The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) and Sport Ireland Institute yesterday announced a ground-breaking, athlete centered partnership agreement for performance support delivery for the period 2018-2022.
The OFI and Sport Ireland also announced that Fukuroi City in Japan will host the Team Ireland pre-Games Training Camp ahead of the Toyko 2020 Olympic Games.
“Today’s partnership agreement is a major step forward in placing the athlete first and comes at a crucial time as preparations for Tokyo gather pace,” said Sarah Keane, President of the Olympic Federation of Ireland. “Our strategy is clear on the need to deliver for athletes.”
“On behalf of Sport Ireland, we are delighted to see this new aligned approach in the Irish High-Performance System toward Olympic Games preparation and performance,” added John Treacy, CEO of Sport Ireland.
“Today we put in place three vitally important building blocks for the road to Tokyo,” commented Peter Sherrard, CEO of the Olympic Federation of Ireland.
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