The official uniforms of Team Hellas at Tokyo Olympics
The Hellenic Olympic Committee presented the official uniforms that the athletes will wear at the Tokyo Olympics.
The uniforms were worn by athletes who will compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Voula Papachristou (track and field), Evangelia, Platanioti (artistic swimming), Evelina Papazoglou (artistic swimming), Vyron Kokkalanis (sailing), Apostolos Christou (swimming) and Emmanouil Karalis (track and field).
The event was attended by the Deputy Minister of Sports, Lefteris Avgenakis and the Secretary General of Sports George Mavrotas along with the majority of the athletes who have already qualified, including the Olympic medalists Emilia Tsoulfa, Katerina Stefanidi, Lefteris Petrounias, Takis Mantis and Pavlos Kayialis.
The NOC President, IOC member and newly elected EOC President, Spyros Capralos said, “The Hellenic Olympic Committee was filled today with hope, the hopes of our entire nation for distinction at the Tokyo Olympics… I am certain that you will do your duty again, as you have done many times in the past, offering moments of national pride to all Greeks. You have already achieved the first victory with your participation, fulfilling the biggest dream that every athlete has in his career… This victory/qualification is particularly important as it was achieved in really difficult and unprecedented circumstances.”
The Chef de Mission, Michalis Fysentzidis, also addressed a greeting, together with the Deputy Chef de Mission, Iakovos Filippousis and the NOC Secretary General, Manolis Kolympadis. At the end of the event, symbolically, the NOC President Capralos together with the Deputy Minister of Sports, Avgenakis, handed over the Greek flag to the Chef de the Mission, Fysentzidis.