The historic Old Town district of Innsbruck turns into a unique sports arena, © Helmut Ploberger
The historic Old Town district of Innsbruck turns into a unique sports arena, © Helmut Ploberger

International Golden Roof Challenge

Innsbruck, 11.09.2021

The Golden Roof Challenge enjoys cult status in athletics circles. 20 top athletes will come to Tirol’s capital Innsbruck in September for this annual event.

The organisers of the International Golden Roof Challenge have been bringing this highly acclaimed athletics event to Tirol’s capital Innsbruck for 16 years. In its 17th year, 20 world-class athletes will come to Innsbruck to compete for their chance at glory in the pole vault and long jump, towered by St. Anna’s Column on Maria-Therseien-Street and hopefully cheered on by spectators.

The unique Golden Roof Challenge is part of the Golden Fly Series, an event that is also held in other cities around the globe in 2021. All the competitions will be carried out on the largest mobile athletics facility in the world, the ‘FlySwat™’. The FlySwat™ is a unique multi-purpose facility for pole vault, long jump and sprint events. It has a total length of 83 meters. Competiton starts at 5:45pm.

The Golden Roof Challenge enjoys cult status in athletics circles, © Mario Webhofer/W9
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11.09.2021

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Spectating is free.

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Innsbruck
6020 Innsbruck

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