Besides the EOC Order of Merit, the EUROPEAN OLYMPIC LAUREL AWARDS have been created in 2007. It is remitted in recognition of outstanding roles in the promotion and development of Sport and it is given on occasion of the EOC General Assembly, usually in November.
Individuals or organisations may be the beneficiaries.
May be admitted any person or organisation that has:
- Performed outstanding services in favour of the promotion of Sport within their country
- Achieved remarkable merit in the sporting world
- Contributed to the promotion of cooperation between the European NOCsand more generally, any person or organisation that has played an important role in the enhancement of participation and development of sport at all levels.