Tuesday 27 September 2016

Dublin loses out to Slovakian city of Šamorin in vote to host European Cross County championships

Published 09/11/2015 | 14:14

Linda Byrne, Ireland, in action during the Senior Women's event at the 16th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Santry in 2009
Linda Byrne, Ireland, in action during the Senior Women's event at the 16th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Santry in 2009

The 2016 edition of the European Cross Country championships will talk place in Šamorin in Slovakia after Dublin lost out in a head-to-head vote to host the event.

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The European Athletics Council voted 12-3 in favour of bringing the event to Slovakia for the first time in their history.

Dublin had previously hosted the event in 2009 in Santry.

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