Young athletes from Germany and the Olympia Gymnastics Association in the Region of Thessaly | News, news about LARISA

Young athletes from Germany and the Olympia Gymnastics Association in the Region of Thessaly | News, news about LARISA
Young athletes from Germany and the Olympia Gymnastics Association in the Region of Thessaly | News, news about LARISA

The global language of sport is the language of peace, cooperation, solidarity, volunteerism and efficiency, said the Regional Governor of Thessaly, Kostas Agorastos, welcoming young athletes from the city of Schwerin, Germany, who are being hosted in Larissa by the Olympia Gymnastics Club , in the context of a Greek-German sports and cultural cooperation program.

The 20 German athletes, aged 15-22, together with their companions, visit popular tourist destinations in Thessaly and participate in sports activities programs, together with 20 fellow athletes from the basketball, volleyball and rhythmic sections of the GS. Olympia Larissa. The program is organized by the Greek-German Youth Foundation of Thessaloniki and Leipzig.

“It is a great pleasure and honor to host in Thessaly young people who are the oxygen of life and bearers of new ideas. Sports is a parallel first priority in the Region of Thessaly. We are the first Sports District in the country, financing and building many infrastructure projects, football and basketball courts, indoor gyms, swimming pools, a bicycle track in Volos and a shooting range of Olympic dimensions. They are infrastructures that can and do host world championships with great added value such as the 1st world polo championship for girls in Larissa and Volos and major pan-European and national events. Sport creates people with resilience, people who know how to work together, appreciate and strive for the best, fight, fall and get back on their feet. This is the great value and contribution of sports in shaping people useful to societies, in a difficult time of unprecedented crises, in the country and everywhere in the world”, added the Regional Governor.


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