 – 2010 will try to win the Slovak title and other medal placements. On Saturday, the competitions will start at 2 pm, on Sunday at 10.50 am. There will be competitions in sprints, long distances, technical events and relays.

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