Ireland to host Cross Country Championships in 2020

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Ireland to host Cross Country Championships in 2020

Ireland will host European Cross Country Championships for the second time in 2020, it was confirmed today.

Members of the bid committee successfully presented to the European Athletics Council in Budapest to secure the event.

The European Cross Country Championships will take place at the National Sports Campus on 13 December, 2020.

Ireland's bid for the championship was supported by Fingal County Council, Sport Ireland and RTÉ Sport.

Athletics Ireland previously hosted a very successful European Cross Championships in Santry in 2009.

Athletics Ireland chief executive Hamish Adams said: "‘We are delighted to have secured the hosting of the European Cross Country Championships for 2020.

"We look forward to working with Fingal County Council, Sport Ireland and RTÉ Sport to ensure the event is a world class experience for both athletes and spect ators."

Source: Google News Ireland | Netizen 24 Ireland

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