In the Championship participated 1000 young sportsmen from 47 European countries, including 12 Georgian sportsmen. Members of the delegation, including the referees and coaches, within the overall championship Georgia hosted 1 500 people. European Youth Championship was held in "New Tbilisi”, in the Athletics Arena in Dighomi.
According to the organizers of this international event, Championship was historical event for Georgia because for the first time Tbilisi hosted the European Youth Championship. The main competitor was Italy for the hosting, but the European Athletics Federation Congress’s decision was made in favor of Georgia.
European Athletics Youth Championship winner with the overall number of medals was Great Britain’s team. As for Georgia, the athletes Badri Kimadze showed the best result, who’s shot put was in 5th place. Overall 28 countries won medals for participating in the Championship
The events Platinum Sponsor, MAQRO Construction CEO Mr. Murat Avci. Chief of Project Development, PR, Sales and Marketing Officer – Mr. Oguz Kaan Karaer and Projects Coordinator Mr. Emre Yetiskin Awarded the winners.
"We are very honored to sponsor the European Athletics championship. MAQRO Construction always contributes to the development of healthy lifestyles and we are always glad to collaborate and take part in similar events. We are also very pleased that our new complex with the unique infrastructure is coincidentally buing built very near the Olympic Arenas” – announced CEO of MAQRO Construction, Mr. Murat Avci.