EOC details new DNA format for athletics

European Athletics and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have revealed details of Dynamic New Athletics (DNA), a new mixed-gender team event that will debut at next year’s European Games in Minsk, Belarus.

DNA will feature running, jumping and throwing events and is designed to appeal to new audiences, particularly young people. Teams of men and women will compete against each other in 10 events that will be held over two hours. One team will win the overall title and the victors will be decided in the final event.

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