The Golden Roof Challenge enjoys cult status in athletics circles. Numerous top athletes will come to Innsbruck’s iconic Golden Roof in June for this annual event.
The organisers of the International Golden Roof Challenge have been bringing this highly acclaimed athletics event to the historic Old Town district of Innsbruck for 15 years. In its 16th year, numerous top athletes will come to Innsbruck to compete for their chance at glory in the pole vault and long jump, towered by the iconic landmark of Tirol’s capital and cheered on by thousands of 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 2020. 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 72.30 meters and weighs 25 tons (including 12 tons of sand). Competiton starts at 6:45pm.