EUBC President visited the Panathinaikos Boxing Club31 January 2019
On 27 January, the EUBC President, Franco Falcinelli, visited the Panathinaikos Boxing Club in Athens for the annual club celebration. Welcomed by numerous journalists and TV, Franco Falcinelli spoke about the importance of the work done by the clubs in spreading and developing the boxing practice, emphasizing the great role of the coaches not only to grow and train future athletes, but above all to form exemplary citizens. The event was attended by numerous children, former Champions and political figures, such as Ms Katerina Monogiu, highlighting a great interest that Greece has for boxing and its future.
Special thanks goes to the President of the Panathinaikos Club Mr. Dimitrios Giannokopoulos, Executive Director Mr. Bomis Panagiotis, the Panathinaikos Boxing Club Head Coach Mr. Ioannis Aidiniotis, Manager of the Club Ms Maria Kaiafa and Dr. Ioannis Filippatos, Chairman of the EUBC Medical Commission. Like every year the celebration ended with the usual cut of the cake and some exhibition bouts between the club’s talents.
(Photo credits: Photo V. Stolis)