renowned track and field meeting “Athens Grand Prix
Tsiklitiria” proudly celebrates its 12th
anniversary: twelve years of triumphant presence and
continuous action in the world of athletics.
Panellinios Athletic Club
has been organizing the event yearly and in just a short
time it has managed to secure a place among the top
international meetings with a long tradition in Europe.
Driven by their passion
and love for classical athletics, the organizers of the
Athens Grand Prix present each year the world’s top
athletes in track and field events.
The four world records
and dozens of top performances achieved at the Athens
Grand Prix by Olympic and world champions have made it
famous all over the world, so that every July it
constitutes one of the most important events of
classical athletics in Europe.
The fine organization and
the top athletic performances of “Tsiklitiria” have
repeatedly been praised by the most acclaimed
international media, as well as by IAAF itself.
Greek sports fans of all
ages will meet again in the Athens Olympic Stadium on
Monday 13th July to cheer and applaud the
famous champions who promise to offer us thrilling
moments with their fantastic performances in all 18
This year’s event in
Athens will give additional incentive to the most
brilliant stars of athletics to try their best just a
few weeks before the most important sporting event of
2009, the 12th World Athletics Championships
to be held in the Berlin Olympic Stadium from August 15th
Moved by the passion for
sport and the spirit of noble emulation, we are looking
forward to organizing another excellent Athens Grand
Committed to our original
vision, we continue with the same enthusiasm and aim at
a future of Greek sport which will form a legacy for the
younger generation of our country.