20
June
2010
21:31

The European Athletics Team Championship 2nd league is over

On the second day of the European Athletics Team Championship 2nd League, the battle was rampant for the placement in the 1st League. National teams of Switzerland, Austria and Croatia in turn, changed places in the leading position on the score board. However, the relay 4×400m for men decided the winner. Next year, in the 1st League we will see Switzerland and Croatia.
At the very start of the second competition day, Tatjana Jelaca, who competed in the Javelin Throw, finished first with the result 58,52m and brought Serbia the maximum number of points.
“I expected better results in the last two…

19
June
2010
22:21

Maris Urtans 21,63m in shot put

Thunderstorms, rain and a veritable gale best describe the state of affairs at the Crvena Zvezda Stadium where the European Team Championship 2nd League opened today.
The Council Delegate, Ludmila  Olijar opened the Championship. The Organization Committee president, Vladimir Lucic and Serbian Assistant Minister of Youth and Sport addressed the audience.
Due to unfavourable weather, competition was stopped twice. However, competitions in 19 events were brought to the close successfully. Javelin Throw (W), Triple Jump (W) and Pole Vault (W) were moved for tomorrow and for that reason the second day will start earlier, at 1pm.
Points were divided between the following contestants…

19
June
2010
12:19

The third press conference on the occasion of the European Team Championship was held today in the Continental hotel. The special guest was the several times over world champions and the Olympic Games silver medallist, Blanka Vlasic.
The Croatian athlete, Blanka Vlasic is without doubt the biggest star not only in Belgrade, at the European Team Championship, but also worldwide. This is Blanka’s second visit to Belgrade, both times as a member of the Croatian national team.

“I feel great. I like competing for the national team. That is perhaps the only time I can get together with my friends, since for…