During the SportAccord conference in Bangkok, the IOC Head of Sports Partnerships Jenny Mann recognised World Orienteering Day as a "stand-out project" receiving IOC Development Support.
Jenny Nilsson, Project Manager for World Orienteering Day, International Orienteering Federation, said:
"This is great news and I am proud and grateful of the support from the International Olympic Committee and of the work that every one of you is doing!
World Orienteering Day 2018 is on the 23rd of May 2018, but you can register an event during the time period 23-29 of May.
Up to today, we have 545 World Orienteering Day events registered in 64 countries. What plan do you have to organise World Orienteering Day in your location, in your club or in your school? "
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