Romanian Athletics body names Gabriela Szabo candidate for European Athletics Association
Romanian Athletics Federation Council decided unanimously in its meeting on Friday, to name Gabriela Szabo for election to the Council of the European Athletics Association, following the proposal President Ion Sandu. The election for the new Board of the continental forum is to be held April 10-11 in Bled (Slovenia), Agerpres informs.
Incumbent Youth and Sports Minister Szabo, currently member of the continental board, said: “I am delighted that Romanian Athletics Federation decided to give me the honour to represent Romania in the highest decision-making body of the European athletics. For the next mandate, I plan to contribute to the development of athletics in Europe, both by raising awareness of decision makers and by proposals for public awareness programs. Athletics is a sport discipline of tradition in Romania, and, as former athletes, we have a duty to support and to contribute to its development.”