Kazakhstan

The Kazakh Olympic Academy of Sport and Tourism honoured the IOA President

The Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism honoured the IOA President, Mr Isidoros Kouvelos, with the title of Honorary Professor in a ceremony that took place during the glorious opening of the 18th International Scientific Congress for Olympic Sport and Sport for All, held in the Opera of Almaty, Kazakhstan from October 1 to 4.

The IOA President, after thanking the President of the Kazakh Academy of Sport and Tourism, Prof. Kairat ZAKIRYANOV, stated that it is a great honour for him personally but also for the International Olympic Academy, since this distinction reflects the whole operation of the IOA during the last years.

This honorary distinction was awarded to Mr Isidoros Kouvelos for the work of the IOA on the cultivation, development and propagation of the Olympic values and the Olympic education globally.