GNOC VP in Brazil for Rio 2016 Coordination Commission Visit

Namory Trawally-The first Vice President of The Gambia NationalGNOC VP in Brazil
Olympic Committee (GNOC)  and IOC member Miss  Beatrice Allen  has
joined other members  of the Rio 2016 Coordinating Commission on
Monday to begin their periodic  visit as part of preparation ahead
of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.The IOC’s Coordination Commission got down to work and began its
eighth visit to the “Marvellous City” on Monday.
The Commission, led by its Chairperson, Nawal El Moutawakel, comprising
Beatrice Allen,    Sergey BUBKA,  John COATES Timothy,  Tsun Ting
FOK,  Alex GILADY,  Patrick Joseph , HICKEY Nicole HOEVERTSZ,    Nat
INDRAPANA,  Willi KALTSCHMITT LUJÁN,    Gunilla LINDBERG ,  Julio
César MAGLIONE,  Alexander POPOV and  Ching-Kuo WU will be working
with the local Organising Committee and its government partners over
the next three days (23-25 February) to see how Rio’s preparations are
advancing ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games.

With the Games now just over a year-and-a-half away, Rio 2016 now has
numerous Games-time initiatives up and running, such as its ticketing
programme, volunteer training programme and Olympic Torch Relay. While
in Brazil, the Commission will hear about these initiatives; visit
some of the Games venues; and listen to reports on a number of key
operational areas, such as athletes’ services, sport, venues, National
Olympic Committee services, International Federation services,
accommodation, transport, marketing, media services and preparations
for the Paralympic Games.
RIO 2016
Rio de Janeiro was elected on 2 October 2009 as the host city of the
Games of the XXXI Olympiad at the 121st IOC Session in Copenhagen,
Denmark. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will have 28 sports on the
programme, and will run from 5 till 21 August 2016