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 …Read More »
The historical athletic and personal heirlooms of the Greek Olympic Champion Harilaos Vasilakos at the Museum of Marathon Race.
Athletic and personal heirlooms of the first Greek Champion in the history of Marathon Race (March 10, 1896) and the second Champion in 1896 decorate since Thursday, April 4, 2013 the Marathon Race Museum. The grandchildren of the Greek Olympic Champion Harilaos Vasilakos, Haralampos Vasilakos and Helen Vasilakos donated to …Read More »
Grigoris Lamprakis, Politician and Assistant Professor at Athens University, was born in 1912 Kerasitsa of Tegea, where he finished high school. Then he studied Medicine in the University of Athens. From his juvenile years, he had a particular tendency towards sports, and was nominated many times Balkan Games medalist in …Read More »
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 …Read More »