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Australia: Greek – Australian «Croesus» supports Diaspora athletic events

Greek – Australian Darwin businessman and President of Kalymnos Fraternity, Yannis Halikos, will be financially supporting the next Panhellenic Games to be held in 2013 in Canberra, with an amount of 100.000 dollars.

SAE Oceania Region coordinator, George Angelopoulos, evidently pleased on the success of this year’s Games stated, “They were the best in every aspect; In terms of organization, fields, hospitality, events and performances”.

Mr. Angelopoulos added that the Games in Canberra will coincide with the 100 year anniversary celebrations for the establishment of the Australian capital.

“We hope that participations, exceed the 450 we had in Darwin”, he stressed, while he also thanked the President of the Greek Community, Yannis Nikolakis and his associates for the excellent organization of the Games, and the state government on the major 200.000 dollar sponsorship.

Source: ANAMPA

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