The Pankrition Stadium, a versatile athletic center capable of hosting international and national competitions, is located west of the city of Heraklion, nearby to major motorways. It is one of the most modern stadiums in Greece with a capacity of 26.240 spectators.
Being an Olympic facility for the Athens 2004 Games, it hosted qualifying football matches for men and women. It is currently being used as a training center for the team Ergotelis FC and also serves as the home ground for the SUPERLEAGUE Championship and Cup games in Greece. It has hosted international matches of the national football team, the track and field event Tsiklitiria 2004, the international athletics games of the Mediterranean Islands. It has also hosted dozens of panhellinic and local athletic events.
The Greek team for the European Athletics Championships team
Hellenic Federation announced the team that will compete at European Athletics Championships team, in Heraklion, Crete Saturday 20 June and Sunday 21 June.
The history of European Athletics Championships team
The history of the European Athletics Team Championships is a young one. Heraklio public will witness the sixth edition of this fairly new competition only since the inaugural 2009 event in Leiria/Portugal, where the German team dominated.
Schippers sets new national record
Last Sunday in Hengelo at the FBK Games where Dafne Schippers, of the Netherlands, and Dina Asher-Smith, of Great Britain, both broke national 100m records.
The TV spot of European Athletics Team Championship (vid)
Last Sunday in Heraklion, Crete, the host city of the 2015 European Athletics Team Championships First League (20-21/06), the TV spot of the event was publicly presented for the first time.
European Athletics Team...2014 edition
The 2014 edition of the European Athletics Team Championships 1L was held in Tallinn – Estonia with the Greek Team placed 5th with a total of 276,5 points, missing the opportunity to be promoted to the Super League.
Hejnova back on the big stage
Her time stands out from the rest, both this year and with her personal best, but that is not the important factor in the lineup for the 400m hurdles at the European Athletics Team Championships First League in Heraklion this weekend.
Lane and starting order draw
Races up to 400 m. inclusively and relays will be staged in two heats of 6 athletes each. The second heat (B) will contain the top athletes/relays according to European Athletics competition regulations.