The Greek Veteran Athletic Association of Patras, always at the forefront of the sports movement, is added to the list of institutional supporters of the 1st Patras International Half Marathon!
A moving gesture that the organization highly values the support of the veterans, the athletes who built the edifice of athletics with their personal life commitment and continuous effort.
GVAA Patras completes 30 years in action, in 1994. A group of retired athletes and friends of classical sports formed the core of the Association. Among them Antonis Kanellopoulos, Dionysios and Nikos Balasis, Thanasis Siozos, Panagiotis Mendzelopoulos, Mavra Papalamprou, Spagadoros, Sotiris Athanasopoulos and more.
The Association organizes local competitions, regional and pan-Hellenic championships with great appeal and success. Its athletes, even participate in pan-European and world championships for veterans. The Association has been awarded, many distinctions being on the top of Veterans’ Athletic Associations.