Zurich awarded 2014 European championships

Updated: May 02, 2010, 08:50 AM IST

Zurich: Zurich were named host city for the 2014 European athletics championships on Saturday.

"Athletics is a hugely popular sport in Switzerland and we have been assured today that we can look forward to a fantastic event," European Athletics President Hansjoerg Wirz said in A statement.

This year`s championships will take place in Barcelona from July 26 to Aug. 1. The 2012 event takes place in Helsinki.

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