City Event

The City Event, launched in 2018, is a unique athletics competition in the heart of Lausanne, on the eve of the Athletissima meeting. A different discipline each year, this event, which has been Diamond League certified since 2023, attracts the world’s best athletes, including Gianmarco Tamberi, Armand Duplantis, Nicola Olyslagers and Yaroslava Mahuchikh.

Exceptional performances in iconic venues make the City Event an unmissable experience, combining world-class athletics with the excitement of an urban atmosphere.

This year, the men’s pole vault returns to the Place de la Navigation in Ouchy on Wednesday 21st of August at 6pm. A free, high-flying competition in an idyllic setting!



What? Men’s pole vault

When? Wednesday August 21st from 6.00pm

Where? Lausanne Ouchy – Place de la Navigation