EYOF Slask-Beskidy 2009


Tough Finish to WEYOF for Irish Competitors

Irish Competitors were not alone in failing to qualify for the the 2nd runs of the Giant Slalom Event in Slask Beskidy on Friday

Alpine skiing: Switzerland wins the boys slalom, Ireland finishes 42nd & 52nd

Simon Lyons put together two consistent runs to finish 42nd of 121 starters in the boys slalom event, held yesterday in Slask Beskidy.

Lisa McShera finishes 67th in Slalom Competition

Ireland's only female skier, Lisa McShera, finished in 67th place inthe slalom event at Slask Beskidy yesterday. The event was moved forward to avoid forecasted heavy snow, but was still run in difficult conditions.

9th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival Śląsk – Beskidy has been opened!

The opening ceremony of the 9th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival Śląsk - Beskidy took place on Sunday evening, on Skalite stage in Szczyrk.

WEYOF Team Departs Dublin Airport

The Irish Team that will compete in the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival departed Dublin airport in the early hours of Saturday 14th February.

9th European Youth Olympic Festival to begin this weekend

The 2009 European Youth Olympic Festival will commence in Slask-Beskidy (POL) this coming Saturday, 14th February and will last for a week, until 21st February.

European Youth Olympic Seminar at Olympic House

The Olympic Council of Ireland held a planning seminar with athletes and their coaches to assist them prepare for European Youth Olympics in Slask-Beskidy,18-25th Feb 09 and Tampere , Finland 18-25th July 2009.

Winter Youth Olympics live on Eurosport 2

Eurosport 2 will provide live coverage of the European Winter Olympic Festival. The EYOF is being held in Slask-Beskidy, Poland, 15th – 20th February, 2009.

Programme of the Winter EYOF

Programme for all sports at the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival;

Slask-Beskidy Winter EYOF

The Winter European Youth Olympic festival will be held in the Slask-Beskidy area of Silesia in Southern Poland. The event will be held from 14th to 21st February 2009. Ireland will be represented by 4 Alpine Skiers in Super G, Giant Slalom, Slalom, The eligible athletes were born 1992/1993. Final Selection will be made shortly
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