Swiss Paper Profiles Athens Special Olympics 2011

Achilles Paparsenos, director of the Press and Communications Office in Geneva, profiles in a letter, published today in the local “24 heures” newspaper from Lausanne, Athens Special Olympics 2011. Mr. Paparsenos welcomes the Swiss participation, which includes 100 athletes and coaches, and states that 7,500 athletes will be present in Athens. He points out that 25,000 volunteers are ready to help the national teams, journalists, athletes and coaches, honoring the country that managed to keep the eternal values of democracy and Olympismus.