The national polo team K17 arrived in Greece at midnight after the deposit of the second place in Europe.
The delegation of the National Youth Polo Team (K17) returned from Malta, which won the silver medal in the European ChampionshipThe
The young international citizens, with the medals on their chests, their coaches, but also the whole mission were greeted positively upon arrival at the “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport by the representatives of the KOE administration, relatives and friends of the sport, with handshakes, slogans of triumph and the chant “Hellas, Hellas”.
From the side of the Board of Directors of KOE, the team was welcomed by the President Kyriakos Giannopoulos and the Secretary General Stefanos Avgouleas, while the curator of National Infrastructure Teams was present Dimitris Kyrkos and the director George ChristoforatosThe
The federal technician Elias Macheiras stressed on its website ΚΟΕ“These children who have been able to carry the burden of succession in the future to those who brought an Olympic medal to Tokyo have proved that. The future will show how long it will take them to reach that high. The secret of success that they were all a fist, they believed from the beginning, they showed passion and soul. We need a little more work to get the gold, that is, to subdue the Serbs. Repetition makes us better, a lot of work makes us better, being with us all makes us invincible. And most of all, our big weapons, the Greek spirit and the soul that were united, we were physically smaller, in the water we looked the same and better “.
The team leader Andreas Almyras and one of the leaders in the tournament, he said: “The recipe for success was teamwork, that is, we were a punch and of course good defense. This team was made of steel and similar we were together for a while, we worked hard, played for each other and brought the best result. We continue to work for the World Championship of the year. We are honored to consider, even in theory, successors to the Tokyo Silver Olympics. I can not know the future, but it is at our disposal to go very high. “