Saturday, June 23, 2007

1912: The pioneers of "Panellinios G.S", Greece

The pioneers Water Polo team of "Panellinios Gymnasticos Syllogos" in 1912. This early picture, that belongs to the Sports Museum of Athens Municipality, records probably the 1st ever Greek Water Polo team. Greece was present for the 1st time at the Olympics of Antwerp 1920 and then at Paris 1924. The Greek Swimming Federation has been established in 1927 and the 1st official National competition was held in 1928.
Source: "The glory of Sport"; Municipality of Athens

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