48th EOC General Assembly takes place in Warsaw

The 48th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) took place on 25-26 October in Warsaw, Poland.

ANOC Secretary General Gunilla Lindberg delivered a presentation on the latest ANOC activities, with a particular focus on the recent ANOC World Beach Games and ANOC General Assembly. IOC President Thomas Bach delivered a welcome address where he stressed the need for unity, political neutrality and solidarity within the Olympic Movement.

EOC President Janez Kocijančič thanked the organisers of the four EOC multi-sports events held in 2019, with particular praise reserved for the organisers of the European Games Minsk 2019. Reports for the Games were delivered as well as status updates on the next edition of the European Games and upcoming Olympic Games.

The 100th Anniversary Gala for the National Olympic Committee of Poland was held following the conclusion of the General Assembly. World silver medallist high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh (UKR) was awarded the Piotr Nurowski Best Young Athlete.

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