Zsofia Foldhazi appointment as an Athlete Role Model for the Youth Olympic Games

In her role as an Athlete Role Model for the Youth Olympic Games, European Champion and reigning Junior World Champion Zsofia Foldhazi, who took silver in the Modern Pentathlon event at the first edition of the YOG in Singapore four years ago, will be promoting the YOG and the Olympic values in both her native Hungary and during the Games.

Upon receiving the news during competition at the Budapest Indoors this weekend, Foldhazi could not contain her delight, declaring, “Wow, what an honour, I am so happy right now.”

In creating the Youth Olympic Games, the IOC has developed a mission of building an event that educates, engages and empowers aspiring young people around the world to play a positive and active role in their communities. Your involvement and participation in the Youth Olympic Games will have an enormous impact on helping fulfil this mission.

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