15 Feb 2022

EOC President Capralos meets Polish Sports Minister and NOC Poland in Beijing

Categories: EOC

15 February 2022

EOC President Spyros Capralos has met with Polish Minister of Sport and Tourism Kamil Bortniczuk, and Polish Olympic Committee President Andrzej Kraśnicki and Secretary General Adam Krzesiński for an update on preparations for the Krakow & Malopolska 2023 European Games, which will take place from 21 June to 2 July.

The main topic of the meeting, held in Beijing during the Olympic Winter Games, was the Host City & Region Contract (HCRC), which is set to be finalised soon.

They also discussed the role that the Ministry of Sport and Tourism can play in the build-up to the event and the sports programme, confirming it now includes twenty-four sports: archery, athletics, badminton, 3×3 basketball, beach handball, beach soccer, boxing, breaking, canoe, cycling, fencing, judo, karate, modern pentathlon, muaythai, kickboxing, padel, shooting, ski jumping, sport climbing, table tennis, taekwondo, teqball and triathlon.

Polish President Andrzej Duda also signed an act in support of the event in December, confirming the backing of the government for the organisation of the event.