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GSSE Delegates Conclude Inspection Visits

NICOSIA, 5 April 2009 - Members of the GSSE Technical Commission and Heads of Delegations concluded a whirlwind inspection visit to venues and hotels that will host events and teams in two months time during the XIII Games of the Small States of Europe CYPRUS 2009. "I thank you for your cooperation and hope that this will continue, not only until this year's Games, but beyond them in the future," said Cyprus Olympic Committee President Ouranios Ioannides in his address to the delegates during a farewell dinner at the Limassol Sailing Club, Saturday evening.

Previously, the GSSE delegates had visited the venues of "Eleftheria" Indoor Hall (Basketball), "Lefkotheon" Indoor Hall (Judo), National Tennis Centre, "Evangelos Florakis" Multipurpose Hall (Table Tennis), University of Cyprus (Volleyball), GSP Sports Complex (Ceremonies and Athletics), Olympic Shooting Range, "Spyros Kyprianou" Sports Centre (Gymnastics), Limassol Swimming Pool and Limassol Sailing Centre (Sailing and Beach Volleyball).

At each venue the sport's Technical Director was present to brief the delegates on operational details and show them around, as well as answer any queries and note remarks and recommendations.

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Neophytos Neophtyides, Technical Director for Basketball shows the delegates around. Judo Technical Director, Phivos Christou, with GSSE delegates Cyprus Tennis Federation President, Philios Christodoulou, briefs GSSE delegates at the National Tennis Centre Table Tennis Technical Director, Lisa Constantinidou, and XIII GSSE General Coordinator, Olga Piperidou, with delegates at the Florakis Multipurpose Hall

Volleyball Technical Director, Giorgos Doritis, with GSSE delegates at the University of Cyprus indoor hall GSP Stadium Director Phivos Constantinidis with the delegates in the VIP area of the main building Technical Director of Athletics Antonis Georgallidis shows the Athletics venue to the GSSE delegates Shooting Technical Director Petros Kyritsis with the GSSE delegates at the Olympic Shooting Range

Gymnastics Technical Director, Giorgos Georgiou, shows delegates layout plan for the sport at the "Spyros Kyprianou" Centre in Limassol Cyprus Swimming Federation President Panikos Prokopiou greets the delegates at the Limassol Swimming Pool Beach Volleyball Technical Director, Marios Kontos, analyses venue layout in Limassol to GSSE delegates Elena Papazoglou, member of the Sailing Organising Committee, at the Limassol Sailing Centre with the GSSE delegates

Group photo of the GSSE Delegates during the inspection visit at the University of Cyprus (volleyball venue)      
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