Melbourne set to welcome Patoulidou

first_imgVice governor of Thessaloniki Paraskevi Patoulidou is set to make an appearance Down Under. The first Greek female gold medallist will make her way to Melbourne on Thursday to give a lecture on ‘Sport, Tourism and Central Macedonia’, which will provide great insight into her life as an elite athlete, as well as her political career thereafter.Organised by the Greek Community of Melbourne in collaboration with the Pan-Macedonian Association of Melbourne and Victoria and the Australian Institute of Macedonian Studies, the event will be a chance to honour Ms Patoulidou’s great contribution to sport.“We are delighted that Patoulidou will be with us in Melbourne. She was an icon in Greece for her spectacular achievements in Athletics,” said Bill Papastergiadis, president of the Greek Community of Melbourne. “It will be a wonderful opportunity for all of the Greeks in Melbourne to attend a catered free event with one of the stars of Greece.”The lecture will be taking place at Alphington Grammar’s Andrianakos Centre on Thursday 24 March at 7.30 pm. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img

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