Despite the visit from His Serene Highness alongside other Royal Highnesses during the individual event at the Games of Small States of Europe, the President of the European Olympic Committee, Mr Spyros CAPRALOS, was also on site.
A fruitful meeting took place between members of the European Judo Union and the European Olympic Committee, including their respected Presidents. EJU President Dr TÓTH László, alongside EJU Vice-President Hrvoje LINDI and EJU General Treasurer, Envic GALEA met with EOC President, Mr Spyros Capralos together with EOC Sports Director, Peter BRULL and EOC Adviser, Ms Alexandra GRISPOU. Mr Capralos last visited the judo event at EYOF 2022, where he was impressed with the co-operation of the LOC and EJU, as well as the enthusiasm that was displayed in the venue.
The President of the European Judo Union, Dr Toth Laszlo was delighted with the memo of the meeting;
First of all, we are honoured that EOC President, Mr Spyros Capralos took time out to meet with us, we very much appreciate it. We have spoken about the up and coming European Games where judo will be part of the programme with the mixed team events. We have also had a discussion about this years European Youth Olympic Festival. Furthermore, planning for future cooperations were on topic too including the 2027 European Games. Mr Capralos knows judo very well and has a big interest, he follows judo himself, which is once again an honour for us to acknowledge.
Author: Szandra Szogedi