The Spanish Olympic Committee, in a tribute ceremony held at its headquarters, wanted to recognize the work done by OKDIARY for the coverage made during the Olympic Games held this summer in Such.
OKDIARY, which was attended by the journalist Francisco Rababán on foot of competition in Japan, was recognized at the event for “his commitment to accurate information and Olympic sport.”
The COE wanted to highlight the “great effort, dedication and professionalism shown by all Spanish journalists, photographers and media” in an event that has been chaired by Alexander White, president of the Spanish Olympic Committee, and who has also had the presence of Felipe Martín, director of Sponsorship of Banco Santander.
🏅 The great tribute to Spanish journalism for its support of both the Spanish Olympic Committee, the athletes and Spain during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Thanks. 🤝❤️ pic.twitter.com/YNxw8y4QSS
– Spanish Olympic Committee (@COE_es) September 15, 2021
After the delivery of a commemorative diploma to each of the displaced journalists and photographers and the different awards, Alexander White He took the word. «We wanted to give a fair and deserved recognition to the Spanish press. For all that we have experienced in different and uncertain Olympic Games ”, declared the president.
«I say it convinced: in Tokyo there were 17 medals. Yours is 18. For representing Spanish sport. We speak with pride about athletes, technicians, referees …, but also about the press. We have the best sports press in the world. It is a very important day for me, because you support the Spanish Olympic Committee, Spanish sports, athletes and Spain, “he added.
A total of 102 journalists from 44 media outlets traveled to the capital of Japan to tell in great detail the exploits and successes of national athletes in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.