Olympic Person of the Month

Each month, the European Olympic Academies selects an important, inspiring individual who embodies the Olympic values. Find our past portraits below.

Olympic Person of the Month May 2023

Ilham Zakiyev

Meet the Azerbaijani Paralympic Judoka, Ilham Zakiyev, whose extraordinary journey from a disabled veteran of the Karabakh war to a decorated champion showcases the triumph of determination.

Previous Olympic Persons of the Month