Οpening of the works of the 62nd International Session of the International Olympic Academy for Young Olympic Ambassadors

Her Excellency the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou will declare the opening of the works of the 62nd International Session of the International Olympic Academy for Young Olympic Ambassadors on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at the Hill of Pnyx.

The main subject of the works of the Session that will take place at the renovated IOA facilities in Ancient Olympia, from 12 to 23 June, is: “The Olympic Movement and Olympism in digital era” and its special subject is: “The promotion of physical activity via digital engagement strategies and virtual sports”.

The President of the International Olympic Academy Isidoros Kouvelos will welcome the young men and women from all over the world while the President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, and IOC Member Mr Spyros Capralos, on behalf of President Tomas Bach and the Vice President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee Stelios Aggeloudis will address the guests.

125 young men and women from 80 countries as well as 7 lecturers, 19 coordinators and 12 observers will participate in the 62nd International Session.

The lecturers are:

Prof. Dr. Jim Parry (Great Britain), Dr. Alberto Carrio Sampedro (Spain), Assoc. Prof. Ian Brittain (Great Britain), Prof. Dr. Emilio FERNÁNDEZ PEÑA (Spain), Dr. George Iliou (Greece), Prof. Vincent Pereira (GBR), Ms Zhang HONG (China).