The Varaždin Sports Park “Sloboda” will host this great athletic event exactly three decades after Varaždin has been an excellent host to the European Junior Championships in 1989, for which the Sloboda Stadium was built. Now we have thoroughly renewed the athletic track and other venues, acquired modern athletic equipment, and developed the development of this basic sport for the next twenty years.

Competition and Training Venue
Map of Stadium and facilities

Competition Venue

There are 2800 of seats in the stadium.

The stadium has the following competition sites:

  • – 8 lanes
  • – 1 High Jump site
  • – 1 Pole Vault site
  • – 1 site for Long/Triple Jump
  • – 1 Shot Put Circle
  • – 1 Combined Discus/Hammer Circle
  • – 1 Javelin sites

The Warm up area has the following sites:

  • – Auxiliary field close to the main stadium
  • – Indoor track on the 1st floor of the main tribune (for sprint and hurdles)

Training Venue(s)

Athletes will have the possibility to train in the following venues and schedules:

Stadium Sloboda
  • – August 8 – 17:00 to 20:00
  • – August 9:
    • 9:00 to 11:00
    • 17:00 to 19:00
  • – August 10 – 9:00 to 11:00
  • – August 11 – 9:00 to 11:00

Equipment and implements necessary for training will be available at the training venue(s).

Officials will be present to help in the case of problems or special requirements. Accreditation must be handed in when borrowing equipment, and will be returned to the athlete when the equipment is handed back in.

The Weight training room in the Stadium Sloboda is situated in the building opposite site of the main tribune. Opening hours are at same time as training.

Official training at the competition venue

Official training for all athletes will take place on Stadium Sloboda from 17:00. The competition Warm Up area will also be available during this time only.

Training with Official Starters will take place at Stadium Sloboda from 18:00 to 18:30.


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