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6th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport

Postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the 6th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport will be held in Monaco from 25th to 27th November with the support of the COM (Monegasque Olympic Committee). Close to 1,100 participants (from over 80 countries) are expected at the Grimaldi Forum. Experts, top scientists and practitioners from the world of medicine and sports will be sharing their latest discoveries by means of plenary conferences, symposiums, workshops and discussions.  The aim is to put academic knowledge into practice in order to maximise participation in safe sport.

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The Monegasques hard at work in Tokyo

19/07/2021 : Having settled in at the Olympic Village, the first “red and white” athletes have started training in the Japanese capital just a few days before the Games get under way.

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For Quentin Antognelli (rowing), Tokyo via Varese

03/04/2021 : The Monegasque rower will attempt to secure his ticket for the Tokyo Olympics (single scull) at the European Olympic qualification regatta (5-7 April).

“I feel in quite good shape. I feel as though I have gained momentum since the French national tests where I got into the finals. That’s rather a good sign.” Quentin Antognelli (26) admits: without being overly optimistic, the Monegasque rower is calm: “Technically, I feel more at ease. That bodes quite well.”

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Olympic Day: the pleasure and joy of getting together again

 

After months of uncertainty, the Monegasque Olympic Committee sent out a strong message, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II accompanied by Crown Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella.

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Table tennis: Xiaoxin Yang achieves a remarkable feat in qualifying for Tokyo

The table tennis player is the first Monegasque athlete to seal her ticket for the upcoming Olympic Games. A cutting performance which will be remembered.

It was her dream. Her dream came true. At 33, standing 1m55, Xiaoxin Yang has just realised the ultimate dream of any athlete: to qualify for the Olympic Games. An outstanding achievement for the “red and white” player (who will therefore be competing in Tokyo from 23rd July to 8th August) and for Monegasque sport.

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