Deputy Minister for Sports, Mr Stavros Kontonis

The President of the International Olympic Academy,Mr Isidoros Kouvelos, had an ordinary meeting with the Deputy Minister for Sports, Mr Stavros Kontonis.

The meeting was held in a very nice ambience and all the issues regarding the IOA were discussed with the presence of the IOA Director, Mr Dionyssis Gangas.

The Deputy Minister recognized the work that the IOA offers aiming at the propagation of the Olympic principles in Greece and abroad.

Mr Isidoros Kouvelos invited the Deputy Minister for Sports to visit the IOA premises in Ancient Olympia and Mr Stavros Kontonis kindly accepted the invitation.

Moreover, the Deputy Minister for Sports acknowledged the work of the IOA and asked for help regarding the serious and current problems of violence and doping in sports.

In this context, Mr Kouvelos offered the use of the IOA premises in Ancient Olympia to the Deputy Minister so as to host two congresses on these particular issues, with the participation of all the people of sports.