Saturday , 18 May 2024

The celebration of the Armed Forces at the Kallimarmaro Stadium

The Hellenic Olympic Committee (NOC) and the National Olympic Academy (ETHNOA), in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Supreme Council of Sports of the Armed Forces ASAED, the DEP and the Z' MAC, organized last Saturday at the Panathenaic Stadium a program of actions called "GET TO KNOW SPORT AND ITS VALUES". The Program offered the opportunity to the children of the military and civilian personnel of the Ministry of National Defence, to be sensitized about sports issues and to get acquainted with Olympic sports and military exercises.

Olympians, World Champions and distinguished athletes of the Armed Forces such as Spyros Gianniotis and Nery Niagouara coordinated the sports activities while Special Forces officials presented the special objects of their specialty. Children and teenagers tested their skills in sports and exercises such as Weightlifting, Fencing, Handball, Rugby, Cross hopping, climbing-rappelling tower, prenotation exercises, demonstration of self-defense exercises and parachute exercises.

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