SERGEY BUBKA MEETS EU LEADERS IN BRUSSELS 23 July 2013, Brussels - Ukraine NOC President Sergey Bubka met the European Commission Vice - President Siim Kallas and European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Androula Vassiliou today in Brussels as they discussed the key issues facing the development of sport today and their vision for the future of sport and the Olympic Movement.
Nawal El Moutawakel: ‘I’m impressed of what is done in Donetsk in terms of athletics legacy of the IAAF World Youth Championships’ High class competition facility RSC ‘Olympiysky’ as well as restored ‘Kirovets’ training venue would be in disposal of the professional and amateur athletes as a legacy of the IAAF World Youth Championships. It will surely give momentum for young athletes of the city of Donetsk for more active involvement in sport activity. This was the common belief of the honourable quests and the participants of the event who examined the legacy left for the sport of athletics in the city guided by Donetsk native and IOC Member Sergey Bubka.
The NOC of Ukraine Executive Committee supports Sergey Bubka’s candidacy for the position of IOC President The Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine during their meeting today expressed unanimous support for the candidacy of Sergey Bubka for the Presidency of the International Olympic Committee.