European Athletics Indoor Championships commence in Torun. The most important event of this part of 2021 athletics season, which kicked off on Thursday in Torun’, central Poland.
Several Polish athletes are contenders to win medals in their events, especially on home soil. Should he make through the qualifiers, Marcin Lewandowski will compete in the 1,500 metres final, slated on Friday. On the same day, Michal Haratyk will try to defend his shot-put title that he won in Glasgow.
Saturday will see mostly track events. Polish fans might wait till Sunday to witness a medal harvest of domestic athletes. Piotr Lisek will challenge the best pole vaulters in the world for a medal. Both men’s and women’s 4×400 metres relay teams belong to the best in the world and, especially the latter, are among the favourites for gold.
this is the 37th edition of the European Indoor Championships, and the second time the event has been held in Poland. In 1975, the Silesian city of Katowice, southern Poland, was the host. However, this time, fans will not be able to cheer on their favourites due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
All the events will be broadcast by TVP SPORT channel, while the championships will also be available. at its website.