"Olympism in Action" - Athens visit

Young people from Korinthia, attending the project "Olympism in Action" (Youth Democracy project) under the European "Youth in ActionProgramme", took part in a "Cross-fit training" sport activity in Athens, in the Fitness centre "Crossfit Stigma" under the professional instructor Anastasis Panagiotelis.


They had also a very interesting meeting with ChristosIakovou, the best coach of the Greek national weightlifting team and golden Olympic winner.

They visited then the Polyclinic of the organisation "Doctors of the world" guided by the active physiotherapist and Filoxenia member Alexis Souvatzis.
There they have been informed about the organisation's work by the social worker Anastasis Yfantis.

The visit concluded by a intercultural lunch in a Pakistani restaurant with many different new tastes.

This trip was a great preparation for the International youth exchange which took place during the period 3-11 September 2014 in Amarante / Portugal.

The main theme of this Activity is to promote healthy lifestyles among youngsters and their participation and active citizenship in democratic processes towards a better living quality. This Activity has the duration of 14 months (from 1st August 2013 till 30th September 2014) and take place at local (Amarante / Portugal, Trbovlje / Slovenia, Cristuru-Secuiesc / Romania and Korinthia / Greece).