UNESCO European Athletics Young Leaders Community

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  • Do you remember Paris 2003?

    Friday 10 June 2011

    As a new guy in the community, I would like to share a special experience with you. The 2003 IAAF World Championships in Athletics was the first time that I was volunteer!

    I was 18 years old and I lived in Paris for 2 weeks. The volunteers had the possibility to have a room near the Athletes’ Village and I was happy to take it. Every morning I rode the metro on a special line only for volunteers and athletes. I had some good surprises sometimes. I remember I sat in front of Carolina Klüft one the morning of her ...

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  • Suggestions for the future of the Young Leaders Community

    Tuesday 07 June 2011

    Hi Everyone

    We are both members of clubs in Finland and we have been thinking how the Young Leaders Community could better serve our clubs and what benefits it could provide those clubs that become partners in the community. Here is what we have come up with…

    Sport clubs are in need of different contacts. Their leaders need contacts to other clubs so that they can arrange meetings, trips to abroad, find competitions abroad and make cooperation. Their coaches need to find other coaches to exchange ideas and knowledge. And the same thing is true with executive managers, youth managers ...

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  • Hi everybody!

    Friday 03 June 2011

    Dear Members,

    I want to thank Olivier for his good job since January in the community. I wish you the best for the future and hope to see you soon on the community!

    As he introduced me, my name is Pierre Puyjalon and I will have the pleasure to do my best to make the community as attractive as possible for the next months!

    Who am I?! That is the question today! So, I am French, I am 26 years old and athletics is definitely my favorite sport! I use to practice almost all the events of athletics as a ...

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