Zagreb, October 19, 2018 - The Croatian Motorcycle Federation (HMS) attended the reception organized by the Secretary General Josip Čop, held on Friday, October 19th, 2018 at the premises of the Croatian Olympic Committee (HOO). The HMS President Stjepan Peršin, member of the Board of Directos Ivan Penić and Secretary General Ivan Lafter were accompanied by the Secretary General of the European Motorcycling Union - FIM Europe, Alessandro Sambuco and FIM Europe’s Chief Financial Officer Michael Sykora.

In the middle of the next year (July 4 - 6, 2019), Zagreb and Croatia will host the congress of the European Motorcycling Union. Having visited the Croatian Olympic Committee, the delegation of the continental association has been convinced of the capacities of the host - the Zagreb Sheraton hotel, with whose representative an agreement has been signed.

It will be the 24th edition of the European motorcyclists’ Congress that was also hosted, besides many major metropolises of the Old Continent (Rome, Prague, Budapest, Istanbul, Belgrade, Sofia...) and other attractive destinations, by our city of Opatija in 2005. (COC/VK)