On 1-3 March the 35thEuropean Indoor Championships were held in Glasgow. The large representation of Poland took part in the event. There were also representatives of the future organiser of the European championships, the organising committee from Toruń.

On 27 April 2018 in Berlin the European Athletics Council awarded the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships to Toruń! At the final stage the Polish city beat out the Dutch Apeldoorn by 11 votes to 4.