The Flame for the Winter Youth Olympic Games "Lillehammer 2016" was lit at the Panathenaic Stadium in a modest yet symbolic, filled of messages, ceremony.
50 Greek athletes have already qualified for Rio Forty seven Greek athletes have already secured their place in the Rio Olympic Games.
The Hellenic Olympic Committee expressed its support and kindness to the refugees hosted at Eleonas Open Reception Centre, in Athens during the difficult time they are going through.
The Hellenic Olympic Academy was awarded with the “2015 Fair Play Plaque of Merit and Diploma” for its remarkable work. The President of the HOA, Isidoros Kouvelos was invited to receive the award.
In the presence of the President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Mr. Spyros Capralos, the Ambassador of Georgia in Athens, Mr. Josif Nanobashvili and many Olympians, the Olympic Winners Association of Greece and Georgia formalized their cooperation at the headquarters of the HOC.
For the seventh consecutive time, the successful program of the Hellenic Olympic Committee for school students “I love Sport – Kids’ Athletics” takes place at the Panathenaic Stadium, with the valuable support of the "Stavros Niarchos Foundation" and "Paul and Alexandra Kanellopoulos Foundation”.