777 medals awarded during Sports Festival

The awards ceremony season is officially underway, and it was a festive atmosphere on Wednesday 12th June in the Court of Honour of the Monaco City Hall for the traditional Sports Festival.

A host of delegates including David Tomatis, Counselor at the Prince’s Cabinet, Mayor Georges Marsan and Jacques Pastor, Deputy Mayor of the Sports and Associations, congratulated the presidents, leaders, coaches and sports men and women of the Principality’s sports associations and federations who had gathered for the occasion.

A total of 35 disciplines were represented and 777 medals were awarded during the ceremony – 89 gold, 114 silver, 173 bronze, and 401 medals of distinction.

Photo: courtesy Mairie de Monaco

Each year, the Sports Festival is a highly anticipated event for all sports members, young and old, whose excellent results during the past season are rewarded.

Three other awards ceremonies are scheduled in the City Hall’s Cour d’Honneur this month: the Monegasque Language Contest on Monday 17th June, the School of Fine Arts – Pavillon Bosio Wednesday 26th and the Rainier III Academy on Thursday 27th.