40th EOC Seminar comes to a close in Vienna

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VIENNA,AUSTRIA,18.MAY.19 - OLYMPICS - EOC meeting. Image shows the participants. Photo: GEPA pictures/ Christian Walgram

The 40th European Olympic Committees (EOC) Seminar concluded in the Austrian capital of Vienna, with reports on upcoming EOC sports events, an update from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and presentations on two exciting projects being organised by the NOC of Spain and NOC of Austria.

With only 33 days to go to the start of the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019, Minsk European Games Organising Committee (MEGOC) Deputy CEO Anatol Kotau outlined how the organising committee has grown from a staff of 33 in January 2018 to 811 at present. He added that some 190,000 tickets for the Games have already been sold, and that the medals for the Games will be unveiled on 21 May.

“There has been a lot of work done in Minsk so that we reach the second edition of the European Games, and I would like to congratulate the entire team and I am sure that the Games will be a big success,” said Spyros Capralos, EOC Coordination Commission Chair for Minsk 2019. “All venues are ready and operational and are waiting for your athletes.”

The Secretary General of the International Mediterranean Games Committee, Iakovos Filippousis attended the works of the 40th EOC Seminar.