The third edition of the European Games is set to take place in Kraków and the regions of Małopolska and Śląsk in Poland from 21 June to 2 July 2023. The hosts were unanimously elected at an Extraordinary General Assembly of the EOC the day after the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 edition of the European Games in Minsk. The multi sports event will include judo as one of the main events and will be the European Championships like it was in Minsk and Baku in 2019 and 2015.
The location for the 2023 European Games offers splendid venues, which will require only minimal work on infrastructure. Poland is also well known for its beauties and heritage, making it a very popular destination for tourists from across the world. The Senior European Championships were also held in Poland, in Warsaw. The event is held one year in advance of the Olympic Games and considered a an important stepping-stone for the continent’s athletes on the road to the Olympic Games, with many of the sports acting as European championships and/or provide qualifications for Paris 2024. It will be the third edition of the European Games. Russia has won 5 European Games titles in the two individual tournaments, Georgia 4, the Netherlands and France both three.