Birmingham 2007 European indoor championships


NEW - Event timetable

The 29th European Athletics Indoor Championships is an European Athletic Association (EAA) event and will be jointly organised by Birmingham City Council (BCC) and UK Athletics (UKA).

Below is a structure detailing members of each of these organisations who will be involved in the championships.

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EAA Council

Hansjörg Wirz (SUI)

Vice President
Valentin Balakhnichev (RUS)

Vice President
Agoston Schulek (HUN)

Karel Pilny (CZE)

Director General
Christian Milz (SUI)

Kelly Sotherton

Council Members

Janez Aljancic (SLO)
John Lister (GBR)
Jose Luis de Carlos (ESP)
Ludmila Olijar (LAT)
Georgios Constantopoulos (GRE)
Clemens Prokop (GER)
Antonios G. Dracos (CYP)
Jorge Salcedo (POR)
Jonas Egilsson (ISL)
Erika Strasser (AUT)
Alfio Giomi (ITA)
Irena Szewinska (POL)
Philippe Lamblin (FRA)

Ex Officio Member
Lamine Diack (SEN)

Honorary Life Preseident
Carl -Olaf Homén (FIN)

EAA Delegates

EAA Representative
Hansjörg Wirz (SUI)

Council Delegate
Karel Pilny (CZE)

Doping Control Delegate
Jan Engström (SWE)

Technical Delegates
José Luis de Carlos (ESP)
Mats Svensson (SWE)

Media Delegate
Pierce O'Callaghan (IRL)

Medical delegate
Pedro Branco (POR)

Event Co-ordination Committee

Birmingham City Council Representatives
Councillor Ray Hassall
Councillor John Alden
Councillor Ian Ward

LOC Representatives
Brian Stocks
Denis Hurst
Terry Colton

UK Athletics Representatives
Lynn Davies
David Moorcroft

Sport Representatives
John Scott

EAA Management

Director General
Christian Milz (SUI)

Event Manager
Ivan Khodabakhsh (GER)

Event Co-ordinators
Bernadette Brun Brenger (FRA)
Jérôme Parmentier (FRA)
Weronika Maslowska (POL)

Competition Manager
Celia Mendes (POR)

Competition Co-ordinator
Marcel Wakim (GER)

Corporate Services Manager
Christiane Maillard (SUI)

Corporate Services Co-ordinator
Christelle Thonney (SUI)

Sales and Marketing Manager
Lars Kaiser (GER)



Local Organising Committee

Championships Director
Brian Stocks

Finance Director and Deputy Championships Director
Denis Hurst

Chief Operating Officer
Terry Colton

Marketing and Communications Director
Lorraine Mackay

Head of Competitions
Cherry Alexander

 Logistics Director
Alex Craney

Paul Aldridge

Deputy Marketing and Communications Director
Sarah Guest

Media Services
Jayne Pearce

Garry Peal
Joan Durose

Pauline Cooke

Julie Burden
Mike Osborne

Adam Ravenscroft

Transport and Accommodation
Simon Hainsworth

Irene Jones

Mike Osborne

Viki Cartwright

Roger Simons
Malcolm Rogers
Keith Davies
Andrew Clatworthy

Andy Paul

Joan Watt

David Herbert

Chief Officials

Championship Referee
David Littlewood

Combined Events Referee
Peter Nicholson

Start Co-ordinator
Alan Bell

Chief Timekeeper
Alan Vincent

Track Referee
Moira Gallagher

Head of Technical Information Centre
Sue McKiernan

Field Referee
Chris Cohen

Technical Manager
David Holder

Chief Starter's Assistant
David Brown

Chief Photofinish Judge
Ross Vince

Call Rooms Manager
Wendy Haxell


Contact the team

The Birmingham 2007 team can be contacted at the following address:

European Athletics Indoor Championships 2007
Championship Offices
National Indoor Arena
King Edward's Road
B1 2AA




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