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  • Competing for fun with your colleagues

    Wednesday 24 August 2011

    Last weekend in Lausanne the “2011 Triathlon Relais Entreprise” (Companies Triathlon Relay) was organised. The concept is quite simple, companies can name as many teams of three from their employees as they want, each team member being assigned to one of the three activities: swimming, cycling, or running.

    This year, participants had to be (very!) motivated since the start with swimming was at 7:15 on a Sunday morning.

    As I had never been to a triathlon event and because European Athletics had its own team I decided to go there to cheer for them and take some pictures of ...

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  • Update on the 18th SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Velenje

    Monday 15 August 2011

    Dear Young Leaders Community,

    Time is flying now and we are already in August. Can you believe that here in Velenje we are thinking every day about the SPAR European Cross Country Championships?

    Well, we are. In fact, the organisation of the event is going fine. I am happy that I can say this. However, there are still things to be improved. Without admitting our own weak points and looking for good solutions there can be no progress and consequently no great events, as I believe this one will be.

    Our event website is already on line and you can ...

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  • Starter at the French national meeting in Marseille!

    Wednesday 10 August 2011

    Hi everyone,

    My name is SovanDara Lim but my friends call me Dara. I am 19 years old and I have been practicing athletics since 2007. I live in France in the beautiful city of Salon-de-Provence. The local club, Athlétique Club Salonnais, has a strong reputation for its throwers. However, there are also some sprinters like me :) My coach is Michel Escudier. He has coached some good athletes in the sprints and hurdles.

    I would like to share my experience of volunteering during the recent French national meeting in Marseille, which took place on the first weekend of June. I ...

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