Kids sport event European everyday sport

With the conclusion of panels session at the second day of the International conference #EUEverydaySport on 30th of September, the participants had an opportunity to take part in a mini athletics event for children that welcomed 140 young athletes aged 5 to 12 and showed them the magic of sport. The young athletes were awarded medals at the end by Prof. Dr. Pencho Geshev, the rector of the National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski” which was the institution that hosted the event. Other medals were also awarded by Prof. Dr. Apostol Slavchev, Deputy Rector, Prof. Dr. Stefan Stoykov, Head of the Athletics Department and Theresa Marinova, the Olympic champion and teacher at the Academy. The whole sports event had been organised by Ivailo Lazarov, a lecturer at the Athletics Department of the National Sports Academy and a coach at Athletics Club of the Academy (CLASS). Young participants also had a chance to meet Mirela Demireva, silver medalist at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.