İstanbul Bilgi University Department of Sports Management Students had active role in the organisation of the ‘Combating with Hazards Through Olympic Values’ Project in İstanbul

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In the European Union Official Erasmus+ Sports Project Organization held in İstanbul between October 27-31, 2021, İstanbul Bilgi University Department of Sports Managements Faculty Member Dr. Hamit Emir Turam served as the Project Director. Our students from the Department of Sports Management Büşra Özer, Melis Cangöz, Arda Yalçın, and Doğukan Erbek gained important experiences by working voluntarily and actively in the operation of the whole organization during these four days. In addition, Department of Sports Management students had the chance to participate in the International Conference held at the Turkish National Olympic Committee (TNOK) within the scope of the Organization and provided voluntary support. The names of these students are Cengiz Baran Özdemir, Arda Yalçın, Doğukan Erberk, Furkan Alakaş, Ali Deniz Harmankaya, Yiğit Aşkın, Yamaç Aytekin, Kerem Serbes, Busra Özer, President of TSF Oktar Tertemiz, Secretary General of TSF Sinan Mısırlı, Metehan Berk Özkan, Utku Sengönül, Barış Özkan, AnIl Bal, Bora Karakaya, Melis CangÖz and Işık Doğa Akdemir.

Department of Sports Management students came together with important business people both from Turkey and abroad throughout the organization. They had the opportunity to establish network with Czech Republic National Olympic Committee Member Stanislav Krivacek, Lithuanian Siauliai Janonio Gymnasium High School administrators and teachers Irena Vidziuniene, Rasa Simkeviciene, Linda Gudaite and Edvinas Gedgaudas, project managers who carry out important work in the field of youth Michal Pietrzok, Katerina, and their trainers Andrzej Pawlowski and Monika Radkowska-Repko from Poland. They also had the opportunity to meet Turkish Sports Foundation (TSF) President Oktar Tertemiz, TSF Secretary General Sinan Mısırlı, Secretary General of TNOK Neşe Gündoğan, Bayrampaşa District Governor Dr. Soner Şenel, Bayrampasa Mayor Atila Aydıner, Wheelchair Basketball Federation Vice President Münir Gökmen, Beşiktaş Basketball Branch Former President Turhan Koray, Professional Basketball Player Gülşah Akkaya and many more senior executives and sports people from Turkey.

We congratulate all our students and our faculty member Turam who took part in this organization.

What is the Project Combating with Hazards Through Olympic Values? 

Financed in 2020 in cooperation with Erasmus+ Sports Program, ‘Combating with Hazards Through Olympic Values’ (Ref. No: 613613-EPP-2019-1-TR-SPO-SSCP) Project aims to keep children away from danger through Olympic Values and to ensure that the significance of olympic values are internalized more. A consortium was formed with 5 partner organizations with the partnership of 4 countries and the project is still underway. The coordinating partner of the project is the Turkish Sports Foundation (TSV) from Turkey. The partners of the project are BK Klatovy from Czech Republic, Siauliai Janonio Gymnasium from Lithuania, Fundacja Europejski and Instytut Outsourcingu from Poland and Bayrampasa Sports Club from Turkey. The project officially started on January 1, 2020. It will come to an end on December 31, 2021. The project is coordinated by İstanbul Bilgi University Faculty Member Dr. Hamit Emir Turam.

Within the scope of the project, ‘International Conference and Youth Mobility’ was held in İstanbul between October 27-31, 2021. On October 28, ‘International Conference’ was held in Turkish National Olympic Committee (TNOK). On the evening of October 28, we attended AnadoluEfes-Zalgiris Kaunas match as guests at Sinan Erdem Sports Hall. On October 29, after the Republic Day ceremony at Semih Erden Sports Hall, the ‘International 3X3 Basketball Tournament’ was held. On October 30, ‘Youth Mobility Session’ and ‘Historical/Cultural Istanbul Trip’ were organized with the Project Target Group.

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