Alejandro Blanco, president of the Spanish Olympic Committee and Juan Antonio Samaranch have opened with their presentations the first day of the “14th Olympic Forum: The impact of COVID in sport”

The official welcome was given by David Escudé, president of the Fundació Barcelona Olímpica, councillor for Sports of the Ajuntament de Barcelona and Barcelona provincial deputy, and Aleix Villatoro, director of the Catalan Sports of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The event was also attended by representatives of different institutions and patrons of the Fundació Barcelona Olímpica who enjoyed the message of Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee who, on the occasion of the Olympic Forum, wanted to give his support and launch a message of hope for the future of sport.

If you have not been able to connect to this first session of the Olympic Forum, you can see it again at the following link: