Kiklopes from Alexandroupolis in the men’s competition and Spartakos Goalbet from Evosmos in the women’s competition went all the way to the end of the 20th Panhellenic Beach Handball Championship, which was also the Test Event of the II Mediterranean Beach Games to be held in Patras from August 25th to August 31st and established their dynasties in the sport.
The team from Alexandroupolis dominated the Men’s Final-4 tournament and was crowned champions for the fourth consecutive time and fifth since 2014. The women from Evosmos won the “double” this year with back to back titles, winning their fourth title since 2015.
The most valuable player in the Men’s Final – 4 tournament was George Eleftheriadis of finalists Olympios Dias from Aspropyrgos, while the respective honor for the women’s competition was awarded to Spartakos player Apostolina Dimitriou.
The prizes were awarded by Tasos Alexiou, representative of “Delousil”, sponsors of the Beach Handball Committee of the Hellenic Handball Federation.Moreover, the Hellenic Handball Federation, represented by its Secretary General, Costas Stamatiadis, honored the Organizing Committee of the II Mediterranean Beach Games in the person of its President, Nikolaos Papadimatos.
HHF General Secretary Costas Stamatiadis awarded the trophies to the championship teams. The medals were awarded by the President of the “Patras 2019” Organizing Committee, Nikolaos Papadimatos, the Secretary-General of ICMG and the Deputy Secretary-General of the EOE, Iakovos Filipousis, the General Manager of the Mediterranean Beach Games, Ilias Dalainas, the representative of the International Handball Federation Panos Antoniou, the Secretary General of the Organizing Committee of the Mediterranean Beach Games Patras 2019 George Rodis and the President of the Cultural Organization of the Municipality of Patras and member of the Organizing Committee of the Mediterranean Beach Games “Patras 2019” Takis Petropoulos.
The prizes to the referees were awarded by the Sports and Venues Manager of the Mediterranean Beach Games “Patras 2019” George Bebetsos and the Beach Handball Director of the Mediterranean Beach Games Patras 2019 Yiannis Metis.