Panhellenic U20 athletics championship moved from Larissa to Patras due to floods


The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) have decided to transfer the Panhellenic U20 championship from Larissa to Patras in Greece due to bad weather brought by storm Daniel.

The decision was reached to move the championship to Patras at an extraordinary meeting on Monday, September 11, which is set to take place on September 16 & 17.

Hellenic Athletics Federation President, Sofia Sakorafa.

Reflecting on the tragic events that occurred in Thessaly earlier this week, the difficulties and dangers that have arisen in the city of Larissa and with a sense of responsibility towards athletes, sportswomen and associations, members of the Federation decided to transfer the event from Larissa.

The Federation communicated with the local bodies of both cities (Larissa-Patra) before proceeding with the decision to move the large sporting event.

SEGAS has expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the victims lost in the widespread floods and its support to the citizens of Thessaly.




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