28 JANUARY 2016 / The Hellenic Olympic Committee honored the SNF

On Wednesday, January 27th 2016, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) honored the Stavros Niarchos Foundation with the IOC TROPHY. The award was established in 1985 by the International Olympic Committee, and the theme for 2015 focuses on ‘Sport and Innovation’, in recognition of innovate ideas and methods that promote the athletic spirit.

The SNF was awarded for its contribution to the food aid initiative for children that participate at the HOC program ‘Kids’ Athletics’.

The Hellenic Olympic Committee also honored athletes that won international merit in 2015 competitions, as well as those that have already secured their participation at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The ceremony was attended by the President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas Bach, the President of the European Olympic Committees, Mr. Patrick Hickey, and former President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Jacques Rogge