CM – IOC Announces Claiming of NOC Athlete Commissions Grants


According to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a total of 70 National Olympic Committees (NOC) have applied for funding to set up athletes’ committees.

The IOC has given the 70 NOCs $ 10,000 (£ 7,400 / 8,800 €) is donated to the Olympic Solidarity NOC Athlete Commission as part of its activity grants.

The money will be used to set up athlete commissions for those NOCs that don’t have one.

According to the Olympic Charter, NOCs are encouraged to set up an athletes commission, to strengthen “athlete representation” across the Olympic Movement.

Other NOCs have used the money to fund important workshops on key issues such as anti-doping, mental health and safer sports, the IOC said / p> “This grant is the result of a recommendation from the International Athletes Forum held in 2019 to further strengthen the voice of athletes in the Olympic Movement, recognized by the IOC pted and implemented, « said Emma Terho, Chair of the IOC Athletes Commission.

 » I am positively impressed by the number of NOC Athletes Commissions that applied for this funding in the second year, and by the various activities run for athletes around the world.

« I encourage everyone to make the most of this opportunity, and I look forward to seeing what projects the scholarships will fund in 2022. »

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