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ANOC invites NOCs to express interest in hosting World Beach Games

Date : 16 Jan 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 15, 2020: The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Executive Council met in Lausanne on Wednesday with a review of the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019 a key item on the agenda.

Following the conclusion of the first ANOC WBG last October, ANOC conducted a comprehensive debrief with the participating NOCs and International Federations (IFs) as well as with the Olympic Channel and organising committee staff.

While it was acknowledged there was room for improvement, the feedback from the NOCs and the IFs was very positive.

A total of 68 NOCs provided feedback along with all 13 IFs. The average feedback score for both the NOCs and IFs was above 8.5 out of 10.

It was agreed by the Executive Council that the WBG should be continued and that a letter would be sent out on Thursday, January 16 to all NOCs inviting them to register their interest in hosting a future edition of the Games.

ANOC Acting President Robin Mitchell said: “We were very happy with the feedback we got from the NOCs and the IFs about the ANOC World Beach Games. We know there is plenty of room for improvement and the feedback we received was invaluable in helping us plan for the future as we aim to work with our partners to realise the Games’ huge potential.”

Source: www.anocolympic.org

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