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    Second day of EYOF 2023: Poland won 5 medals!

    One gold, one silver and three bronze medals for Poland! Amazing results from the two first days of the 16th European Youth Olympic Festival in Friuli Venezia Giulia. The first Polish medals were won by our speed skaters in the short track.

    EYOF is the most valuable multi-sport event for young European athletes, who can challenge themselves every 2 years in both summer and winter editions. The EYOF belongs to the European Olympic Committees (EOC) and is held under the patronage of the IOC.

    From 21st to 28th January 2023 the Olympic flag hosted by the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia will give the opportunity to resourceful young athletes to approach and taste the experience of an international stage and the thrilling of the Olympic flame. Athletes aged 14 to 18 will enjoy the experience of the most bracing European multi-sport winter session event.

    Friuli Venezia Giulia, Austria and Slovenia will stage a great no boundaries European competition, in which 14 winter sports as: as: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing (slopestyle – big air), ski cross, Ice Hockey, short track, ski jumping, ski mountaineering, snowboard alpine and cross, snowboard freestyle (slopestyle – big air) and nordic combined will be combined in 12 venues.

    “All the medals on the first day were won by young Polish athletes in the 1500m short track competition. The gold in the girls’ competition was won by Hanna Mazur, and the silver by Kornelia Woźniak.

    Among the boys, Dominik Palenceusz stood on the third step of the podium. The fourth skater of the Polish team, Krzysztof Mądry took part in the B final and took the 5th place.”, we read on olimpijski.pl.

    The coaches trusted the young speed skaters and were not disappointed. On today’s second day of the competition, Hanna Mazur and Dominik Palenceusz won two bronze medals for Poland in the 500m short track!

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