With excitement and pride Agrinio receives the Flame of Hope in our town Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 15.30.

With excitement and pride to welcome the Flame of Hope in our town Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 15.30.

The symbolism is sacred because it conveys the humanitarian values ​​of respect for diversity, solidarity and love for fellow man.

The Flame will arrive in our city thanks to the volunteers runner officers from around the world was brought together with the Special Olympics athletes and our children from special schools in our region. They are called Guardians of Hope and optimism for a better world and we thank them!

The altar will be lit in Agrinio POLINIKI the special Olympics athlete Christopher Giannitselis.


The Games will bring together over 7,000 athletes and 2,500 coaches from 180 countries, 3,000 judges / referees, 40,000 family members of athletes, 25,000 volunteers and the organization will cover hundreds of journalists from around the world.

The full schedule is as follows:

15:30 Opening Torch Relay node from left STADA-Ch.

Trikoupi-way street-lights from Republic Square.

(1300 m)

15:45 Opening Ceremony. (Duration 30 ‘)

16:15 End of the Ceremony. Check Papastratou straight first-lantern

El.Venizelou left-left-Ag.Konstantinos Elderly (1,500 m)

16:30 Departure for Amfilochia.


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