UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community


Osa and Jacobsen retain top positions in January

February 12, 2013

The Norwegian duo of Rune Osa and Ingunn Gatland Jacobsen maintained their positions as the two most active members on the European Athletics Young Leaders Community during the month of January.

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Rune Osa
Ingunn Gatland Jacobsen

European Athletics launches the new Athletics Community Facebook page.

February 4, 2013

The new page is the latest promotional effort for the Community. On the Facebook page, you will be able to learn about the Community members and their great projects.  You will also be able to engage with some of the smartest young brains in the sport.

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Volunteer Profile: Helgi Björnsson and Brynjar Gunnarsson

January 17, 2013

Since 1999, the friendship of Iceland’s Helgi Björnsson and Brynjar Gunnarsson has been inextricably linked with their passion for athletics.  So much so that just we had to profile them as a pair.

Since the duo first met at athletics practice as children, they have been loyal training partners and then classmates studying sports science at Reykjavík University.  Both coach young athletes at their club IR Reykjavik and both volunteered for the European Team Championship 3rd League when it was staged in Reykjavik in 2011.


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