Athletics meeting Lucerne
Every summer in July close to 400 athletes from more than 40 countries come to Lucerne to compete in various track-and-field events. The meet takes place at Allmend stadium, which is a multi-purpose venue mainly used for football. As central Switzerland’s biggest sporting event there are over 10 million viewers that watch live on TV. In terms of classified track-and-field meetings worldwide, Lucerne ranks in the top 25 out of 800.