Athletissima puts youth at the heart of its strategy and offers a host of dedicated events. From introductions to athletics open to all, to training sessions with stars and a family relay race, many events aim to inspire young people through athletics.

In addition, the pre-programme, which precedes the prestigious Diamond League meeting, offers young Swiss talent the exceptional opportunity to experience the track at the Pontaise Olympic Stadium, following in the footsteps of their idols. These races, combined with relays from local clubs, make Athletissima a unique event that inspires, motivates and celebrates the next generation of Swiss athletes.

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Over the course of a week, the Track Festival transforms Lausanne into an introduction to athletics, promoting sport for health and sport for all. Free and open to all, it includes the Kids Training, Meet the Stars and the Mini-Stars Relay, offering a unique experience for young people.