Olympic flame hand-over ceremony on Friday

After its journey through Greece for 11 days, the Olympic flame will be handed over to the delegation of the “Paris 2024” Organising Committee on Friday.

The handover ceremony will begin on Friday, April 26, at 18:30 pm at the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro) in central Athens, with the participation of internationally renowned artist Nana Mouskouri, while Nikos Aliagas will be the host of the event.

The Olympic Torch will be brought to the Panathenaic Stadium by Greek race walking champion Antigoni Drisbiotis, while the last torchbearer in the Kallimarmaro will be the captain of Greece’s national polo team Ioannis Fountoulis, together with his teammates, who won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games. At the end of the event, the president of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, Spyros Capralos, will hand over the Olympic Torch to the president of the “PARIS 2024” Organising Committee, Tony Estanguet, so that it can continue its journey to Paris.

Special traffic measures will on Thursday and Friday in Athens due to the hand over ceremony of the Olympic Flame for the XXXIII Olympic Games “PARIS 2024”.