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Press release for European Classic Open, Junior and Sub-Junior Powerlifting Championships, 29th November to 8th December 2019, Kaunas, Lithuania

The European Powerlifting Federation and Lithuanian Powerlifting Federation welcome you to Kaunas, Lithuania for the European Classic Open, Junior and Sub-Junior Powerlifting Championships, 29th November to 8th December 2019.

We welcome 492 Athletes, 280 Male and 212 Female from 28 Nations taken part.

Lithuanian Powerlifting Federation welcomes all participants of European Classic Powerlifting Championships 2019 to Kaunas – the second largest city of Lithuania.

The competition will be held in the spacious Exhibition Center of Vytautas Magnus University. It is situated in the suburbs of Kaunas city and will be easily reached by the buses provided by the organizers of the championships. All championships hotels are situated in the center of Kaunas. Therefore it will be very convenient to look around Kaunas old town after competition. Kaunas, the second largest Lithuania‘s city, which keeps the authentic spirit of the country‘s national character alive. The city is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, surrounded by the hills and situated at the crossroads of the most important roads in Lithuania. Between the first and second World Wars Kaunas was the capital of Lithuania. In 2016, The Guardian nominated Kaunas as one of the 10 best European cities for art deco design. Less than 10 minutes’ walk by feet from any official hotel there is the longest pedestrian street in Eastern Europe called Laisves al?ja (Alley of Freedom). It is 1,6 km length and ends up in the old city of Kaunas. In the center of the town there is big shopping and entertainment center Akropolis where lots of shops, restaurants and cinema will suite everybody’s  taste and wishes. It is full of small boutiques, restaurants, and welcomes to admire the art deco style buildings. For more information about Kaunas please visit the website http://www.visit.kaunas.lt/en/.

You can follow High Quality livestream of the event via EPF homepage and EPF Facebook Fan page

The timetable of the championships can be found   Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einhere

 

Further details and information about this event are on the EPF (Öffnet internen Link im aktuellen Fensterevent page)

 

For details on the event, photos, videos and reports can be soon found on the official

Öffnet externen Link in neuem FensterEPF Facebook Fan page.

 

Ends
Issued by EPF media team.

For further information, please contact

Ralph Farquharson email: ralph(at)europowerlifting.org

Phone 0034 650041559

 

Notes to editors
Media accreditations will be provided, and Wi-Fi connection is available in the venue.

 

Venues:

VMU AA exhibition center, Universiteto g. 10 B, Akademija, LT-53361 Kauno r

Partners

International Powerlifting Federation ELEIKO ER Equipment SBD - Apparel La Manga Club LEOKO TITEX

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