Monday , October 26 2020

COLLECTIONS

Collection of Spyros Louis – First Greek Olympic Champion

Οne of the most important exhibits of the Museum is the medal of the winner of the first Olympic Marathon of Athens in 1896, Spyros Louis. The diploma for his participation in the race, the “fesaki” hat of the traditional Greek uniform that he always wore. Copy of the cup …

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Collection of Marathon runner Stelios Kyriakidis

The greatest Greek Marathon Runner Stylianos Kyriakidis was born in the village Statos of Pafos in Cyprus in 1910 and died in Athens on December 10, 1987.  In 1946 during the Civil War in Greece, he decided to take part in the famous Boston Marathon. In order to provide for …

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