Alytus European Race Walking Cup 2019
Facts About Alytus

Alytus is the largest city in Southern Lithuania. Surrounded by picturesque forests and verdant hills, Alytus is traversed by the 16 kilometre-long Nemunas loop. The loop divides the city into two parts. Green areas occupy more than one third of the city. Read More

Published: February 26, 2019


ERWC 2019 – Final Entries ListDownload In accordance with European Athletics competition regulations, the entries deadlines for the European Race Walking Cup will be as follows: Read More

Published: February 25, 2019

Race Walking in Lithuania

History Of Race Walking in Lithuania 13 July 1919 was the day when the first race walking competitions took place during the Lithuanian Sports Union Celebration day. Scouts walked an 860 metre distance in 4 minutes and 20 seconds. Read More

Published: February 25, 2019

“We are aiming to stand on the podium”

Brigita Virbalytė has been chosen to be the Lithuanian ambassador at the European Race Walking Cup. 2018 was the most successful year for this participant in the London and Rio de Janeiro Olympic games. Read More

Published: February 25, 2019

Lithuanian athletics federation president’s speech

Alytus undoubtedly is the capital of Lithuanian race walkers. The race walkers from Alytus have competed for the honour of the country in Olympic Games held on different continents throughout the world, including Athens, Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Published: February 25, 2019

European Athletics President’s Welcome Message Alytus 2019

European Athletics President Alytus has been hosting international race walking competitions for more than 40 years and so it is with great pleasure that I have the opportunity to write this welcome message for this year’s European Race Walking Cup, for which the city has taken on the responsibility of being the host. Read More

Published: February 25, 2019