There will be over 1000 hours of coverage on 55 television channels of the European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 7-13 August.

Broadcast intentions for the 19th European Athletics Championships received by the European Athletic Association indicate that there will be 1028 hours of coverage over the seven days of the Championships and that 861 hours will be live.

National broadcasters from 33 European countries will be showing the event and in addition Pan-European channel Eurosport will show 47 hours of live coverage across its 54 territories.

Outside Europe, the event will be broadcast by TBS in Japan, CCTV in China, DD Sports India, the Dubai Sports Channel and Pan-Asian channel ESPN Star.

The European Athletics Championships is the most exciting event in the European Athletic Association’s four-year competition programme.  A record 1370 athletes from 48 countries are entered for this year’s event in Gothenburg.

The event is supported by the EAA’s long-standing International Partners SPAR, SEIKO, EPSON and EUROVISION.  SPAR International has been the Principal Partner of the EAA since 1996; SEIKO is the Official Timing and Measurement Company for European Athletics Events since 1991; EPSON is the EAA’s Technical Partner since 2001; and in Gothenburg the EAA will celebrate 25 years of partnership with EBU/EUROVISION.

In addition, the EAA has signed up two new International Partners for the European Athletics Championships, INTERSPORT and GRUYERE.

For information about sponsorship opportunities of European Athletics, please contact EAA Marketing Manager Lars Kaiser, Tel: +41 21 313 4365, Email: mailtlars.kaiser@european-athletics.org