Media release

Support for major league athletics

Implenia will be “National Partner” of the European Athletics Championships Zurich 2014

Dietlikon, April 8, 2013 – When Europe's best athletes run for medals and records in Zurich from August 12 to 17, Implenia will be engaged as “National Partner” of the European Athletics Championships 2014. This partnership is in keeping with a tradition of sponsoring Swiss track and field events. For years the Weltklasse Zurich and Athletissima Lausanne meetings, marathons in Geneva and Zurich, as well as the Stralugano, have been able to count on the support of Switzerland's leading construction and construction services company.

Patrick K. Magyar, CEO of the European Athletics Championships is pleased with the partnership: «Implenia again underscores its bond with major league athletics in Switzerland. We are pleased to extend the already tried and tested collaboration in the framework of the Weltklasse Zurich meetings, to the European Championships.»

Media contact Implenia:

Roger Teuscher

Communications Manager

Phone: +41 44 805 45 65


Implenia is Switzerland's leading construction and construction services company. Formed in 2006 from the merger between Zschokke and Batigroup, Implenia can look back on more than 140 years of history in the construction industry. The company brings the expertise of its highly skilled Modernisation & Development, Buildings and Tunnelling & Civil Engineering Sectors, and its Switzerland and Norway Regions under the single roof of a nationally and internationally active company. With its integrated business model and specialists operating in all its divisions, Implenia can manage a building project through its entire lifecycle and deliver work that is economical, integrated and customer-centric. The focus is on striking a sustainable balance between financial success and social and environmental responsibility.

Implenia, with its headquarters in Dietlikon near Zurich, employs more than 6500 people and posted turnover of around CHF 2.7 billion in 2012. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554). More information can be found at www.implenia.com.