WAKingOn Sunday, July 14, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived at Stadion Galgenwaard in Utrecht to officially open the 2013 European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF).

According to RVD, the European Olympic Committee and Dr. Jaques Rogge:

“…launched the European Youth Olympic Days, now called European Youth Olympic Festival, in 1990. The first games took place in Brussels in 1991.

Today, the EYOF is a biennial event which gathers athletes between the ages 13-18 years old to compete in nine Olympic events: Gymnastic, Athletics, Basketball, Cycling, Handball, Judo, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball.”

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