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NOCK to name Team Kenya’s Paris 2024 Olympics management team Monday



NOCK to name Team Kenya’s Paris 2024 Olympics management team Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 26 – Twenty-One federations on Thursday met the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) for a consultative meeting in Nairobi.

The two-hour meeting with two members representing each federation discussed the 2023 sporting events that are; African Youth Games, Commonwealth Youth Games, Africa Beach Games, World Beach Games and Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The main agenda was the Paris 2024 Olympic Games with a clear goal of having early preparations and a proper roadmap towards the Games with 547 days to the Games.

“We have asked federations for their continental and international ranking, looked at their roadmap towards Paris 2024, their previous performance at the Games and how we can improve on Team Kenya performance.” Said Secretary General, Francis Mutuku.

Treasurer, Eliud Kariuki also took federations through the finance pathway of the Games with emphasis on qualification travels of the Olympic Games.

Humphrey Kayange also spoke on the objectives of the Committee, including increasing the medal tally for Team Kenya, funding for qualifications and two additional sports that haven’t been to the Olympics.

The meeting was presided over by NOC-K executive led by 1st deputy president Shadrack Maluki, with president Dr. Paul Tergat away in Uganda on International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the Olympic Refugee Foundation team.

The first step towards Paris 2024 Olympics preparations will be the announcement of the management team including Chef de Mission, Chief Executive Officer, General Team Manager and Chief Medical Officer on Monday, 30th January 2023.

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