Fifty years after the summer of 1972 in Munich to get to play once again a major event with many of the classic Olympic sports. On Wednesday, the city Council has decided to apply for the European Championships in 2022, those Multi-Europe championship, which celebrated 2018 in Berlin and Glasgow a successful Premiere. As sports, in which the EM-medals will be awarded, athletics, Cycling, gymnastics, rowing, Golf and Triathlon provided. The application should be submitted according to the Olympic Park-Boss Marion Beautiful now "at the latest next week", also includes beach volleyball as an optional seventh sports. The last year in Glasgow, held swimming competitions drop off for Munich's application. The Association had Reportedly too high financial demands for his participation.
should happen when the eleven-day Championships, which are also referred to as a "Mini-Olympics", exactly, is not yet clear. In the interview, the time space 17. June to 3. July or 11. August to 21. August 2022, with Beautiful the latter date would rather be: "are the holidays, and, therefore, the Morning Sessions would be well attended." In addition to Munich, the candidate is considered to be very promising, has apparently expressed the Helsinki interest in hosting the sporting event. An official application of the Finnish capital is Munich's sports Department, not previously known. The award of the initiators of the competition, the European Championships Management (ECM), "in the first half of 2019," as Beautiful says.Olympic Park
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On Thursday cheered the Olympic Park-Boss once: "We have taken the biggest hurdle. The Story is unique, with 50 years of Olympia Park in the back." The city Council decision the day before had been a "crime", such as the Olympic Park Boss reported. It also has to do with a lot of money: About 130 million Euro will cost the organization of the competitions. The largest part of which is attributable to the athletics. For the sports technology and sports facilities, the expected internally with more than 20 million. An amount, as it is planned, also for media and TV Organisation.
About 30 million will come through entrance fees and other sources. The remaining amount of approximately 100 million euros, the organiser must carry. The could and wanted to do Munich not alone. Prerequisite for this is that the city Council by a large majority, in closed session, gave the green light for the application, the Commitments of the Federal government and the free state of Bavaria, to take a third.
Bayern has long taken the necessary decisions, however, the responsible for Sport, the Federal Ministry of the interior sent only after a tough battle against half-past two on Wednesday afternoon, a written undertaking. To this point in time, the councillors from the Assembly in the lunch break. In a hurry, the experts, the city examined whether the nearly 30 million euros are promised, so be sure that an instant approval in the current session, was responsible.EM in the Park
Six kinds of sport will be held in summer 2022 in and around Munich at the European Championships. The heart of the European athletics Championships, to be held in the Olympic stadium. May beach volleyball as a seventh sports. Where this would be played is still unclear. The planned venues at a Glance:
athletics: Olympic stadium
exercise: SAP Garden in the Olympic Park
Cycling: road racing in the Metropolitan area of Munich; track Cycling competitions in rowing in the Olympic hall; BMX on a trail in the Olympic Park; mountain Biking on the Olympic hill.
Triathlon: Starnberg and the surrounding area
: Regatta course/Oberschleißheim
Should Munich get after the positive vote of the contract, the city in the next few years to the next sporting highlight: 2020 Munich is the only German host city of the first pan-European football championship, also in Munich, has applied for 2021 and 2022 the right to host the Champions League final. And in particular, from a "Mini-Olympic" wants to play in the city 50 years after the summer, again, as open and guest present-friendly metropolis. Only because of the Championships, approximately 100 000 visitors will come from all over Europe and a total of about 400 000 spectators. The competitions will be transmitted to all 56 member States of the European broadcasting Union.
The Olympic Park is intended to serve as a heart chamber, the Multiple European championship. There is not only the athletes in the Olympic stadium, but also the Turner in the new "SAP Garden fairs". The new hall is to be called to the site of the former Radstadions, which will raise the companies Red Bull for ice skating and Basketball. The UCI track Cycling riders will turn their laps in the Olympic hall. The mountain biker to set up the Olympic mountain down noise, for the BMX rider is similar to the action sports festival Munich Mash, a course in the Park. The road Cycling race is expected to run through the Munich city area. For the rowing competitions of the Olympic Regatta-plant is to be upgraded in oberschleissheim, with a temporary grandstand for 3000 spectators. The triathletes are allowed to plunge into the waters of the Starnberger see lake, and then in the district of Starnberg, Cycling and running. Eichenried, where the BMW Open, is an ideal location for the golfers, if you believe in the Olympic Park company.
Boss, Marion has always promoted again, to bring more major sporting events in the Olympic Park, in order to revive the heritage-listed, old Ensemble. Mainly it is advertising, even at the European Championships, with sustainable concepts: short distances, existing infrastructure, no waste of resources. Are planned, for example, a CO₂-sites-neutral Shuttle service, the competition, and also on a plastic-free European Championships, in the Park, now operated with 100% green electricity.
The city's top answers now and is committed to "Mini-Olympic". "The European Championships give us the opportunity to revive the Spirit of the Olympic games 1972 in Munich", said mayor Dieter Reiter (SPD) in accordance with the decision in the city Council. He was looking forward to a "Highlight of top-level sport". His Party colleague, and sports mayor, Christine Strobl, said: "Munich has now really good opportunities to experience an exciting and fascinating sport festival."
In this case, worked the black-red Alliance that governs in Munich, the city hall, between city and country. Bavarian sport Minister Joachim Herrmann (CSU) was also delighted and wishes for "a strong impetus for Wide and high-performance sport, for the inclusion and Integration as well as the education and voluntary work in Sport", - said in a statement. The great international sport please make festival, especially the volunteer commitment for and in sports that don't normally in the spotlight. "Munich is more than football." The need to prove Park Cefin Beautiful now, when the contract is awarded. "The time is short, Berlin had three and a half to seven years in advance, we will."