Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) and the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share best practice and develop sport exchanges on the road to Tokyo 2020.
The MoU, which will develop strong sporting ties between both National Olympic Committees, was signed on the sidelines of the 2017 ANOC General Assembly in Prague by JOC President, HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein and Romanian COSR President, Mihai Claudiu Covaliu. The agreement will see both organisations work together for a four-year period.
The collaboration will begin immediately, with information sharing and sport exchange programmes specifically for judo and 3x3 basketball athletes. The exchange programmes will not only benefit the athletes but will focus heavily on developing youth, junior and senior high performance coaches, sport medicine, sport science research and sport administration.
HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee said:
“This agreement is an important milestone in Jordan’s plans for Tokyo 2020 and beyond. Opening these channels of best practice exchange will further our aim to provide the best possible support for all our athletes. It is a great opportunity for our athletes, coaches and support staff to build relations and share sport development techniques and knowledge. I am sure this collaboration will bring exciting opportunities to both National Olympic Committees.
“Tokyo 2020 is set to be a transformational moment in the life of the Olympic Games and its resonance among young people. The JOC is determined to make the best of opportunities in new events like 3x3 basketball.
“Thank you to our friends the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee. We welcome you to the Jordan sporting family and look forward to building strong relations and a greater understanding between our countries, based on the principles of mutual respect and common interests.”