The 2015 Election Congress of European Athletics will be held at Bled

Bled, famous for its alpine beauty, captivating environment and numerous legends, will host one of the focal sports international events on the Slovenian territory in 2015. From 9 to 12 April 2015, the Election Congress of European Athletics (EA) will gather more than 50 countries’ delegations and in total more than 250 most prominent representatives of European and World Athletics. Delegations will be situated at the neighbouring Golf hotel Bled and Hotel Savica, both operating under the wing of Sava Hotels & Resorts.

At the Congress, new leadership of the highest European Athletic organisation will be elected after 16 years. The 3-day event featuring the electing part of the congress and numerous supporting activities and events will be attended also by the most important decision makers in the queen of sport, including, for example, Lamine Diack, president of the IAAF, Mr. Hansjörg Wirz, President of EA, and many sports legends who are now engaged in major sports organizations, such as Sergej Bubka, vice president of the IAAF, Lord Sebastian Coe, vice president of the IAAF and Gabriela Szabo.

The Congress will certainly be an important contribution to the international recognition and promotion of Bled, which will be presented to distinguished visitors in its best light. Gregor Benčina, President of Slovenian Athletic Federation, said: »It is a great honour and pleasure to welcome you at the European Athletics Congress 2015 in Bled, Slovenia, one of the most memorable and unique sights in Europe. I hope you will enjoy your stay in this captivating place during the course of the congress and I truly believe that Bled will become a place to remember.

Bled, captured in the beautiful alpine landscape, ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts, renowned for its mild, healing climate, breath-taking views and famous legends that make it a true fairy tale place.«

Sava Hotels & Resorts ( ) as the official accommodation provider is looking forward to this important sports event that will surely be written in the history of European Athletics.

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