The FIA celebrates the Olympic Day | Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

The FIA celebrates the Olympic Day

23.06.18

As an IOC recognized Federation, the FIA and its family celebrates again this year the Olympic Day.

As an IOC recognized Federation, the FIA and its family celebrates again this year the Olympic Day.

Olympic Day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris.  The goal was to promote participation in sport across the globe regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.

Alongside other sports federations, the FIA supports the world Olympic movement and recognizes itself in its values and actions.

« FIA shares the values of Olympism for sport, youth and peace in the world, and is pleased to be associated with the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires with education programs of road Safety and offer an e-karting experience » said FIA President Jean Todt.