- 08 Jul 2019
- NOC News
News from the Panama National Olympic Committee
Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.
08 july 2019
The 2019 edition of Olympic Day organised by the NOC of Panama saw more than 7,000 people take part in over 20 sports demonstration activities in various parts of the Altaplaza shopping centre. The participants had the opportunity to try their hand at a number of sports disciplines and familiarise themselves with the Olympic values under the direction of the NOC Athletes’ Commission. On 22 June, the 76 athletes who have qualified for the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games were presented at “Plaza Olímpica”. On 23 June, the traditional 5km run was organised by Panama Runners, the Panama Triathlon Union and the Panama Athletics Federation. More details here.
13 june 2019
14 may 2019
The Panamanian NOC’s “Move 2 Improve” project concluded at the end of April. The aim of the project was to offer recreation and empower women seeking to combat physical and/or psychological violence through sport. Around 45 women attended boxing, fencing and taekwondo workshops on seven Saturdays. The project was supported by the IOC and Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic, together with the Panama Mayor’s Office and the National Institute for Women. More details here.
18 March 2019
At a recent press conference, the Panamanian NOC launched a fundraising project entitled #OneCountryOneTeam (#UnPaísUnEquipo), to help Panamanian athletes prepare for the Games in 2020. On this occasion, NOC President Camilo Amado was accompanied by athletes Kristine Jiménez (judo) and Peter Vega (triathlon). The project consists of three specific programmes: partners (socio), fans (fanático), and official equipment (indumentaria oficial). The Socio#UnPaísUnEquipo programme will enable people who contribute to the Olympic Movement to enjoy a number of benefits such as discounts in shops linked to the NOC, visits to the NOC headquarters and a regular newsletter. The NOC President signed up to become the first “socio” of the project. More details here.
11 February 2019
The NOC of Panama recently organised a workshop at its headquarters attended by 40 young athletes from various sports. The NOC presented a fund-raising programme for the period 2019-20, named #UnPaisUnEquipo [OneCountryOneTeam]. The campaign will be organised nationally and will focus on promotional and marketing activities on the theme “Behind every athlete, there is a country.” The workshop provided information on the NOC’s educational programmes, the sports scholarships offered by the IOC, and the next major competitions, such as the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Lima 2019 Pan-American Games. More info here.
10 december 2018
The Olympic Committee of Panama inaugurated its new facilities that will house the athletes, their associations and federations. The ceremony was attended by leading officials from Panam Sports (Panamerican Sport Organisation – PASO), the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (Cacso), as well as national and international sports leaders, active and retired Olympic athletes and young students from schools that are part of the COP Olympic Education programme. The remodelling of the new Panamanian Olympic House was made possible thanks to investments made by Panam Sports under its programme to improve venues for the NOCs. More info here.