Completion of the Action Program “KNOW ABOUT SPORT AND ITS VALUES”

On Saturday, June 17, 2023, the Panathinaiko Stadium hosted the program of sports activities called “GET TO KNOW SPORTS AND ITS VALUES”, organized by the Supreme Sports Council of the Armed Forces (ASAED) in collaboration with the Hellenic Olympic Committee (E.O. .E.) and the National Olympic Academy (ETHNO.A.), in the context of the GEETHA events for the celebration of the World Olympic Day.

This program involved Olympians, World Champions and distinguished athletes serving in the Armed Forces, and 70 children of military and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces between the ages of 8 and 15 took part. The purpose was to introduce them to sports as a means of protecting their health, to pass on the principles of sports, noble competition and cooperation, as well as to strengthen their self-confidence.

During the program, the children had the opportunity to learn about different sports, as follows:

● Fencing.
● Handball.
● Martial Arts (Tae Kwon Do).
● Sharpening.
● Pole vaulting.
● Running and shooting (Laser Run).
● Dance.
● Obstacle course.
● Long jump.
● Relay races.

As part of the action, the children were guided around the stadium with automatic audio tour systems, as well as a tour of the Exhibition “Memories from the Olympic Games: Posters and Torches from 1896 to the present day”.

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