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  • Hello from Bavaria

    Monday 06 December 2010

    First I'd like to introduce myself. My Name is Jochen, I'm 28 years old and I live in Bavaria in Germany. Although I have just officially joined the Young Leaders Community, I'm such a thing like a veteran here, because I was one of the participants of the first Youth Forum at the European Championships in Gothenburg back in 2006.

    My life has been strongly linked with athletics since I was a child, so it´s no exaggeration that it is my sport for life!

    At the age of 18 I became responsible for competition management in ...

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  • Dear Friends!

    Thursday 02 December 2010

    Here is the second part of my story about the European Cross Country Championship Budapest 2012.

    Last Saturday in Hungary we had the National Cross Country Championship. This race is also a European Athletics Cross Country Permit Competition. It was the first public event, which belongs to the European Cross Country Championship Budapest 2012. So on one hand it was a regular national championship, but on the other hand it was something new.

    There were the usual races, but we also had a brand new one for the public. What was new? It’s called the ’Santa Claus Run’. It ...

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  • Dear Friends,

    Monday 29 November 2010

    I want to let you all know about the European Athletics Junior Championships, which are going to take place next summer in my country, and give some good news for anyone who might want to be a part of it.

    I know it will be incredible and that Tallinn and the Estonian Athletic Association will give their best to host a great event from 21-24 July. Right now, the organising committee is looking for volunteers. This is your opportunity to be a member of fantastic team and see a wonderful city. I promise that you will not regret it!

    To ...

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