Dourges and Courcelles-lès-Lens will compete during the Fun Olympics on July 6

Dourges and Courcelles-lès-Lens will compete during the Fun Olympics on July 6
Dourges and Courcelles-lès-Lens will compete during the Fun Olympics on July 6

After having done it between Dourgeois districts last summer, it’s time for the fight between cities during the second Olympics of fun. As everyone can see on social networks in a funny video where we see the Dourgeois mayor Tony Franconville confronting the Courcellois deputy Brahim Moutaoukil in cowboy clothes, these are Dourges and Courcelles-lès-Lens who will face each other on July 6.

« We are the bestsays Courcell mayor Édith Bleuzet, on the sidelines of the agglomeration council on Thursday. If they win, it’s because we let them win, because they’re playing at home. » « We saw it last year: we need to have fun. It’s a moment of cohesion all day long », slips Mr. Franconville.

Two teams of 15 people will therefore compete in 13 events. If Dourges went to draw on its “ fishpond » of 2023 participants, Courcelles sent an email to its associations to launch a call for volunteers. “ In addition, there will systematically be a duel between elected officials from the two cities », adds the Dourgeois mayor.

The first event between the two cities will be a relay color run. – PHOTO ARCHIVES HELENE DECAESTECKER
There will be thirteen activities that all visitors can try. – PHOTO ARCHIVES HELENE DECAESTECKER

If the teams from the two cities are therefore more or less complete, everyone will be able to enjoy the thirteen activities freely and free of charge throughout the afternoon: color run, mur de force, bubble foot, etc. But no cowhide unlike the first edition. “ There will be agility and strength tests », adds Mr. Franconville.

And if the 2024 poster is approved, the two mayors already have in mind to invite Noyelles-Godault next year. “ We haven’t warned him yet. We would also like it to grow at the urban level. (from Hénin-Carvin)”, they say with a smile.

Fun Olympics. Lesnik Stadium, rue Roger-Salengro in Dourges. Saturday July 6, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free.

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