Kick off meeting

Kick off meeting

Raising of the veils for the event with the organizing committee at work together with the individual federations to prepare to manage the appointment that will have Genoa as its fulcrum but which will cover the entire territory of the Metropolitan City and will involve the municipalities of Arenzano, Casella, Chiavari, Cogoleto, Montoggio, Ronco Scrivia, and Varazze. 18 sports and thousands of participants from 50 nations are expected in June in Liguria. Athletics, Basketball (5vs5 and 3vs3), Beach volleyball, Soccer, 5-a-side football, Cycling, Sports dance, Judo, Karate, Swimming, Orienteering, Paddle, Volleyball, Chess, Tennis, Sailing, Golf, Duathlon will animate stadiums, arenas and all competition fields with sports enthusiasts and enthusiasts ready to challenge each other in the name of sport and socialization. Meeting between the organizing committee and the eighteen Federations involved in the presence of the president of Coni Liguria Antonio Micillo as the national representative of the Italian Olympic Committee, to underline the centrality of sport as an opportunity for competition and well-being. “I thank President Malagò for his patronage and for having included the Med Senior Games event in the national register of the Coni of the events authorized in compliance with COVID. The response from the federations has been fantastic. It is a great event with an international impact that unites the social and tourist aspects in addition to the sporting aspect. all work together in the same direction. The presidents of the federations are showing a great spirit of collaboration and reward for an event that we expect to bring large numbers of sportsmen and enthusiasts to the city ”. The Liguria Region, the Municipality of Genoa, and the Metropolitan City of Genoa are partner bodies of the Med Games Liguria 2022 which also see the patronage and collaboration of the regional school office (Usr Liguria). The meeting was also attended by the Councilor for Sport of the Liguria Region Simona Ferro who underlined the importance of an event of this level to get to know the beauty and the historical and cultural characteristics of Liguria in the name of sport and sharing: “The idea that so many athletes come from all parts of the world to our region is a fundamental aspect. An event intended for enthusiasts even of advanced age that underlines how important sport is not only to allow young people to fortify themselves and adults to keep fit but underlines how sport is very important for all ages for maintaining the well-being of all. Once again Liguria is the scene of major sporting events ”concluded Ferro. “Thanks to the organizing committee and to the federations on the pitch for what you are doing to create this great multisport event – commented the managing director of the metropolitan city of Genoa Stefano Anzalone present at the federation assembly -. It will be an important commitment not only for you but also for Genoa and the Metropolitan City that will host the various races. An international-level event with sports that involves the protagonist. Our city will become a great sports facility. We have been waiting for a long time for an event of this magnitude that comes two years after 2024 when Genoa will be the European Capital of Sport. The work of the federations is fundamental as it is the fuel and the beating heart of the activities ”.

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