The Munich Olympic Park is set to be the heart of the second edition of the multi-sport championships

Munich is to host the 2022 European Championships following unanimous approval of their bid by the participating European Federations.

The event will mark the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games being held in the German city, with the Munich Olympic Park set to be the heart of the second edition of the multi-sport championships.

Taking place from August 11 to 21, the championships will feature six sports that were part of the 2018 edition – athletics, cycling, golf, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon.

The inaugural multi-sport European Championships in 2018 took place in Berlin, where the athletics action was held, and Glasgow.

“I speak for all the participating sports in saying how delighted we are to be going to the wonderful city of Munich in 2022, and for athletics we are especially happy to be heading back to Germany, after the success of Berlin 2018, where we know there are so many passionate sports fans,” said European Championships 2022 Board chair and European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen.

“It is testament to the fantastic legacy of the Munich Olympic Park that we will bring our individual European Championships together again there, on the 50th anniversary of the Olympic Games, and use many of its iconic venues.

“We are very pleased to partner again with Eurovision Sport, meaning that millions of sports fans will be able to experience the unique excitement of the European Championships 2022, via free-to-air broadcasters.”

The EC2022 Board also confirmed the dates of the 2026 edition of the European Championships as being July 30 to August 9.

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