ATHLETICS - EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 will be held in the capital of Serbia, Belgrade.
The first European Indoor Athletics Championships was held in Vienna in 1970. At the same time, at all European championships competitions were organized in both categories. They were annual events until 1990. After that they became biennial events.
For Serbia, that will be the first indoor athletics event to be organized in Belgrade. The biggest athletics event until 2017 was SPAR European Cross Country Championships organized in 2013.
Belgrade has become a city of culture, inspiration, sport and musical festivals. It is changing and developing fast, at the same time preserving its rich and varied history, combined with unique mixture of culture, architecture and urban vibe. We have a great many talented athletes, such as Novak Djokovic (tennis), Ivana Spanovic (athletics), Asmir Kolasinac (athletics), Emir Bekric (athletics), Nemanja Vidic (football), Ana Ivanovic (tennis), Jelena Jankovic (tennis), Milorad Cavic (swimming) and others.
The Championships will be held in Kombank Arena, well-known to sports fans and music lovers.