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Carlo Mornati awarded the "Laurel Award" for honouring sport in Europe


CONI Secretary General Carlo Mornati was honoured today in Istanbul at the 52nd Assembly of the European Olympic Committees. The EOCs presented Mornati with the prestigious "Laurel Award," an annual accolade given to leaders who have honoured sport in Europe. The motivation for Mornati’s award was read by EOC Secretary General and former CONI Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi. Presenting the award, in addition to Pagnozzi, were IOC members Spyros Capralos, president of the EOCs, and Daina Gudzineviciute. The other award recipients were: former Vice President of the Austrian Olympic Committee, Otto Flum; Vice President of the Olympic Committee of Finland, Susanna Rahkamo; former Secretary General of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, Zoltan Molnár; and President of the European Hockey Federation, Marijke Fleuren. Mornati, a runner-up Olympic champion in Sydney 2000 in rowing, served as Head of the Delegation to the Olympic Games from Sochi 2014 to Beijing 2022, and has been CONI Secretary General since 2018.

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