Spirit of sportsmanship and fellowship strong at 8th Quantum Klirou Atovrisi Challenge
Klirou community welcomes athletes with traditional snacks
Nicosia, May 20, 2019 – The spirit of sportsmanship and fellowship was strong at this year’s 8th Quantum Klirou Atovrisi Challenge that took place in the scenic course around Klirou, with runners of all ages taking part in the 4km and 12km runs, as well as the children’s run.
The 8th Quantum Klirou Atovrisi Challenge is sponsored by Athanasios Ktorides Foundation, organiser of the Quantum Nicosia Marathon.
“We were once again delighted to have sponsored this event, organised by the Dro.Me.A. Racing Club, one of the foremost groups in the Cyprus amateur running calendar.”
“As a Foundation we strongly believe in the ‘healthy mind, healthy body’ spirit that was cultivated by our ancient philosophers and support events such as the 8th Quantum Klirou Atovrisi Challenge, as well as other events throughout this year.”
The fellowship before and after the event saw hundreds of runners and their families mingling with members of the Klirou community, who welcomed the runners with traditional snacks and sweets.
The 12km race was won by Christoforos Protopapas (Dro.Me.A. Racing Club), followed by Charalambos Ioannou (Dro.Me.A.) and Alexander Bereshnoy, while the women’s race was won by Olga Kypri (GSO), followed by Maria Soteriou (Dro.Me.A.) and Yianna Fysentzou (Dro.Me.A.).
The 4km race was won by Yahya Muhammud (Apoel), followed by Aristotelis Irzenski (Keravnos) and Andreas Themistocleous (Apoel), while the women’s race was won by Elpida Christodoulidou, followed by Louisa Tsianakka and Maria Panayiotou (Apoel).
The girls dominated in this year’s Children’s race, won by Anthia Maria Georgiou, followed by Skevi Demetriou and Andria Argyrou (Dro.Me.A.), while the boys’ winner was Andreas Christodoulou (Dro.Me.A.), followed by Alexandros Michael and Chrysis Michael.
The results of the 8th Quantum Klirou Atovrisi Challenge have been uploaded on the Dro.Me.A. website