13 -17 December 2017. These are the dates of the LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships in Royal Arena the new state of the art multi-purpose arena in the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen.
When the Danish Swimming Federation, Sport Event Denmark and Copenhagen in the autumn 2015 won the LEN European Short Course Championships to Copenhagen ahead of Poland and Italy the date still had to be clarified. Together with its Danish partners and the European Swimming Federation (LEN) Danish Swimming Federation has worked to find the optimal date for the event.
– Following discussions with Sport Event Denmark, Wonderful Copenhagen, TV and LEN we have chosen the dates from Wednesday 13 to Sunday 17 December, says Mads Bang Aaen, tournament director, LEN European Short Course Championships 2017.
LEN European Short Course Swimming Championships 2017 will be the first sporting event to be staged in Royal Arena the brand new state of the art multi-purpose arena,
– We are really looking forward to being the first sporting event in Royal Arena. In 2013 we created a festive celebration of swimming at the LEN European Short Course Championships in Herning, and we now look forward to building on this past experience in order to add yet another world class layer to the event, says Mads Bang Aaen.
The event will attract more than 850 swimmers, coaches and team officials from more than 40 countries.