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The 19th edition of the European Throwing Cup, which will be held on 9 and 10 March 2019 in x-bionic® sphere, will be another event under the title of European Athletics in Slovakia. In the past, the Slovak Athletics Federation (SAF) has already organised several events for the continental top-class athletes  – in December 2017, the European Cross Country Championship in Šamorín, in 1998, 2001 and 2013, the European Race Walking Cup, and up to six times it hosted one of the Leagues of the European Team Championships, resp. European Cup of Teams (1st league – 2002, 2nd league – 2000, 2006, 2008, 2009, 3rd league – 2013). SAF will also provide athletic competitions at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Košice in 2021.

In June 2016, the European Athletics decided to award the 19th European Throwing Cup to Šamorín. The best European continental throwers – shot putters, discus throwers, hammer throwers, and javelin throwers – start at the European Cup every year in March. Men, women, men under 23 and women under 23 will compete.


Day Time Activity
Thursday 7 March All day Arrivals and Accreditation
12:00 – 17:00 Training
Friday 8 March All day Arrivals and Accreditation
09:00 – 15:00 Training
12:00 Final Confirmations (deadline)
14:00 Questions for the Technical Meeting (deadline)
18:00 Delivery of personal implements (deadline)
19:00 Technical Meeting
Saturday 9 March 09:00 – 17:30 Competition Day 1
Sunday 10 March 09:00 – 17:30 Competition Day 2
21:00 Teams Victory Ceremonies
22:00 Final Party
Monday 11 March All day Departure


x-bionic® sphere

Spend your free moments enjoying sports and relax in the largest multifunctional resort, x-bionic® sphere in Šamorín. Covering a total area of more than 1 000 000 m2, the x-bionic® sphere offers professional conditions for 27 Olympic sport disciplines. In the summer of 2016, x-bionic® sphere became the official Olympic training centre in Slovakia.

Children and adults from 0 to 99 years of age can visit AdventureLand – a multi-functional and educative outdoor playground. Discover its amphitheatre for children, climbing frames, swings, obstacles, as well as stalls designed to enhance the development of motor skills and resourcefulness for toddlers. Special thematic animated events are available for children every weekend.

The resort also offers an exceptional gastronomic experience at restaurants APANI® and Golden Garden which host thematic gastronomic events featuring world-renowned chefs. Entertainment is available at the Legends’ Bar, which offers bowling and billiard, or the unique and inspiring Tuli® Cinema with its original design.

The ideal location of the resort guarantees quick access from Bratislava (30 minutes), Vienna (60 minutes) and Budapest (120 minutes). Their international airports connect the resort with the rest of the world.

Find out more at www.xbionicsphere.com



President                                         Peter Korčok
Vice President                                Ladislav Asványi
Vice President                                …
Vice President                                Csaba Orosz
SAF Event Co-Ordinator             Vladimír Gubrický
Competition Management       Marcel Matanin
Event Management                     Juraj Svinčák
PR and Media Operations         Michaela Grendelová
Accreditation                                  Miloš Židík
Transportation                                Roman Hanzel
Accommodation                            Simona Švachová

Slovenský atletický zväz
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831 04 Bratislava
Phone: +421 2 38 15 55 00
E-mail: office@samorin2019.sk