Strong broadcast intentions for Amsterdam 2016 European Athletics Championships
European Athletics is pleased to announce strong broadcast intentions have been received for the Amsterdam 2016 European Athletics Championships.
With just two days to go, broadcasters in at least 32 European countries have already submitted their intentions for the 23rd edition of the championships. In addition, pan-European channel Eurosport plans to show the majority of the championships live across its 54 territories.
According to the latest figures received by European Athletics, there will be more than 900 hours of television coverage over the five days of the championships, including more than 800 hours of live coverage.
"The expected television coverage confirms the value broadcasters attach to a European Athletics Championships held during the Olympic year," said European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen.
"The number of hours are higher than we expected considering the more compact five-day format instead of six and with no race walks or marathon in the programme."
European Athletics will also stream the event live on www.european-athletics.org homepage with English-language commentary meaning athletics fans around the world will be able to watch the championships live in their entirety.
The live streaming platform is provided in partnership with European Athletics' principal sponsor SPAR.
With the streaming of the individual feeds on http://www.eurovisionsports.tv/ platform, fans will also be able to follow the live streaming of specific events in their entirety.
As usual, Live Results will be available at www.european-athletics.org.
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