National Olympic Committee of Burundi hosts General Assembly

The National Olympic Committee of Burundi held its ordinary General Assembly on 29 August in Bujumbura.

Among the items on the agenda were an address by the President, the activity report of 2019 and the activities of 2020 to date, approval of the 2019 financial report, preparations for Tokyo 2020 and an analysis of the membership rules of the NOC and the governance statutes for National Federations.

Before closing the General Assembly the best athletes of 2019 were awarded. A total of 58 young athletes (including 27 girls) from 7 federations won 120 medals worldwide, continental and regional.

Tennis star Sada Nahimana won the jackpot with a sum of 4.150.000 Fbu. Other athletes who distinguished themselves were awarded including Judokate Ada who came back with 1.750.000 Fbu.

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