NEWS

15 Sep 2022

EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi meets with squash leaders

CATEGORIES: EOC · Sports Events

European Olympic Committees (EOC) Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi held a meeting with senior representatives of the World Squash Federation (WSF), European Squash Federation, and the Italian Squash Federation (FIGS) at the EOC headquarters in Rome, Italy on 13 September 2022.

Discussions centred around the promotion of squash and its contribution to healthy living in Europe. Participants also spoke about the possibility of future collaboration at the European Games and other EOC events.

President of the European Squash Federation Thomas Troedsson was present at the meeting alongside the President of the Italian Squash Federation Antonella Granata, Honorary President of the Italian Squash Federation Siro Zanella, Vice Presidents of the Italian Squash Federation Pier Maria Spettoli and Marco Micoli, and Secretary of the General Direction of the National Teams Davide Babini.

Secretary General Pagnozzi said, “It was a pleasure to talk to our friends from the World Squash Federation, European Squash Federation and the Italian Squash Federation to discuss ideas and approaches of how to promote the sport in Europe. We believe that the sport has a growing fanbase in the continent and is moving in a positive direction. Additionally, we examined concepts regarding a potential collaboration at future editions of the European Games.”