Festive Programme

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During the Riga City Festival children and young people (in the age group of 6 to 14 years old) will have the opportunity to try their hand at various athletics disciplines of the “Children’s Athletics” programme implemented by the Latvian Athletics Association in cooperation with the supermarket chain Maxima and the Latvian Sports Federation’s Council.

These activities will allow young people to discover and get to know the basic disciplines of athletics — running, jumping and throwing. Under the guidance of trained referees, children and young people will have the opportunity to take part in various obstacle runs, perform standing long jumps, throw javelins and discus that are suitable for children, practice shot put and pole vaulting and carry out many other interesting tasks.