NEWS

STATEMENT FROM EOC ATHLETES COMMISSION ON COVID19

20 March 2020

Dear Fellow Athletes,

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic that is gripping our world right now, we would like to continue to show our support, reassurance and solidarity with you all at this time of uncertainty.

We would like to encourage the continuation of open lines of communication and welcome the platforms provided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission to engage in global conference calls and updates regarding the coronavirus.

We, the EOC Athletes’ Commission, would like to remind you of the different services available to you should you find them necessary. They can be found on the IOC’s Athlete365 online platform and app: https://www.olympic.org/athlete365/well-being/mind-matters-ways-to-look-after-your-mental-health/

Please do avail of any support made available and do not hesitate to contact the EOC, which continues to provide support to athletes and the NOCs of Europe at this time.

We wish you much strength, resilience and all the absolute best with your modified training routines in the coming weeks and months. Do not lose hope in your continued preparation for Tokyo 2020.

Best wishes,

The EOC Athletes’ Commission