A dozen EIS practitioners have been selected to travel as part of the Team GB support staff to the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus.
The Games will see 50 countries compete in over 15 sports across ten days of competition, beginning on Friday 21st June.
EIS practitioners involved include two performance analysts across the sports of judo and boxing, a performance psychologist, two sports medicine physicians, plus multiple physios and soft tissue therapists across a number of sports.
Next stop Minsk 🇬🇧🛫🇧🇾
Good luck to our boxers flying out to represent @TeamGB at the European Games!
Keep up-to-date on all results and schedules at the GB website pic.twitter.com/0ItGrqsftH
— GB Boxing (@gbboxing) June 17, 2019
EIS Director of Science and Technical Development Kevin Currell said: “It’s brilliant to see so many EIS employees involved in the European Games and travelling out to Minsk to support their sports and athletes on the front line.
“It’s testament to the organisation that these practitioners have been called upon to offer their services in a world-class sporting environment.”
The charismatic mascot of the 2nd European games, Lesik the Little Fox, is the life of any party. He is looking forward meeting all the guests and athletes of the 2nd European games right at the airport! We are happy to welcome everybody in lovely Minsk. pic.twitter.com/noP6vf1Iha
— The 2nd European Games (@Minsk2019BY) June 18, 2019
To find out more about the 2019 European Games, please click here.