2022 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival

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2022 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival
Host cityBanská Bystrica
Country Slovakia
Sport(s)11
Opening ceremonyJuly 24, 2022 (2022-07-24)
Closing ceremonyJuly 30, 2022 (2022-07-30)
Main venueSNP Stadium (Opening Ceremony)
Websiteeyof2022.com
Summer
Winter

The 2022 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival will be held in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia, between 24 and 30 July 2022. Košice were originally to be host city but withdrew from the hosting in April 2019 due to financial concerns. Banská Bystrica was chosen as the new host city in May 2019. [1] [2] On 7 May 2020 it was announced that the games will be moved to 2022 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.[3]

Sports[edit]

The following competitions will take place[4]

2022 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival Sports Programme

Venues[edit]

Venue Location Sports Capacity
SNP Stadium Banská Bystrica Opening Ceremony N/A
Sports park Athletics Banská Bystrica Athletics 7,900
Badin Basketball Hall Badín Basketball 200
University Basketball Hall Banská Bystrica Basketball 200
Sports Park Badminton Banská Bystrica Badminton 50
City routes of Banská Bystrica Banská Bystrica Cycling N/A
Sports Park Judo Banská Bystrica Judo 841
Handball Hall Detva Detva Handball TBD
Handball Hall Zvolen Zvolen Handball TBD
Sports park Swimming Banská Bystrica Swimming 400
Stadium of Artistic Gymnastics Banská Bystrica Artistic gymnastics 2,300
Sports Park Tennis Banská Bystrica Tennis 100
Sports Park Triathlon Banská Bystrica Triathlon 1,000
Volleyball Hall Slovenská Ľupča Slovenská Ľupča Volleyball 300
Volleyball Hall Zvolen Zvolen Volleyball 300

Schedule[edit]

The competition schedule for the 2022 European Youth Olympic Summer Festival is as follows:

OC Opening ceremony 1 Event finals CC Closing ceremony Event competitions
July 24
Sun
25
Mon
26
Tue
27
Wed
28
Thu
29
Fri
30
Sat
Events
Ceremonies OC CC
Artistic gymnastics
Athletics
Basketball
Badminton
Cycling
Handball
Judo
Swimming
Tennis
Triathlon
Volleyball
Total events
Cumulative total
July 24
Sun
25
Mon
26
Tue
27
Wed
28
Thu
29
Fri
30
Sat
Events

Participant nations[edit]

Participating National Olympic Committees

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland and Slovakia awarded 2021 European Youth Olympic Festivals". Duncan Mackay. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Slovenským dejiskom letného EYOF 2021 má byť Banská Bystrica". TASR, teraz.sk. 3 May 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  3. ^ "New dates set for EYOF Banská Bystrica in 2022". 7 May 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  4. ^ Official website