5000 children marked the celebrations of Olympic Day in Kosovo
On 25 May, around 5000 children celebrated the Olympic Day 2018 in Kosovo. The event also honored the foundation of our member, the Kosovo Olympic Committee on 27 May 1992.
For the first time, the NOC of Kosovo organised the event in seven cities: Pristina, Gjilan, Gjakova, Prizren, Mitrovica, Peja and Ferizaj.
The main activity was held in capital city, Pristina, with over 2500 participants. The President of the Kosovo Olympic Committee, Besim Hasani said to the participating children in his address that “You will run all your life”, pointing to the importance of physical activity throughout the lifetime.
The event in Pristina also marked the first activity of the Modern Pentathlon Federation of Kosovo, where hundreds of children practiced in the Laser-Run activity. Latvian four-time Olympian modern pentathlonist Deniss Čerkovskis was one of the trainers on this event.