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Greek Athlete Promises Skydive to Disabled Woman After Olympus Climb

Celebrated Greek athlete Marios Giannakou -- who famously climbed up to the top of Mount Olympus with his friend Eleftheria Tosiou, who is disabled, strapped to his back -- has now promised to take her skydiving. The two adventurers met...

Greek Athlete Carries Disabled Woman on his Back to the Top of Mount Olympus

Long-distance runner Marios Giannakou completed the race of his life on Monday as he climbed to the summit of Mount Olympus carrying the disabled Eleftheria Tosiou on his back. "There is nothing more real than the dream," Giannakou wrote on...

Runner Completes Grueling Five-Day Jungle Marathon, Saying “I Did It for Greece!”

A Greek athlete crossed the finish line of the grueling five-day Supermarathon in the tropical jungles of Costa Rica on Sunday, becoming the first Greek citizen to accomplish the feat of completing the "Coastal Challenge 2020." Marios Giannakou, from the...

Greek Man Completes Dubai Desert Ultramarathon

Marios Giannakou is a young runner from the city of Drama in Macedonia, Greece. His extraordinary story of perseverance, as he transformed himself from a smoker into an ultra-fit runner, can serve as an inspiration to all. He was the...