Secures 800th Medal
NICOSIA, 2 June 2009 -
A visit was made to the Imprisoned Graves on Tuesday by
the President of FIBA Europe George Vasilakopoulos and
the General Secretary of the Hellenic Basketball
Federation Panagiotis Tsagronis who are in Cyprus
attending the Games of the Small States of Europe.
A tour of the area was
given to the two officials before wreaths were laid own.
Both officials were
accompanied by the Cyprus Basketball Federation (CBF)
Executive Board Member Costas Panagides and the CBF
Board of Directors Member Klearchos Charalambous.
Also present during
the visit was referee Panagiotis Tsiolias who is also a
prison guard at the Nicosia Central Prisons – where the
graves are situated.
A wreath was placed by the CBF in honour of the EOKA
freedom fighters who had lost their lives during Cyprus’
struggle for independence.