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Sporting events

From July 19th, the organizers of mass events, which are expected to be attended by more than 1,000 people (daily), must notify the local relevant regional hygiene station.

This notice must include the date, time and place of the event, the expected number of participants and the telephone number of the event organizer.

For events held before July 22nd (including), the organizers must do so without delay. For events held from July 23rd, it is necessary to do so no later than 5 days before the start of the event.

Rules and recommendations

Professional competitions can take place in compliance with the hygienic measures. The primary condition is the mandatory testing of players before each event. Other requirements include having the minimum number of people in the organizing team and the minimum number of journalists for the event. The conditions will be assessed individually for each specific event. Fan participation is prohibited. Authorized persons will have to follow general hygiene rules (face masks, social distancing).

Professional athletes are allowed to have training in order to prepare for future events both at indoor and outdoor sports grounds in unlimited numbers. However, they are required to observe all applicable hygienic measures - keep the distance and disinfect hands. Athletes do not have to wear face masks during the sport itself, but after training, it is necessary to put on the face mask again in accordance with the regulations.

A professional athlete is a person who performs sport as his or her primary job or as a business and other similar activity.

Frequent questions about this topic

Can I go to watch a football in-person?