A guide to Super League action taking place in Bydgoszcz, including ones to watch, a timetable and TV info
The European Team Championships may not have the lustre of its predecessor, the European Cup, in its heyday, but it continues to be an eagerly awaited fixture on the calendar.
Although few countries – Britain included – still send their best teams, many of the continent’s elite will be on show in this now biennial meeting when Super League action takes place from August 9-11.
Defending champions Germany are expected to fight it out for the title with hosts Poland, who could win the event for the first time.
The venue of Bydgoszcz, which held the 2004 European Cup, will be familiar to many athletes as arguably the most frequent host of international championships in the world.
With next year’s event switching to eight nations, only the first seven of the twelve teams will avoid relegation. Scoring will go from 12 points down to 1 point in each event, with heats and finals for individual track events up to 400m....
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