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The Air Sports Federation was granted the use of 13 acres at the Olympic Village!

L. Avgenakis: "We take care of every amateur sport, I had promised that the Air Sports Federation will find its vital space in the Olympic Village and, as you know, I am of actions and projects, not promises"


For the first time in its history, the Hellenic Air Sports Federation acquires its "home" in Attica. In the presence of the Deputy Minister of Sports, Lefteris Avgenakis, the Chairman of the Management Committee of the National Sports Training Center of the Olympic Village, Petros Galani and the President of ELAO, Nikos Makrakis, signed the concession of use of 13 acres of the Sports Center.

EL.A.O., as responsible for cultivating Air Sports in the country, will implement in this area (model track) its sports activities and the clubs that are members, have sports recognition, are registered in the Electronic Register of Clubs kept at State Department of Sports and practice the sport of Aeromodeling in the following categories (indicative):

* Prisoners,

* Remote control helicopters and small planes

* FPV Racing (Drone Sport)

Also, the specific space will be used, or by special agreement the open Stadium of the sports facilities in the Olympic Village, which is adjacent for the holding of Panhellenic or international games.

The concession of use of the area of ​​13 acres is done without consideration, in order to support the development of club and mass air sports, while EL.AO will carry out at its own expense all the necessary technical and structural interventions, so that the spaces become modern , safe and suitable for its purposes.

The Deputy Minister of Sports, Lefteris Avgenakis, stressed:

"Our concern and daily care is the development of amateur sports and all sports, regardless of popularity. I had promised that the Air Sports Federation would find its vital space in the Olympic Village and, as you know, I am in favor of deeds and projects, not promises. We welcome them, therefore, to the facilities of the Ministry of Sports and I am sure that the development of air sports in our country will now evolve with "supersonic speeds".


The President of ELAO, Nikos Makrakis, was obviously satisfied, referring to the "big day for the Federation, which is finally finding its place and will be able to develop, thanks to the continuous help and support of the Deputy Minister of Sports, Lefteris Avgenakis"

The Chairman of the Management Committee of the National Sports Training Center of the Olympic Village, Petros Galanis, underlined:

"We are very pleased to welcome the Hellenic Air Sports Federation to our sports complex. We develop close cooperation with common goals for the organization of many air sports events. We thank the Deputy Minister of Sports, Lefteris Avgenakis for his full support, we put into practice the policies of extroversion and we open our facilities to the entire sports family ".




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