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Conference of athletes of all continents in Prague

Conference of athletes of all continents in Prague Thirteen hundred guests from all over the world, including sports stars from all continents, will meet this week in Prague during the XXII. The General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees, accompanying meetings and the award ceremony of the ANOC Awards. The largest meeting of representatives of the Olympic movement, which the Czech Republic hosted, will take place during the next five days at the Prague Hilton Hotel.

"Everything is prepared, we only solve the details and matters that change during the march - as with such big and important events. This year's session is a record number of guests, " said Jiří Kejval, Chairman of the Czech Olympic Committee. "We are working with the Association of National Olympic Committees on the organization, and we try to get everything right so that the representatives of the Olympic Movement can only get the best impression from Prague. We will try to introduce them to Czech Republic, Czech sport, culture and architecture, products and Czech skill.

From Tuesday 31 October, commissions, the ANOC Executive Committee and some continental associations will be held. The winner of the doubles at the Tournament, Andrea Hlaváčková, together with the figure skater Tomáš Verner, will welcome delegates and guests of the sessions, including ANOC Chairman Šejk Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah and Chairman of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach .

"We expect representatives of 205 national Olympic committees, a number of international sports federations, teams of organizers of the forthcoming Olympic Games. An internationally known athlete will also come to the ANOC Awards. We can not reveal their names, you will not find them until the ceremonial announcement, " said Petr Graclík, secretary general of the Czech Olympic Committee.

More than 140 volunteers are helping organize meetings. Preparations would not go without the help of partners and state institutions. The meeting was supported by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry for Regional Development with CzechTourism.

"Together with the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we work closely together to ensure security, visa and protocol matters that match the importance of an international event such as the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees. Sports conferences that take part in the whole world are also a great diplomatic opportunity for Czech sport, " said Roman Kumpošt, vice-chairman of the WWTP for foreign affairs.

XXII itself. The General Assembly of ANOC will be held on 2nd and 3rd November. "It is an honor for us to meet in Prague, the historic city. The cooperation of the Association of National Olympic Committees and the Czech Olympic Committee is excellent and I would like to thank for the warm welcome, " said Sheik Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. "The ANOC General Assembly is an opportunity for the National Olympic Committees to deal with all the issues they face."

Celebrating the performances of the best athletes and athletes of the continents this year and several other sports figures will be the ANOC Awards, which is directed by Michal Caban. It will be accompanied by Czech television moderators Daniela Písařovicová and Daniel Stach . The gala evening is held on November 2 at the Karlín Forum.


Source: tz Olympic.cz, edited editorially



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