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1 Comenius Project Madrid, Spain Sports Model Experimental Junior High School of the University of Macedonia Thessaloniki, Greece Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

2 Question 8: How many sports clubs are there in your country and which is the most successful? In Greece there are over 30 sports clubs most of which only have football teams. In the first division, Superleague, there are 16 football clubs and in the second, football league, 17. As there Of the four clubs the most known and successful football club is P.A.O.K. F.C. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

3 Question 9: Have athletes / teams from your country ever won the World Championship, European Championship or the Olympics? In which disciplines? World Championship: WEIGHTLIFTING: Dimitrios Tofalos world record that lasted until Pyrros Dimas – 1993, 1995 &1999 1st World champion. BASKETBALL: Greek National Team -current FIBA World Championship silver medalists -since The Olympics : ATHLETICS: Spyridon Louis won the first modern-day Olympic marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics. European Championship: ATHLETICS Periklis Iakovakis - European Championin Gothenborg, Sweden - at seconds while his personal best is of seconds. FOOTBALL Greek National Team – 1980, 2004, Panathinaikos – European Cup – Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

4 Question 10: Which are the three most frequently practiced sports (summer or winter) in your country? In Greece the three most frequently practiced sports in summer are swimming, water polo and sailing as Greece has wonderful seas. In winter, the sports practiced are ice skating, skiing and snowboarding. Football, basketball and volley are all-time-season sports. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

5 Question 11: Has any athlete from your country set a world record? If that is the case in which sport did they set it and what is his/her name? Sofia Sakorafa (born April 29, 1957), a former javelin thrower. She broke the world record on with a throw of meters. That mark stood as a Greek record until the new javelin was introduced in Christos Papanikolaou (born November 25, 1941), a retired Greek pole vaulter. On 24 October 1970 he jumped 5.49 metres in Athens and set a world record. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

6 Question 12: Which sports do you practise in your school? In my school, Model Experimental Junior High School of Macedonia, we practice football, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, aerobics, traditional dancing, tennis, handball and athletics. We have had a lot of achievements in these disciplines. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

7 Question 13: Name three trend sports practised in your country. Three trend sports practised in my country are football, basketball and volleyball. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

8 Question 14 : Are there any famous athletes coming from your region? Talk about them. There are many famous athletes coming from my region. Some of them are : Charalambos (Babis) Xanthopoulos (born 29 August 1956), a former Greek footballer. During his career he played for Iraklis and Pierikos, 2 Greek F.C. He earned 27 caps for the Greece national football team, and participated in UEFA Euro Alketas ("Alkis") Panagoulias (born 30 May 1934), a Greek, former association football player and manager. He managed the national teams of both Greece and the United States. He also manages several clubs, including Olympiacos, whom he managed to three 1st Division, Superleague, championships. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

9 Question 15: Which 3 sports would you choose if you spent your holidays in your own country? If I had to spend my holidays in my country I would choose the following three sports: Football as it is a very common sport and also is one of my favourites. Swimming as in Greece we have many beautiful islands, which are an ideal place for holidays. Aerobics as I think it is a good way to exercise and have fun at the same time. Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou

10 Thank you very much! Irene- Agapi Gounopoulou


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