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July 3, 2015
Young Leaders Community 6-month evaluation: More than 40 hours per day donated to athletics

Time flies, and here we are already into July, a month of many important athletics events all over Europe, including the European Athletics U23 and Junior championships.  It is also the time for a half-year review of the evolution of the European Athletics Young Leaders Community in 2015.

As of 30 June, our YLC had registered at total of 66,781 volunteer hours for work on  events or coaching or as part of a project team, et cetera, since 2011, with 7,427 of them since the beginning of this year.  Think about it, in the last six months we have donated on average more than 40 hours per day to the sport! 

And speaking of projects, no less than 32 have been created so far this year.  That’s more than one new project per week.

In addition, there has been a considerable increase in visits and interactions on our Facebook page.  We are up 691 “likes”! 

The platforms provided by our website and Facebook page are giving the world an idea of how active and important we as a community are for helping to deliver and develop athletics. 


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Current members - 1969

  • Silva, Nuno (brothynuno)
  • Holy, Vojtech (Vojta)
  • bartolome, alfredo (albarmont)
  • galea, richalda (richalda)
  • Naumanen, Saara (saaranaumanen)
  • Guðmundsson, Sölvi (solvi3)
  • Hartenstein, Astrid (Asti)
  • reigado, beto  (reigado)
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Welcome to the European Athletics Young Leaders Community

Our mission is to promote volunteer work and projects in athletics in order to help our members develop themselves and make valuable contributions to the sport and their local communities.

We do this by recognising the work and accomplishments of our members, providing support and building a network of like-minded friends.

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We invite you to have a look around our site and if you like what you see, join the community. It’s free and all you need is access to the internet.

If you represent an athletics club, school, race or meeting that would like to help its volunteers get recognition from European Athletics, join the community and register your event (championship, meeting, road race, etc.) or organisation (club, school, etc.) as a community partner.

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A story from Denmark

Tuesday 09 June 2015

This year I have been active in athletics for 16 years (since I was 5 years old). My young leader role started in my own club, where I took over ...

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