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13. May 2022

EYOF Stars #5 – Viola Hambidge

The European Youth Olympic Festival is less than three months away. Many athletes have already met the qualification limits and are preparing for the biggest event of their sporting career. One of them is Estonian athlete Viola Hambidge. The Estonian middle-distance runner will celebrate her 16th birthday on 15th of July. She will be one […]

12. May 2022

VOLUNTEERS – THE BASIC PILLAR OF THE EYOF BANSKÁ BYSTRICA 2022

Hundreds of volunteers arrived in Banská Bystrica for the EYOF training. Volunteers are an integral part of major sports events. It will be the same in Banská Bystrica at the 16th summer edition of the European Youth Olympic Festival from 24 to 30 July 2022. This week, from 12 to 14 May, more than 700 […]

5. May 2022

SUPPORT FOR NASTYA KUZMINA´S JOURNEY ALSO AT YOUR SCHOOL

The Olympic biathlon winner Anastasia Kuzmina, as the ambassador of the 16th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF), took place on a symbolic trip from Rome to Banská Bystrica, which will host the largest multi-sports event in the history of Slovakia from 24 to 30 July 2022. Pupils from the Slovak schools can also support […]

3. May 2022

FUTURE SUSTAINABILITY AMBASSADORS COMPLETED THE ECOWORKSHOP CAMP IN THE KREMNICA MOUNTAINS

Did you know that an eagle’s nest can weigh as much as one ton, or that mushrooms are the main communication tool for trees? The participants of the Ekoworkshop camp (22-24 April 2022), which was organised by the civic association Planet Lover in cooperation with the EYOF Banská Bystrica 2022, could learn this and much […]

30. April 2022

EYOF Stars #4 – Samuel Košťál

Less than 90 days to go until the start of the European Youth Olympic Festival. The athletes are now facing a demanding qualification process, some of them may already be preparing for the competitions in Banská Bystrica. One of them is Samuel Košt’ál, several times swimming champion of Slovakia. It will be one of the […]

29. April 2022

SLOVAK TEAMS ALREADY KNOW THEIR OPPONENTS AT THE EYOF 2022 IN BANSKÁ BYSTRICA

In Banská Bystrica, during a team leaders meeting, the competitions that will be a part of the EYOF European Youth Festival from 24 to 30 July 2022 were drawn. Technical delegates officially approved the drawing of the groups in basketball, handball, volleyball and gymnastics. The competitions will be held in total of ten sports at […]

28. April 2022

OFFICIAL DRAW RESULTS: BASKETBALL, ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS, VOLLEYBALL AND HANDBALL

The technical delegates officially approved the draw of groups in basketball, artistic gymnastics, handball and volleyball at EYOF Banska Bystrica 2022.

THE OPINION OF THE CHEFS OF MISSION IS IMPORTANT FOR THE ORGANISERS

From Tuesday to Friday (26 – 29 April 2022), Banská Bystrica hosts the Chef de Mission Seminar, which is attended by technical delegates from the individual sports and representatives of the National Olympic Committees in the city below Urpín. During these days, the Organising Committee of the European Youth Olympic Festival Banská Bystrica 2022 presents […]

26. April 2022

ASSESSMENT OF THE STATE OF PREPARATIONS FOR EYOF BANSKÁ BYSTRICA 2022

The representatives of the national Olympic committees from all over Europe, the EOV Coordination Commission and the technical delegates of the particular sports at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF 2022) in Banská Bystrica are meeting this week. At this week-long meeting, they will learn about the preparations for the EYOF, which are in full […]

22. April 2022

EYOF PLANTED TREES ON EARTH DAY

Today, we celebrate the big ecological day – the Earth Day. The European Youth Olympic Festival also includes an environmental part to keep the event with the least possible impact on the environment. One of the parts of the “Green EYOF” is the planting of a total of 500 trees and the creation of the […]

21. April 2022

WHAT WILL EYOF BRING? ECONOMIC BENEFITS FOR BANSKÁ BYSTRICA

Finance is the basis for organising all major sports events. The benefits of the event for the inhabitants are important for the host country and especially for the city. One of the most important benefits is the economic ones. Increasing the number of visitors to the region from all over Europe during the event and […]

14. April 2022

100 days left to the beginning of the EYOF Banská Bystrica 2022

The last 100 days remain until the beginning of the European Youth Olympic Festival 2022 in Banská Bystrica, the countdown of which will begin on Friday 15 April. The organisers of the multi-sporting event, which will take place in the town below Urpín from 24 to 30 July 2022, are starting to intensify and tighten […]