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Sofia receives flag of World Capital of Sport initiative

National Palace of Culture in Sofia
Photo: Ani Petrova

On December 3, at an official ceremony in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, the Bulgarian capital city will be presented with the flag of the World Capital of Sport 2024. The initiative belongs to the Association of European Cities and Regions and UNESCO.

The event will be attended by legendary Bulgarian athletes such as Rumyana Neikova, Stefka Kostadinova, Yordan Yovchev, Maria Grozdeva, Yordanka Blagoeva, as well as the honorary president of the European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES) Gian Lupattelli, and a number of representatives of the international organization that chose Sofia for European capital of sports.


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