Olympic Day celebrated via digital platform


The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) on Tuesday joined other National Olympic Committees across the world to take part in the 2020 Olympic Day celebration.

The annual Olympic Day was first celebrated on 23rd June, 1948 with the aim of promoting the Olympic Movement.

All NOCs joined a digital Olympic Day celebration to deploy sports through the main pillars which are move, learn and discover and in view of this, the Nigeria Olympic Committee marked this years with few Olympians and NOC employees in order to spread the noble ideals of Olympism bearing in mind the challenge of the COVID-19.

The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee, Engr Habu Gumel said the NOC was quite aware of the various guidelines put in place by the Federal Government as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore organized a virtual Olympic Day celebration.

Reported by: Vincent Paul

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