The International Olympic Committee (IOC) participated in the 75th anniversary celebrations of the World Health Organization (WHO) during the second Olympic Games. Walk the Talk New York: The Challenge of Health for All Sunday (September 17).
IOC President thomas bach and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus They were among dignitaries who took part in the Health for All Challenge to promote unity and mobilize people for their physical and mental health.
“We are all here to celebrate the power of sport. In sport we are family, in sport we are all equal and sport brings joy to our lives every day.” said Mr. Bach.
“Sport is also part of a healthy lifestyle. When we play sport, we do something for the health of our minds and bodies. We are a long-standing partner of the WHO, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary. I’m glad to have you as a friend.”
Walk the Talk New York, held in Central Park, was a healthy start to the eve of the United Nations General Assembly, bringing together UN delegates, Member States and athletes to highlight the importance of physical activity.
Returning since its first edition in 2019, Walk the Talk New York is open to everyone to run, walk, or use assistive devices along the 6-kilometre Central Park route.
Famous entertainers and athletes attended the event, including a long-distance running great and the Kenya National Olympic Committee president. paul tergatWHO Goodwill Ambassador Didier Drogba and Cynthia Germanotta.american b girl Sunny Choi He appeared to represent the breaking competition, which will be used for the first time at the 2024 Paris Olympics next year.
hip hop legend Doug E. FreshThree-time Grammy Award-winning musician Ricky Kay And that Global Scrub Choir The event featured live performers from singing healthcare workers.