The Organizing Committee of the International Athletics Meeting "Papaflessia" which will take place on May 22, 2021 at the Municipal Stadium of Kalamata -if the situation prevails with covid 19- announces that many Greek and Foreign athletes have declared deep interest in order to participate to the meeting.

Amongst them there is the great athlete Ivana Spanovic who holds an individual record in the long jump sport of 7.24. Spanovic (born in 1990) has a leading position in the long jump world-wide placing her amongst the all-time best athletes in the specific sport.


Olympic Games
3rd place 2016 Rio de Janeiro

World Championship
4th place 2017 London
3rd place 2015 Beijing
3rd place 2013 Moscow

World Indoor Championships
1st place 2018 Birmingham
2nd place 2016 Portland
3rd place 2014 Sopot

European Championships
1st place 2016 Amsterdam
2nd place 2014 Zürich
3rd place 2010 Barcelona

European Indoor Championships
1st place 2019 Glasgow
1st place 2017 Belgrade
1st place 2015 Prague

Also, the following athletes are going to participate In “Papaflessia” 2021

Marija Vukovic: date of birth 1992 (Montenegro), high jump, personal best 1.95m.
Career: 1st place World Championship U20 2010 (Canada), 2nd place European Championship U20 2009 (Serbia), 7th place European Indoor Championship 2021 (Poland).

Marija Vukenovic: date of birth 1994 (Serbia), javelin throw, personal best 60.60m.
Career: 3rd place World Championship U20 2012 (Barcelona), 3rd place European Championship U23 2013 (Finland), 7th place European Championship 2018 (Berlin).

Konstantin Sabanov: date of birth 1989 (Russia), 110m H, personal best 13’’.35
Career: 1st place World Championship U20 2008 (Poland), 5th place World Indoor Championship 2012 (Constantinople), 5th place European Indoor Championship 2011 (Paris).

Elina Tzengo: date of birth 2003 (Greece), javelin throw, personal best 63.96m.
Alexandros Peristeris: date of birth 1996 (Greece), long jump, personal best 8.06m.