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Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon

Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
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Torch Relay of the Marathon Flame.
Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
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Iodanis Louizos, Mayor of Marathon at the opening ceremony.
Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
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Mikis Theodorakis, a Greek music composer.
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Speech by Koatas Panagopoulos, President of SEGAS, which organizes Athens Classic Marathon.
Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
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Horst Milde, Chairman of AIMS.
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Nikos Karahalios, General Secretary of National Tourism Organisation.
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The traditional ceremony for the lighting of the Marathon flame.
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The traditional ceremony for the lighting of the Marathon flame.
Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
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The traditional ceremony for the lighting of the Marathon flame.
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The traditional ceremony for the lighting of the Marathon flame.
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Actors reenact the traditional ceremony for the lighting of the Marathon flame.
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Actors reenact the lighting of the Marathon flame.
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The flame is first received by a greek music composer, Mikis Theodorakis.
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The traditional ceremony for the lighting of the Marathon flame.
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Torch Relay of the Marathon Flame.
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Kenyan Patrick Makau who recorded the time of 2 h 03 min 38 s at the Berlin Marathon.
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The lighting of the Altar at the starting point of the Marathon Race.
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After the lighting of the Altar and the Flame gift for the 2 net Marathons around the world.
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Altar's flame burns after the opening ceremony.
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
  • Opening Ceremony of 30th Athens Classic Marathon
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The opening ceremony of the 30th Athens Classic Marathon took place at Marathon's Tomb in Marathon. During this ceremony, there was the lighting of the flame, a torch relay and finally, the lighting of the Altar.

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