Golf, tennis and motorsport – GTM Trophy 2023 in Burgenland

A big-scale charity occasion brings distinguished members to the easternmost federal state – this time the proceeds of the charity shall be used to assist a sports activities support and a household in Burgenland – an enormous added worth for the state.

From April 21 to 23, Burgenland is the scene of a excessive-degree charity occasion. Taking place for the twentieth time after a break brought on by the pandemic, members of the GTM Trophy can anticipate an thrilling weekend of golf, tennis and motorsport surrounded by Pannonian hospitality. With the collected donations, the distinguished viewers of sports activities, enterprise and tradition offers monetary assist to chose sports activities support initiatives and households in Burgenland. “I’m more than happy that Burgenland is internet hosting a really particular charity occasion this 12 months and subsequent. The GTM Trophy combines the thought of ​​sport with the will to assist in a novel manner, so it’s now an integral a part of the calendar of occasions,” stated Governor Hans Peter Doskozil on the presentation of this system in Vienna on Friday. .

Thomas Zanyat, GTM Trophy founder and organizer Dominik Gschiegl welcomed not solely the governor, but in addition Gernot Uhlir, Managing Director of Sports Aid Austria, and Wolfgang Zova, Managing Director of Porsche Wien Nord, at this opening occasion. The press convention was additionally attended by distinguished representatives of sports activities, akin to athlete Ivona Dadic, former tennis participant Stefan Koubek and legendary goalkeeper Michael Konsel.

Burgenland has already distinguished itself as a number nation and organizer of main sporting occasions – assume 2022 with the Parachute World Championships, tennis and chess championships and the Special Summer Olympics. “This exhibits that we have now been in a superb place as a sports activities nation for a very long time. Thus, we have now additionally achieved quite a bit in latest years, for instance, the institution of a tennis academy or the growth of biking infrastructure. Our lengthy-time period partnership with the ÖFB nationwide crew is one other instance,” says Doskozil.

“The location of the GTM Trophy is essential for us, as a result of it offers us the chance to indicate Burgenland as soon as once more from its sporting facet,” stated the governor. Burgenland”.

The GTM Trophy has been held yearly since 1997, with an interruption because of the pandemic. As a part of the trophy, a complete of 1.4 million euros in donations have been collected since its inception. It was agreed that two-thirds of the earnings ought to be used for Austrian sports activities support in the subsequent two years. “Since changing into the Minister of Sports, I understand how necessary sports activities help is. Burgenland is at all times comfortable to be a companion in the case of supporting sports activities,” famous Doskozyl.

A 3rd of the proceeds shall be donated to the Licht ins Dunkel emergency fund for social causes in Burgenland. Celebrity density and media protection convey monumental added worth to the nation. The promoting impact is excellent for Burgenland, particularly for tourism as an necessary financial pillar. “Conclusion: Thanks to the combination of the Licht ins Dunkel marketing campaign, Sporthilfe advantages, sports activities advantages, financial advantages and, in specific, the social facet. I want all members good luck and good days in Burgenland,” stated the governor.

This 12 months’s GTM Trophy kicks off on Friday, April 21 with a welcome social gathering on the Martinschlossl in Donnerskirchen, the place comedians Hirten, Werner Brix and Stephan Haider will carry out. On Saturday, ASKÖ scores factors in tennis competitions on the tennis courts of Eisenstadt. Golf can also be performed at Donnerskirchen. Motorsport fanatics, in the meantime, begin with the Vintage Car Cup. The cultural middle in Eisenstadt would be the backdrop for the ultimate gala on Saturday night, throughout which the winners of the sports activities competitions can even be awarded.

Click on the images to obtain: Presentation of GTM Trophy_1, Presentation of GTM Trophy_2, Presentation of GTM Trophy_3


Presentation of GTM Trophy_1: Group picture for the presentation of the GTM Trophy 2023 (from left) Sporthilfe Austria Managing Director Mag Gernot Uhlir, Stephan Kubek, Michael Konsel, GTM founder KR Thomas Zanyat, Provincial Governor Mag Hans Peter Doskozil, Ivona Dadic. , Porsche Vienna North Managing Director Wolfgang Zova , GTM organizer Dominik Gschiegl M.Sc.

Presentation of GTM Trophy_2: Governor Hans Peter Doskozil and Michael Konsel in dialog

Presentation of GTM Trophy_3: Governor Hans Peter Doskozil (middle) with (from left) GTM organizer Dr. Dominik Gschiegl, Sporthilfe Österreich managing director Mag Gernot Uhlir, GTM founder KR Thomas Zanyat and Porsche Wien Nord managing director Wolfgang Zova on the presentation of the GTM32 Trophy.

picture supply: State media service

Hans Christian Gmas, January 27, 2023

Burgenland State Media Service
7000 Eisenstadt, Landhaus, Europaplatz 1
Phone: 02682/600-2612

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