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Vatican Launches Athletics Team, Targets Competing At Olympics.

: 01/11/2019 - 13:20

Nuns and priests could one day take part in the Olympics. 

The Vatican has launched an official athletics team made up of 62 members of the clergy, religious orders and Swiss guards. 

It's hoped "Athletica Vaticana" will one day compete in international sporting competitions. 

Their first outing is on January 20th when they will compete in the 10km Corsa di Miguel in Rome.


File image: Vatican City.

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