Monday, October 14, 2013

Greek Basketball mourns for Filippos Syrigos

Greek Basketball mourns for the loss of its journalist. Filippos Syrigos passed away on Sunday, 13th of October 2013, after after a lost fight with cancer. Syrigos was the first journalist who placed Basketball in the Greek television. He became famous among all Greeks for his coverage of the 1987 Eurobasket final in Athens, where Greece won its (first) gold medal. 
Syrigos was the director of the first basketball-only magazine in Greece "To triponto", leader of Eleftherotypia's sports department and journalist for Athlitiki Iho, Sport FM, ERT and Nova.

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