Sports and games  in Greece e-Twinning  “ Top 10 with the EU teenagers” 2009-10
Greece is the birthplace of the Olympic Games.  Let’ s, learn more about the Games   <ul><li>The Olympic Games are the fir...
The Marathon race <ul><li>The Marathon  was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippide...
The race starts from the village of Marathon
And it ends at the Panathenian Stadium of Athens
Today there are two popular games in Greece <ul><li>Football  </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball </li></ul>
Greeks’ favourite football team is the Greek National team
The National Greek Football team became popular because it won the European cup on 2004
Two of the most popular football players in Greece are: <ul><li>George Sideris </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Mim...
Another popular team in Greece is the National Basketball team This team is called by Greeks the “dream team”!
Two of the most popular basketball players in Greece are:   <ul><li>Nick Galis </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Pan...
Nick Galis is considered to be one of the top European basketball players. In 2007 he was awarded the medal of honor of th...
The most popular Olympic champion in Greece is  <ul><li>Pyrros Dimas </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dimas is a weightlifter and four times Olympic champion, one of three weightlifters, who have won three Olympic go...
<ul><li>At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, Dimas was honored with the Greek flag for both the opening and clos...
Greeks love the sea and the sea  sports. The most  popular sea sports in Greece are:  <ul><li>Sailing  </li></ul><ul><li>a...
Nick Kaklamanakis  is the most  popular Greek surfer and a gold medalist at the 1996 Summer Olympics.  <ul><li>In the 2004...
Nick Kaklamanakis lit the torch in the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
<ul><li>To enjoy a video about the wind surfing click   here  </li></ul>1 st  Gymnasium of Chaidari, Athens
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Sports

911 views

Published on

Greek team's fovourite sports and games: a presentation for the e-Twinning project "Top 10 with the EU teenagers"

Published in: Sports
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
911
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
18
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Sports

  1. 1. Sports and games in Greece e-Twinning “ Top 10 with the EU teenagers” 2009-10
  2. 2. Greece is the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Let’ s, learn more about the Games <ul><li>The Olympic Games are the first of the Ancient World </li></ul><ul><li>Occur every 4 years </li></ul><ul><li>They began in honor of the hero Heracles at Olympia in the Peloponnese. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Marathon race <ul><li>The Marathon was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers </li></ul>
  4. 4. The race starts from the village of Marathon
  5. 5. And it ends at the Panathenian Stadium of Athens
  6. 6. Today there are two popular games in Greece <ul><li>Football </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball </li></ul>
  7. 7. Greeks’ favourite football team is the Greek National team
  8. 8. The National Greek Football team became popular because it won the European cup on 2004
  9. 9. Two of the most popular football players in Greece are: <ul><li>George Sideris </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Mimis Domazos </li></ul>
  10. 10. Another popular team in Greece is the National Basketball team This team is called by Greeks the “dream team”!
  11. 11. Two of the most popular basketball players in Greece are: <ul><li>Nick Galis </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Panagiotis </li></ul><ul><li>Giannakis </li></ul>
  12. 12. Nick Galis is considered to be one of the top European basketball players. In 2007 he was awarded the medal of honor of the Euroleague.
  13. 13. The most popular Olympic champion in Greece is <ul><li>Pyrros Dimas </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Dimas is a weightlifter and four times Olympic champion, one of three weightlifters, who have won three Olympic gold medals. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to watch a video </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, Dimas was honored with the Greek flag for both the opening and closing ceremonies </li></ul>
  16. 16. Greeks love the sea and the sea sports. The most popular sea sports in Greece are: <ul><li>Sailing </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><li>Surfing </li></ul>
  17. 17. Nick Kaklamanakis is the most popular Greek surfer and a gold medalist at the 1996 Summer Olympics. <ul><li>In the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, he won the silver medal </li></ul>
  18. 18. Nick Kaklamanakis lit the torch in the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
  19. 19. <ul><li>To enjoy a video about the wind surfing click here </li></ul>1 st Gymnasium of Chaidari, Athens

×