With the participation of 210 athletes and 21 teams from all over Greece, starting Wednesday the Panhellenic Games Basketball Special Olympics, which are a test event (test event) for the Games of Athens in the summer of 2011.

The matches will be hosted at the Olympic Stadium (main arena, and two utilities) and will conclude on Friday (18 / 6). The event involved a group from Cyprus.

Meanwhile, striking was the presence of Special Olympics Greece at the Olympic Kopilatatodromio the ropes, Sunday (13 / 6) opened its doors to the public. The athletes filled the seats, while there was information of everyone for volunteering and a special stand with official products of the Special Olympics World Games ATHENS 2011. During the event, athletes are offered to the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Paul Geroulanos collector box with 22 commemorative pins depicting Apollo, mascot of the Games in Athens, in all sports.

The Special Olympics World Games ATHENS 2011 will be held in Athens from June 25 to July 4, 2011. In the 7500 Games will bring together athletes and 2,500 coaches from 185 countries, 3,000 judges / referees, 40,000 family members of athletes, 25,000 volunteers and 3,000 journalists and from around the world.




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