On the occation of International Olympic Day ( 23rd of June) , IOC President, Mr. Jacques Rogge , has sent congratulatory message to the National Olympic Committee and territories worldwide . Website of the Vietnam Olympic Committee would be taken verbatim the messages from the President .
Olympic Day is a special day to work together and learn about the great values of the Olympic, about the friendship and the honour . Olympic Day is an annual event for the world Olympic movement . Most of the National Olympic Committee of five continents , take this opportunity to share the Olympic spirit with people at different ages , in all stages of life .
Olympic Day is open to all classes of people, bring more meaning than just playing sports , running or training , an opportunity to reflect the significance of the Olympics : which means we must always I tried my best , it's important not win or lose , but how to play well . It is a philosophy to serve the daily lives of us.
Every year , on June 23 , thanks to you , the National Olympic Committee , this message is transmitted to all over the world to call for the masses to participate in sports .
More than ever , I urge the National Olympic Committee and continue to promote a campaign with the theme - " activity , learning and discovery " - has been very successful in 2009 . Olympic Day is an ideal playground to enhance the benefits of sports activities in general , particularly for youth . Help them learn about Olympic values as well as explore new sports . Olympic Day is also a good opportunity to promote the youth Olympic Games .
You as well as the International Olympic Committee have benefited from the help of our partners in organizing Olympic Day . We thank McDonald , a global partner , the devotion and enthusiasm by which the National Olympic Committee held on Olympic success in the past eight years .
In today's society , more than ever , sport as a social activity for all generations , especially the younger generation, the opportunity to live healthier, more balanced and have a meaningful and more well-being life, Olympic Day is a great opportunity to promote this idea .
Thank you for your dedication to the sport and the great Olympic values, friendship and honour. Have Olympic Day 2011 a great success!
IOC President (Signed )