SPEECHES / PRESENTATIONS
Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis
Olympic Games ... a journey linked to a variety of emotions, intense effort, sacrifices and dedication, an idea that is not only confined to sporting expression and the splendor of sport, but also includes all the values of the struggle. the agony of the athlete, the disappointment and the success with the completion of their first Olympic trip to Rio, Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kayalis put aside the Bronze Medal and keep all the experiences on which they built their Olympic dream, and through their personal history they want all the young people to continue to try, to improve, to fail and to insist, and the Tokyo is ahead.
Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kayalis, two top Greek sailors, joined forces in 2008 and have followed a common course since then. Their World and Paneuropean titles have established themselves at the top of the world ranking. 5 years before their marginal exclusion from the London Olympics whistled the character of the team, while their first Olympic Games gave our country the bronze medal in the 470 category, continuing the long tradition of our country in the sailing sport