The European Olympic Committees (EOC) was deeply saddened today to learn of the death of President Janez Kocijančič, aged 78, following a courageous battle against a sudden and severe disease. The eighth President of the EOC, Kocijančič was elected to the top post in November 2017 after four years as Vice President. He joined the EOC in 2005..
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today named twelve Members of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Executive Committee (ExCo) to IOC Commissions for 2020. EOC President Janez Kocijančič (SLO) and Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi (ITA) remain in the Olympic Solidarity Commission, along with Gunilla Lindberg (SWE) and Spyros Capral..
The EOC has announced the five finalists of the 2020 "Piotr Nurowski Prize" Best Winter European Young Athlete. Again, this year girls are favoured with three nominations: Nordic Combined skier Lisa-Marie HIRNER (AUT), Luge athlete Jessica DEGENHARDT (GER) and Biathlete Linda ZINGERLE (ITA). The list is concluded by two young boys: Luge athle..