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Spain, Madrid 23 th Apr – 27 nd Apr, 2012 THE GREEK TEAM: Model Experimental Junior High School of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece Chara.

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1 Spain, Madrid 23 th Apr – 27 nd Apr, 2012 THE GREEK TEAM: Model Experimental Junior High School of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece Chara Stougianni

2 Sports Chara Stougianni

3 Do you have any traditional sports which are not Olympic disciplines? Introduce them!11 pentathlon was a contest featuring five different events : long jump, javelin throw, discus throw, stadion and wrestling. Pankration was a martial art and founded as a blend of boxing and wrestling race track Chariot running and equestrian events Chara Stougianni

4 Which are the three most successful Olympic Games of your nation? Water polo Basketball Weightlifting Chara Stougianni

5 Who was your athlete of the year 2011? The swimmer Spyros Gianniotis. Spyros has won the gold metal at 10km and the silver at 5Km in the world championship of Shanghai. Chara Stougianni

6 Do you know any famous athletes from your country? Which sports does/do/did he/she/they practice? 1.Track Spiros Louis Katerina Thanou Fani Halkia 2.Weight lifting Dimitrios Tofalos Pirros Dimas Chara Stougianni

7 4. Football Aggelos Haristeas Fanis Gekas 5.Windsurfing Nikos Kaklamanakis 6. Basketball Panagiotis Fasoulas Chara Stougianni

8 Are there any building, streets, parks, monuments, etc. named after famous athletes? Spiros Louis: In Athens we can cross a street named after this famous athlete. Also, there is a statue of Spiros Louis in Melbourne. Spiros Louis was one of the most famous athletes at Marathon discipline Dimitrios Tofalos: One street situated in Patra and a gymnastics centre have been named after this famous athlete. Chara Stougianni

9 Has any world championship ever taken place in your country? Where? Volleyball World Championship in 1994 World Championship of track in 1997 World Championship of Basketball in 1998 World Championship of waterpolo in 2011 The Swimming World Championship took place in Athens in 2000 Chara Stougianni

10 Have the Summer/Winter Olympics ever taken place in your country? Athens in April, The number of athletes who participated was 241. Summer Olympics: Athens,2004 Paralympics of 2004 took place in Greece with athletes and 202 countries participating in them. Chara Stougianni

11 Athens,2004 Chara Stougianni

12 Which 3 sports would you choose if you spent your holidays in your own country? Swimming Beach Volley Cycling Chara Stougianni

13 Greece: Model Experimental Junior High School of the University of Macedonia


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