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Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) brief National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on the implementation of the winter sport project

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  The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa ANOCA AfricaOlympic com following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Gangwon Province Republic of Korea on March 16 2022 in Cairo Egypt held a meeting briefing with the National Olympic Committees NOCs on April 20 2022 to inform them about the implementation of the winter sports project The MOU among others will see the two organizations collaborate on the following Promote the success of the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games Participate in the Winter Sports Support Project for Youth in Snowless Countries Guide the African youth team to participate in the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 Peace Olympic The PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation has been appointed by Gangwon Province to run the project to support youth winter sports in snowless countries In this regard a communication was also sent to all African NOCs to nominate athletes to participate in this project The project will be implemented in phases with the first two week training camp scheduled for late May June 2022 and another in 2023 Athletes born between 2006 and 2009 are eligible to participate in the program They can be into any sport and are interested in playing winter sports The sports that are part of the project are Bobsleigh Skeleton Luge Alpine Ski Cross country Snowboarding Beyond sports training athletes will have educational sessions on anti doping equality human rights and peace All costs related to airfares accommodation meals apparel and equipment will be borne by the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation 100 athletes will be part of the program with 60 expected to come from the African continent ANOCA President Mr Mustapha Berraf said ANOCA is pleased to work with Gangwon Province PyeongChang Legacy Foundation 2018 and the NOCs in the realization of this project This will give young Africans the opportunity to develop skills in other sports not previously associated with our continent We will continue to identify key strategic partnerships with potential organizations and partners in the development of sport on the African continent ANOCA will be represented in the project team by IOC Member Mr William Blick and Technical Director Ms Ezera Tshabangu while the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation will be represented by Mr Arram Kim Director of Education
Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) brief National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on the implementation of the winter sport project

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Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa

The Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) (AfricaOlympic.com), following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea, on March 16, 2022 in Cairo, Egypt, held a meeting briefing with the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) on April 20, 2022 to inform them about the implementation of the winter sports project. The MOU, among others, will see the two organizations collaborate on the following:

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Promote the success of the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games Participate in the Winter Sports Support Project for Youth in Snowless Countries Guide the African youth team to participate in the Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 ‘Peace Olympic’

Legacy Foundation

The PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation has been appointed by Gangwon Province to run the project to support youth winter sports in snowless countries. In this regard, a communication was also sent to all African NOCs to nominate athletes to participate in this project. The project will be implemented in phases, with the first two-week training camp scheduled for late May/June 2022 and another in 2023. Athletes born between 2006 and 2009 are eligible to participate in the program. They can be into any sport and are interested in playing winter sports. The sports that are part of the project are Bobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge, Alpine Ski, Cross country, Snowboarding. Beyond sports training, athletes will have educational sessions on anti-doping, equality, human rights and peace. All costs related to airfares, accommodation, meals, apparel and equipment will be borne by the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation. 100 athletes will be part of the program, with 60 expected to come from the African continent.

Mustapha Berraf

ANOCA President, Mr. Mustapha Berraf, said: “ANOCA is pleased to work with Gangwon Province, PyeongChang Legacy Foundation 2018 and the NOCs in the realization of this project. This will give young Africans the opportunity to develop skills in other sports not previously associated with our continent. We will continue to identify key strategic partnerships with potential organizations and partners in the development of sport on the African continent.”

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ANOCA will be represented in the project team by IOC Member Mr. William Blick and Technical Director Ms. Ezera Tshabangu, while the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation will be represented by Mr. Arram Kim, Director of Education .

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