Unexpected event at the airport for the Italian team of the European Cup. The part of the team departing from Fiumicino airport has seen its flight canceled due to problems with the aircraft. All postponed with a flight departing at 18:40 which however will force some of the team’s athletes to stay overnight in Frankfurt. Tomorrow morning the unfortunate athletes will have to take another flight from Frankfurt to Prague, thus delaying their arrival in the Czech Republic by one day.
The event will be streamed directly from the facebook page of the European Federation . The Podebrady races will follow the following timetable:
Sunday, May 16, 2021
08:00 50km men and 35km women (only national teams of the Race Walking European Cup)
09:00 10km U20 men (only national teams of the Race Walking European Cup)
11:15 10km U20 women (only national teams of the Race Walking European Cup)
13:30 20km women (Race Walking European Cup, Meeting EA open)
15:30 20km men (Race Walking European Cup, Meeting EA open)
The Penalty Zone rule will be applied, so on the third red card there will be a stop for the athlete, on the fourth there will be disqualification. For health reasons in the fight against Covid-19, sponging is not provided but only the possibility of drinking from a personal bottle or disposable glasses.