Only 44 hectares of the Vatican city state has set up a athletics team, whose goal is to participate in the future international competitions, told The Irish Times.
according to the Newspaper, the Vatican has reached an agreement with Italian olympic committee, which allows in the future the Holy see representative team sent to the olympics. The next step is the joining of the International athletics federation IAAF's member.
so far, about 60 of the Vatican inhabitants - the swiss guards, priests, nuns, apteekkareja as well as the Vatican library corresponding to the 62-year-old professor - have signed the Vatican athletics association representative.
– the Dream, which we have often been, is to see the Holy seat tickets among others the olympic games opening ceremony, the Vatican's culture ministry, the sports equivalent of ciudad Melchor Sánchez de Toca Alameda gloating over.
the Italian olympic committee chairman Giovanni Malago wished success for the Vatican, which now enters Italy with the same racing arenas.
– Don't just kasvako too big, Malago joked.
in Recent years the Vatican is a steel have been mainly in football and cricket, where it is pitted against informal team, inter alia, the British anglikaanista against the church.
the Vatican's athletes of the first appearance of see 20. January in Rome at the ten-mile running competition.