“I Move for Peace” run 9 am Friday with Olympian Habiba Ghribi

Photo: Twitter Peace and Sport
Photo: Twitter Peace and Sport

Peace and Sport is celebrating the 10th anniversary edition of the Peace and Sport International Forum in Monaco, which started on Wednesday, December 6, with several workshops and a press conference.

On Friday, December 8, the “I Move for Peace” run, led by Tunisian 2012 Olympic 3,000 metres champion Habiba Ghribi, starts at 9am in front of the Monte-Carlo Bay – walkers welcome to join.

Replacing the “March for Peace” held at previous conferences, those attending the morning event are invited to donate one euro or more as an entry fee to take part in the 2.5 kilometres run in aid of Peace and Sport field programmes, including the African Great Lakes’ Friendship Games. 2018.

A round table of sports ministers from a number of countries will follow the run and the three-day event will close with a speech by Joel Bouzou at lunchtime.

The gala dinner with the Peace and Sport awards ceremony took place Thursday night.

Peace and Sport stresses the importance of sport in fostering friendship and peace worldwide. Its champions of peace include world marathon record holder and Monaco resident Paula Radcliffe, FIFA World Cup winner Lilian Thuram and chess grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk.


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