European Youth Olympics Festival

Marija Lozančić


Marija Lozančić

23 years old, student


Badminton - multiple times gold medalist

Croatian, English


Why I am part of the EYA?

“Young change maker on Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina 2018., licensed fencing coach, ex athlete, culturologist and (social) media enthusiast. Journalist at sport television. Extreme sports fan. Going on with YCM+ project of IOC. Trying to make change for good every day.”

What do I give to athletes?

“Through my volunteer experience I became a part of international network and learned how important is promotion of Olympic ideals and educating young people through sport and culture. With my skills and knowledge i will contribute as a link between young athletes and cultural program.”

How do I describe a European Young Ambassador (EYA)?

“Motivated, organized, creative, multitasker, sport lover, culture lover, under the Olympic spirit.”

What is my motto?

“Make the money, don’t let the money makes you, change the game, don’t let the game change you – stay true.”