Turkey will host EYOF’s Winter Edition for the first time and Erdener said that everything is ready for the event and added: “Winter EYOF 2017 will take place in Erzurum as planned. This was discussed at EOC’s Executive Meeting. According to their report about the event, there is no problem. Erzurum is ready to host EYOF. No one has doubts about that.

Erzurum shared some details from the meeting in Lausanne which included Thomas Bach, President of International Olympic Committee and other members: “They know that Erzurum’s has no problem and there was a positive atmosphere in the room. As far as I know, after the meeting there were positive comments.”

Erdener said that European Youth Olympic Winter Festival will take place in Erzurum without a problem and added: “EOC also thanked again Turkey for its support to the organisation.”

Lastly, Erdener talked about the importance of 13th European Youth Olympic Winter taking place in Erzurum, Turkey. “This is an opportunity to promote Erzurum and Turkey’s winter sports infrastructure.”

EOC Chairman and Vice President of Turkish National Olympic Committee Hasan Arat said that he is also happy about the positive atmosphere and comments in the meeting.”

UĞUR ERDENER TALKED ABOUT EYOF 2017 ERZURUM

28.01.2017



Uğur Erdener, Chairman of International Olympic Committee (IOC) and President of Turkish National Olympic Committee (TMOK), made a brief statement after European Olympic Committees’ Executive Meeting in Lausanne and said that there is no obstacle for EYOF 2017 Erzurum.