European Athletics has awarded the 2015 SPAR European Cross Country Championships to the French commune of Paray-le-Monial.
The European Athletics Council made the decision Saturday morning after the French Athletics Federation and delegates of Paray-le-Monial presented their candidacy to host the event.
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz said, 'We are pleased to confirm that Paray-le-Monial will be the hosts of the SPAR European Cross Country Championships in 2015.
“They have impressed us today with an excellent presentation and we are sure that Paray-le-Monial 2015 will be a great event.”
It will be the first time that France will host the event, which will be the 22nd edition.