SOLLENTUNA GP, Monday 10 August 2020 Part of the Folksam Grand Prix series with World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze status.

The meeting is organised by three top Swedish athletic clubs Turebergs FK, Hässelby SK and Spårvägens FK at the Sollentunavallen arena.

Due to the spread of Covid-19, we are obliged to take a number of special measures in order to be able to organise this year’s competition. One of the measures is that we are not able to have spectators in the arena. In addition, there are a number of special measures which apply to athletes, coaches, officials and media. These are for reasons of safety and to minimise the risk of infection during Sollentuna GP.

This document includes important information about these measures as well as general information about the competition – please read it carefully!

Training: At Sollentunavallen athletics arena on Sunday 9 August after 16.00, due to a youth competition


Start lists: Start lists with lane assignments, start order and high jump and pole vault heights will be on the “Sollentuna” website from the evening of Sunday 9 August.
Number bibs: Bibs must be collected from the Welcome desk at the Scandic Star Hotel, Sollentuna on Monday 10 August between 10.00 – 13.00. Or from the entrance area of the Sollentuna Athletic Hall from 14.00, but at the latest 90 minutes before the start of your event. One number must be worn on the front of your competition-vest and one on the back, high jumpers, pole vaulters and long jumpers are allowed to use one number bib. The advertising MUST not be folded! If the number bibs are not worn properly, then eventual prize money will be withdrawn.

Limited access to the arena
The arena is considered to be a workplace and only athletes who are competing, a limited number of coaches, and staff and officials who have specific tasks are permitted inside the arena. No spectators will be allowed into the Stadium.

Coaches and Managers
Every athlete is allowed to have 1 coach/manager in the arena. Coaches/managers must send an application to be accredited. Send the application to at the latest on Friday 7 August. The coach/managers who have their application approved can pick up their accreditation cards from the welcome desk in the Scandic Star Hotel, Sollentuna on Monday 10 August between 10-13 or at the arena entrance from 14.00 The accreditation card must be worn the whole time in the arena area.

Coaches and managers must leave the arena once their athletes have finished their event.

Changing rooms:
To avoid the risk of infection, there will be no changing rooms this year.

Toilets can be found in the Athletics Hall and in the building at the other end of the arena.

is in sports field behind the main stand or in the athletics hall. Warm-up for throws can only take place in the competition arena after entering from the call room.

Call Room and entrance to the arena.
The call room area is 4 tents just beyond the finish line. This will be for the final call and control of bibs and advertising on equipment and apparel. There will be a sign showing which events are in which tent.
For track events (except hurdles), report at the latest 15 minutes before the start time. Entrance is 10 minutes before the start time.
For hurdles events, report at the latest 20 minutes before the start time. Entrance is 15 minutes before the start time.
For field events except pole vault, report 35 minutes before the start time. Entrance is 30 minutes before the start time.
For pole vault, report 70 minutes before the start time. Entrance is 65 minutes before the start time.

Clothing baskets:
Clothing baskets will not be used in the normal way.
For sprint events, your baskets will be brought from the start to the call room/mixed zone area.
For all other events you should leave your clothes in a basket in the call room/mixed zone area

Mixed Zone.
At the end of their event all competitors should go back to the call room/mixed zone, which is the area after the finish line. Officials and coaches are not allowed entry.

The media have been give clear guidelines on how they should deal with interviews and the 2 metre rule applies.

As much as possible, use your own implements and avoid borrowing from others. Officials who handle your implements will wear gloves.
You must bring your own implements to be checked at the latest 90 minutes before the start of the event. Please bring them to Sollentuna athletics hall Technical Officials room.

After your event: After your particular event, you must leave the arena. You are not allowed to stay and watch the competition. This also applies to your coach/manager.

Shoes: World Athletics has recently changed the rules regarding spike shoes. It is important that athletes and coaches are aware of the new rules. Shoes will be checked in the call room.

Triple jump and races on the track of 800m and longer:
Maximum thickness of the sole is 25mm.

All other events in an arena:
Maximum thickness of the sole is 20mm.

Doping Control: Swedish Athletics representative will nominate a number of competitors to undergo doping control, which will take place in a specially designated room in the Sollentuna athletics hall.

Results will appear on the competition website,

TV coverage. The main competition (18:00-20:00) will be broadcast live on national TV channel, SVT2.

Prize money

Classic events: € 500, € 400, € 300, €200, €100
Men:: 200 m, 2000 m, Long jump, Discus Throw
Women: 100 m, 800 m, Long Jump, Pole Vault

Promotional events: € 500, € 300, € 150
Men: 400m, 800m, 400 m hurdles, Shot Put
Women: 400m, 1500m, 100 m hurdles, High Jump

Payment: The tax rate in Sweden is 15% which will be deducted on all prize
money and promotional fees. For travel contribution which is backed up by travel documents there is no tax deduction

All payments will be made by bank transfer after the competition.

Special reminder regarding the spread of Covid 19
In all possible situations, it is important that you keep your distance as much as is possible. Apart from when it is not possible during an event, the 2 metre rule should apply. Avoid hugging, shaking hands, etc. Be especially careful with hygiene:
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and hot water
- Use hand sanitizer if soap and hot water are not available

If you feel any symptoms which may indicate covid-19, you should stay in your room and contact the welcome desk.

Before you go to the arena, you should do a self-assessment of your health. Common symptoms of covid 19 are:
- Fever
- Dry cough
- Fatigue
- Muscle or joint pain (not, for example, exercise stiffness)
- Sore throat
- Diarrhea
- Eye inflammation
- Headache
- Impaired sense of smell and taste
- Skin problems such as rash or discoloured fingers and toes
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Chest pain or pressure on the chest
- Impaired speech or movement ability


Turebergs FK – Hässelby SK – Spårvägens FK