UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community


October Activity Report: Schweitzer moves to Number 2

November 9, 2012

The month of October saw Jochen Schweitzer of Germany overtake Britain’s Malcolm Wallace to claim second position on the Community’s most active members table as well as a gold European Athletics-UNESCO certificate with 622 hours.  Norway’s Rune Osa, meanwhile stays at the top of the list with 1,126 hours.

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Vote for European Athlete of the Month for October

November 4, 2012

October is traditionally a transitional month in the athletics calendar with the focus of attention on road races and the very early cross country events.

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Volunteer Profile: José Maria Romero Riol

October 31, 2012

Barcelona’s José Maria Romero Riol was really looking forward to competing at the 2011 marathon in his home town.

For him, nothing compares to the feeling of running, and running competitively. Unfortunately, an accident in the build-up to the race deprived him of the chance to run that year.

Some people would let this drag them down, but not José. Instead, he did the next best thing – he volunteered and helped make the marathon a great success.

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