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  • The adventure called Belgrade 2017, Part two – European Indoor Championships are here…at last

    Monday 20 March 2017

    Here is the first day of the European Indoor Championships, Belgrade 2017. Although I still didn’t have my accreditation I was full of good vibes, took some tickets so I could go inside and catch the morning session. Once I got in the arena and took my place I felt the mood and the feeling was like something extraordinary is about to happen over the next couple of days. During the first starts, I noticed some of the cool things related to the venue and the way it is organised. The main things that caught my eyes were:

    • The ...

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  • The adventure called Belgrade 2017, Part one – Smooth sailing to the European Indoor Championships…

    Sunday 19 March 2017

    I was waiting for the moment to leave my home and start the trip to the 34th European Indoor Championships, Belgrade 2017. How everything started: I got up at 3:30 AM, a quick shower and then I took all the luggage prepared last night. At 4:30 AM I was already in the taxi going to the station from where I had to catch the bus. It is 5:00 AM already and we were about to leave Sofia to go the border. Luckily for us there was not a lot of traffic and in about an hour we ...

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  • Athlete Stewarding, what is it?

    Monday 27 February 2017

    The weekend of the British Indoor Team Trials, was both exhilarating and nerve-wracking from beginning to end, but definitely an enjoyable one.

    It all started for me back in December when I received the email from British Athletics informing me I had been appointed as an athlete steward, this was the first time I had been to a meeting of such stature. I didn't really know what an athlete steward did but assumed I would be working around athletes. After asking other officials who had done this before I learned that I would be escorting athletes from first call ...

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