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Team Generali České pojišťovna

Why join the Generali Česká pojišťovna team?

42, 195 km is quite a challenge!To make it you need a great partner by your side! A life partner who'll back you up if you feel like giving up. For us, the symbol of such a partnership is Michal Šlesinger, former biathlete, national team member and gold medalist from Kontiolahti 2015 in Finland. We believe that his optimism and indomitable energy will lead you to the finish line.

In addition, we will all run together for a good cause - our run will support the Leontinka Foundation, which helps children and young people with visual impairments so that they can play sports, get an education, or just do whatever they want in their free time. The Leontinka Foundation will receive 50,000 CZK from Generali Česká pojišťovna which will help the children to enjoy their free time.

Team members will receive the following benefits:

  • 2 lucky team members will have the opportunity to experience a real training session with our biathlon team
  • 4 chosen winners will get tickets to the 2022/2023 Biathlon World Cup in Nové Město na Moravě
  • 5 slowest athletes will get Insurance of registration fee for any RunCzech race this season for free
  • We have a 30% discount on travel insurance in Europe for everyone, valid up to 31.12. 2022
More about team partner: www.generaliceska.cz

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Michal Šlesingr

Michal Šlesingr | captain

Former Czech biathlete, a complete medal collection winner from the World Championships, led by gold in the mixed relay at the 2015 World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland. He competed four times at the Olympic Games. At the 2007 World Championships in Anterselva, Italy, he won a silver medal in the sprint race. He also won one bronze from the individual 20 km race at the same World Championships. He won the mass start in World Cup Oslo, Norway in 2008.

Nadace Leontynka

Nadace Leontinka | charity

One of the stories from our foundation: little Honzík had a very difficult start in his life. An extremely premature birth at the 26th week caused a number of serious health complications, which were compounded by a golden staph infection and Honzík had to be placed on pulmonary ventilation. Because of Covid, his mother could not stay with him and had to visit him in the hospital for 4 long months. There she also got a referral to early care, which she started working with while Honzik was still in the hospital. Since then, an early care counselor has been coming to the family regularly to offer expert advice and all-round support. As it was eventually confirmed, Honzik could not see out of his right eye, so he needs proper care and support for the correct development. But with the help of an early care consultant, the family can be sure that they will overcome all difficulties together.

More about charity: www.nadaceleontinka.cz

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