3rd Love Relay “Vassilis Tokakis”
Swimming Relay – September 18 – 10:00am. / Andreas Garifalos Municipal Swimming Pool (Votsalakia beach)
The swimming relay “We swim for life” was an idea of the late Vassilis Tokakis.
Its purpose is to support the work of the Group of Volunteers against Cancer – AgaliaZO.
An idea successfully implemented by O.P.A.N. of the Municipality of Piraeus and is an institution for the city’s sporting events.
In order to honor the memory of Vassilis Tokakis, who was for years the Director of Communications of the Municipality of Piraeus, next Sunday’s match (10 am) bears his name.
This year’s event will also mark the restart for the “Andreas Garifallos” municipal swimming pool, which will be fully reconstructed and handed over to clubs and citizens for use.
Statement of the president of the Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth of the Municipality of Piraeus – Iosif Vourakis:
“All of us who were lucky enough to meet Vassilis got a daily lesson of what it means to love life, to fight for it, to love my family, to fight to live next to my family, to love my fellow man me and wanting to help him but most importantly we learned what it means to win.
I want to thank from the bottom of my heart my colleagues now from the “Agaliazo” group who, with their love and persistence, helped us to realize the vision of our friend Vassilis while he was still with us.
But also to honor his memory by giving his name to a swimming relay of love whose purpose is to inform and also support the families of all those who are ill.
Through the love of the people you “Embrace” you do it alone, it becomes a reality.
We are waiting for you all on Sunday 18/9 at the “Andreas Garifallos” Municipal swimming pool.
Come let’s make a big human chain, honor our friend Vassilis and prove that no one is alone! “