ETU President Pragalos announces Council nominations

Unanimously elected by the ETU General Assembly in August this year, Mr. Pragalos continuous his presidency. However, it seemed that the General Assembly decided to have new faces within ETU. ESPAÑOL

xx_LOGO_ETUFor the first time in ETU history, three of the six Vice-presidents were elected by the General Assembly. As expressed by Mr. Pragalos, he wants to further professionalize ETU operations and made his nominations public during the 19th ETU European Junior Championships.

The ETU Statutes stipulate the number of nominations that can be done by the president. Along with the Vice-Presidents elected by the General Assembly: Mr. Terekov (Russia) and Iuzefovici (Moldova),  Mr. Pragalos nominated Mr. Castellanos (Spain), Mr. Piarulli (France) and Mr. Sahin (Turkey) as Vice-presidents.  Mr. Fysentzidis (Greece) was appointed by Mr. Pragalos to serve as Secretary-General of ETU and succeed Mr. Gerrit Eissink. Mr. Eissink, who sevred as Secretary-General for almost 15 years was appointed as Honorary Secretary-General. Deputy Secretary-General Mr. Schunken stays at his position while Mr. Constantin Apostol has been nominated as deputy Secretary-General too. Mr. Phivos Christou was nominated as senior Vice-president. Mr. Buitenhuis will succeed Mr. Christou, who served for more than a decade as Treasurer.

Mr. Pragalos nominated as Council member Mr. Michailis Mouroutsos, winner of Olympic gold in Sydney 2000 and Ms. Cristina Atzeni, European Champion in 1996 and bronze medallist at the World Championships in 1995 as athlete representatives in the ETU Council.

The complete Executive Council is formed as follows:


2013-09-30_69534x_Athanasios-Pragalos_300x350President: Athanasios Pragalos (Greece)


Senior Vice President: Phivos Christou (Cyprus)


Vice Presidents:

Jesus Castellanos (Spain)

Igor Iuzefovici (Moldava)

Anatoly Terekhov (Russia)

Roger Piarulli (France)

Sahin Metin (Turkey)

Secretary General: Michail Fyzentzidis (Greece)

Deputy Secretary General and PS: Kenneth Schunken (Netherlands)

Deputy Secretary General: Constantin Apostol (Romania)


Council Members

Christina Atzeni (Italy)

Ferenc Boo (Sweden)

Chakir Chelbat (Sweden)

Angelo Cito (Italy)

Oktay Duymaz (Turkey)

Martin Flemming (Great Britain)

Andrey Georgiev (Bulgaria)

Artiom Gheneralov (Moldova)

Richard Halsall (Isle of Man)

Thomas Holt (Denmark)

Michalis Mouroutsos (Greece)

Miklos Patakfalvy (Hungary)

Park Soo Nam (Germany)

Nagi Safarov (Azerbaijan)

Sagirkaya Ali (Turkey)

Lesik Samandzhiya (Ukraine)

Jose Luis Sousa (Portugal)

Adrian Tranter (England)

Norbert Welu (Luxembourg)

Reza Zademohammad (Austria)


Cash Auditors:

Padros Juanjo (Andorra)

Istvan Rajkai (Hungary)


Personal Secretary to the President: Mr. Usman Dildar (Great Britain)

Special Assistant to the President: Vladislava Latysheva (Russia)

Honorary President: Dr. Sun Jae Park (Italy) Team

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