Danilo Vucetic, Serbian Ambassador to Turkey, said that Erzurum, which will host 13th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival, is beautiful city. Jussi Soini, Delegate of Finnish Embassy in Turkey, also stated that Erzurum has every opportunity for winter sports.
Medical staff who will work at European Olympic Winter Festival completed their preparations. Health and Anti-doping Director Dr. Gürsel Bedir, emphasized that their vision is to give fastest, optimum and best services at competitions and EYOF Medical team is ready to the core for the festival.
As we count down the days for 13th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival, Turkey’s representatives have come to the last stage of preparations. Turkey’s cross country skiing team for EYOF is continuing their preparations at Kandilli Nordic Center which will host the competitions at EYOF 2017 Erzurum.
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.
Hazar Karagöl is one of the athletes who will represent Turkey at 13th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival. Karagöl had no dreams about sports until 2011 but today, he is one of the athletes that Turkey’s expects them to get medals at EYOF 2017.
Pekka Niemela, Head Coach of Turkish National Ski Jumping Team, talked about the ski jumping’s progress in Turkey. “Turkey has the first generation of ski jumpers. This generation will open the road for next generations. First generation is creating a ski jumping culture in Turkey.”
“Erzurum, which is one of the rising winter sports centers in Europe, is preparing to host continent’s most talented athletes. Turkey will be represented by 69 athletes at 13th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival which will take place from 11 to 18 February in Erzurum.”
Turkish National Biathlon Team, which includes four girl and four boy athletes, is getting prepared for the upcoming event at Kandilli Skiing Center in Erzurum. Biathlete Gülşah Aga, national team coaches Nihan Erdiler and Yuri Ivanov Mitev talked about the process.
Akif Çağatay Kılıç, Turkey’s Minister of Youth and Sports, hosted the athletes that will participate at the EYOF 2017. During the event, Çağatay Kılıç talked about how important this organisation is for our country and added: “There have been some threats to peace in our country and Turkey’s unity as a whole. You will respond to these threats with your performance.”
European Youth Winter Olympic Festival will take place in Erzurum, Turkey on Fabruary 11-18. 16 years old Muhammed Ali Bedir will be the host country’s only ski jumper at EYOF 2017. Bedir knows how important his role will be but he’s also proud about the fact he has a chance to make history. He also talked about what makes ski jumping an unique sport.
Türkiye’nin ilk kez ev sahipliği yapacağı 2017 Avrupa Gençlik Olimpik Kış Festivali’nde (EYOF) ülkemizi snowboard branşında temsil edecek sekiz sporcudan biri olan Yavuz Dumlu, çok çalıştıklarını ve başarılı olacaklarına inandığını söyledi.
Türkiye’nin ilk kez düzenleyeceği 2017 Avrupa Gençlik Olimpik Kış Festivali (EYOF) için Erzurum’da hazırlıklar devam ediyor. EYOF 2017 Erzurum’da Alp Disiplini’nden Sorumlu Delege Christer Weiss, yaptığı incelemeler sonunda tesislerden çok etkilendiğini belirterek, “Net söyleyebilirim ki Palandöken, EYOF için hazır” ifadelerini kullandı.
Turkish National Team athletes keep their hard work without a break for the European Youth Olympic Festival 2017 which will host numerous young athletes from all over the Europe. Taking into consideration rising of Turkey’s rise in winter sports, expectations for EYOF 2017 Erzurum is also high.
İki yıl önce Lihteştayn’da yapılan EYOF’ta ülkemizi biatlon branşında temsil eden milli sporcu Şerife Tuncer, 2017 Avrupa Gençlik Olimpik Kış Festivali’nin (EYOF) ülkemizde düzenlenecek olmasının, mücadele edecek sporcular için hem avantaj hem de çok iyi bir deneyim olacağını söyledi.
The voting process for determining the name of the mascot of 2017 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), which will be held in Erzurum from 11 to 18 February, began on the official social media accounts of Erzurum 2017.
Turkey will host a Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) edition for the first time in history since its beginning in 1993 in Italy. EYOF 2017 will be held from 11 to 18 February 2017 in Erzurum, the most experienced city of Turkey in winter games.
Erzurum 2017 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) will be promoted in the East Mediterranean International Tourism and Travel Exhibition (EMITT), one of the top five tourism exhibitions in the world between 26-19 January in Istanbul.