The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, visited the Panathenaic Stadium just before concluding his three-day visit to Greece, accompanied by the President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Spyros Capralos. They were escorted by the President of the European Olympic Committees, Patrick Hickey and a delegation of the Hellenic Olympic Winners Association, the President Voula Kozompoli, Voula Zygouri, Angeliki Karapataki and Giorgos Koutsioumpas.
The Olympic Flame for Rio, will pass through the Open Reception Centre for Refugees in Eleonas, Athens and a refugee will symbolically carry the Flame as a Torchbearer.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee, in a brilliant ceremony that was attended by prominent personalities of the Olympic and sport movement, awarded the athletes, together with their trainers, who won medals in 2015 in World and European men and women championships, in the 1st European Games “Baku 2015” and in the European Youth Olympic Festival “Tbilisi 2015”. The HOC also awarded the athletes who have already qualified for the Olympic Games “Rio 2016”.
The President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas Bach along with the President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Mr. Spyros Capralos will visit the Panathenaic Stadium, Friday, January 29 at 10:30.
The President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach will visit the Open Reception Centre for refugees in Eleonas, Athens on Thursday, January 28 2016, at 12:00, on the occasion of his visit in Athens.
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