Track and Field will be organised with high expertise in LGBTIQ-tournaments

Since we see track and field as a core sports to EuroGames, we have secured vast experience with SC Janus
and the “Leichtathletikverband Nordrhein” joining our team.

We also have a perfect location with the Rather Waldstadion inDüsseldorf, which serves as a regional training centre site and also hosts a popular athletics meeting.



Key facts

19 disciplines, including Decathlon / Heptathlon

M/W (18-34); 35 (35-39); 40 (40-44); 45 (45-49),… By date of birth

expected: 200-300

Thursday till Saturday 

Sports details

AddressRather Waldstadion
Distance from centre/directions7 km; 17 min by public transport
Used on which EG days? Thursday, Friday, Saturday
For what sports discipline(s)?Track and field
Equipment, no. of seats, parking spaces, max. capacity?still to be announced
What’s already been held there?numerous championships
Condition of sports hall, which nets, balls, scoreboards?all approved for internationl championships
Back-up if necessary (tennis in rainy weather)Arena Düsseldorf
Which association?Leichtathletik Verband Nordrhein (regional association)
What rules? Length of play, special rules? Time measurement?IAAF and WMA Regeln (age divisions)
EGLSF regulationall discussed and approved by the EGLSF-sports specialist (Jens Vatter)
Which club? LGBT?LVN, SC Janus, Markus Schnorrenberg
How much experience does the club/person have in organising sports events?LVN with SC Janus: GayGames; LVN: numerous international championships
No. of team members/participantsExpected: 200-300
Men's Decathlon; Women's Heptathlon;
Running: 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1.500m, 5.000m, 110m (100m) hurdles, 400m hurdles
Relays: 4x100m, 4x400m
Long Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Triple Jump
Discus Throw, Shot Put, Javelin Throw
Level of abilityM/W (18-34); 35 (35-39); 40 (40-44); 45 (45-49),… By date of birth; any changes by IAAF or WMA rules will apply;
Relays: M/W (18-34); 35 (35-39); 40 (40-49); 50 (50-59),… by youngest runner; most likely additional mixed-relay without age ruling
Organisational framework (description women, men, group, all against all, preliminary round, main round, duration of each match/game, time measurement)every discipline will take place
Guarantee for number of races, runs, matches/games per athlete?every discipline will take place
Minimum no. of participants per team and other rulesnot applicable
On what days will competitions be held?Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Special aspectsall sports equipment will be provided and officially measured