Russian and Belarusian athletes banned from Munich’s European Championships

The illuminated Olympic Tower during the 'One Year to Go' - European Championships Munich 2022 event (by Daniel Kopatsch/Getty Images for European Championships Munich 2022)

Munich’s 2022 European Championships has become the latest major event at which Russian and Belarusian athletes will be prevented from competing amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

The European Championships Munich 2022 Board has agreed to support the decision of the nine participating sports federations not to invite or allow the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials at their events.

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