Malagò and Coe sign MoU


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The President of the Italian National Olympic Committee, Giovanni Malagò, and the Chairman of the British Olympic Committee, Sebastian Coe, after meeting today in Bangkok, where tomorrow will begin the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees World (ACNO), signed an agreement for a technical and scientific cooperation between the Olympic Committee and the BOA (British Olympic Association) in accordance with the Olympic spirit and the principles that characterise it.


The agreement aims to establish a mutual relationship and to develop areas of common interest in view of the Summer and the Winter Olympics. The two Olympic Committees will be committed to develop reciprocal exchanges between athletes and to promote this experience exchange also among coaches, managers and experts through participation in seminars, courses and shared experiences. The BOA will especially provide assistance within several summer disciplines (including Athletics, Track Cycling, golf, fencing, archery, shooting, triathlon and sailing), while CONI will endeavour to ensure similar commitment to Winter Games-related sports (Bob, Curling, Freestyle, Speed Skating, Short Track, Snowboarding, Skeleton).


The Letter of Intent reads as follows