15. August 2022

EYOF 2022 in Banská Bystrica shown in numbers

The European Youth Olympic Festival in Banská Bystrica brought, during its seven days (24 – 30 July 2022), an innumerable amount of great sports battles and experiences for future stars of ten sports sectors, including three team ones, in which young people competed under the Urpín and the surrounding area – mostly from 14 to […]

30. July 2022

Let her be happy in what she does

Renáta Jamrichová won two gold medals at the EYOF 2022 on Friday. First, in the afternoon, she dominated the girls’ singles, and later, together with her partner Daniel Balaščák, they won gold for the host country, this time in the mixed doubles. “It was a difficult match against quality opponents, but we managed it excellently. […]

EYOF 2022 surprised with attendance, almost 150.000 people visited the competitions and fan zones

Sixteenth summer European Youth Olympic Festival EYOF 2022  in Banská Bystrica and its surroundings is  coming to an end. Seven days of unforgettable moments and sports joy performed by young athletes in ten sports, but also commitment of the organisers, dedication and willingness of volunteers, and sporting experiences for a large number of spectators or […]

EOC President Capralos: We have united European youth in a city with a big heart

The 16th summer EYOF in Banská Bystrica will end on Saturday. During the week full of competitions, the athletes performed several unforgettable performances. Even the president of the European Olympic Committees, Spyros Capralos, did not miss many of them. “It was a fantastic week in Banská Bystrica because we managed to bring together European youth […]

Slovak Olympic and Sports Committee donates torch to EOC President

During the ongoing 16th European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), a range of accompanying activities have taken place in and around Banská Bystrica. One of them was the ceremonial presentation of a set of medals to the President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), Spyros Capralos, on July 28 in the premises of Beniczky restaurant. On […]

29. July 2022

Golden day for the host country: The tennis players dominated the courts

Slovak tennis player Renáta Jamrichová won two gold medals during the penultimate day of the EYOF 2022 in Banská Bystrica. She first won in the singles final and later, with her partner Daniel Balaščák also won the mixed doubles final. Due to the unfavorable weather forecast, the climax of the tennis competitions was moved from […]

Home favourite Jamrichova shines bright on Day five at EYOF Banská Bystrica 2022

The penultimate day of action at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Banská Bystrica 2022 resulted in Slovakia winning their first gold medals of the event, thanks to the unstoppable form of Renata Jamrichova, who won gold in both the girls singles and mixed doubles tennis competitions. Centre court at the Sports Park tennis venue […]

Olha Mashanienkova takes gold in an epic encounter at EYOF Banská Bystrica 2022

Ukraine picked up its fourth gold medal of the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Banská Bystrica 2022 thanks to a record-breaking performance from Olha Mashanienkova in the girls 400m hurdles final at the Athletics Sports Park Stadium. Mashanienkova set a new personal best time after clocking in at 59.49 to seal the gold medal ahead […]

EOC President Capralos awards certificates to European Young Olympic Ambassadors at EYOF Banská Bystrica 2022

European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Spyros Capralos awarded members of the European Young Olympic Ambassadors (EYOA) Programme diplomas for their work in helping to promote and strengthen the Olympic Values at the 16 th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF). Organised under the patronage of the EOC Culture and Education Commission, the EYOA programme aims […]

The region under Urpín came to life during the EYOF

The European Summer Olympic Festival (EYOF) 2022 is fast approaching its end. Already on Saturday, the flame of peace will go out at the closing ceremony, and only memories will remain behind the festival. Banská Bystrica is experiencing an exceptional week, the likes of which we haven't had in Slovakia for a long time. EYOF […]

EJU president welcomes EOC prezident to the judo event at EYOF

Not only did the opening day of the judo event get off to a sensational start, with an electric atmosphere and some of our most talented youth demonstrating impeccable judo, but we were honoured to welcome both our own EJU President, Dr László TÓTH, and the EOC President, Mr Spyros CAPRALOS. It was with great […]

A rare visit to Banská Bystrica: The FAN zone is full of memories of EYOF 2019 in Baku

Under the Slovak National Uprising Monument in Banská Bystrica, representatives of Slovak schools met with representatives of the National Olympic Committee of the Azerbaijani Republic and Azerbaijani students who arrived as one delegation for a meeting within the Olympic Cultural and Educational Program (OCEP). “Today we officially met under the Monument, where the National Olympic Committee […]