As usual, we have interesting news from the world of athletics for you again. PowerPlay Studio has entered into cooperation with Golden Spike Ostrava and thanks to that Athletics Mania players will have the opportunity to participate in this race in esports form, thus entering history as the first athletic esports meeting in the world.
The Golden Spike, which takes place on September 8 in Ostrava, is the most important athletics meeting in the Czech Republic and one of the oldest athletics competitions in Europe. Its history dates back to 1961, but since 2019 it has been part of a new series of elite world athletics competitions called the World Athletics Continental Tour - Gold. It is the second highest league in the world after the Diamond League. Only 10 places in the world are part of this series. In addition to the Czech Republic, it will be held in Poland, Croatia, Hungary, but also the Netherlands, Finland, Japan and Kenya.
Thanks to this event, fans can also join Golden Spike and taste, almost first-hand, what it would be like to take part in such a prestigious event, all with the participation of real personalities of world and domestic athletics. Among the stars who will take part in the event are, for example, Christian Taylor, Filip Šnejdr, Nikola Ogrodníková, Simona Vrzalová, Dafne Schippers, Gianmarco Tamberi, Marek Bárta and others.
We are very pleased that thanks to PowerPlay Studio, athletics fans will be able to enjoy the atmosphere of these prestigious races, just have Athletics Mania installed and participate in the event.
We keep our fingers crossed for you!