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Volunteer Spotlight: Sylke Schliessmann

May 16, 2012

Businesswoman Sylke Schliessmann has been spending her summers as a serial volunteer at Europe’s most important athletics events.

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Sylke Schließmann Sylke Schließmann (European Athletics)

Annette Nørgaard Jensen: Enthusiasm for club and country

May 14, 2012

Although women leaders are hardly rare in Danish sport, Annette Nørgaard Jensen’s energy and enthusiasm for her club, Skive Athletics, have been exceptional, making her a role model for anyone – female or male - hoping to get things done in athletics. 

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Annette Nørgaard Jensen, the 2011 European Athletics Women's Leadership Award winner from Denmark. Annette Nørgaard Jensen, the 2011 European Athletics Women's Leadership Award winner from Denmark. European Athletics

Volunteer Spotlight: Luis Filipe Fernandez

May 8, 2012

Multi-talented Mexican Luis Filipe Fernandez is enjoying life in Barcelona, Spain, where he has lived since 2009. His busy schedule includes photography, study, cooking, partying and meeting people through volunteer work in sport, especially his favourite sport, athletics. 

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