INTRALOT AT THE 31ST ATHENS CLASSIC MARATHON FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONS WITH AUTISM
INTRALOT, for the second consecutive year, participated in the 31st Athens Classic Marathon, an international sports event that reveals the timeless and universal ideals of sport, fair play, volunteerism, social consciousness, collective participation and offering.With an unprecedented number of 31,000 runners, this year’s event was the most successful since its inception.
INTRALOT Running Team “INTRALOT Runners” ran the 5km, 10km and 42km races of this year’s Marathon with the aim to support the NGO "Greek Society for the Protection of Autistic People (E.E.P.A.A.)" and highlight its social work. More than 100 runners wearing the colors of INTRALOT spread the word for the protection of persons with autism, in order to raise awareness and foster the participation of autistic persons in social activities. The support of E.E.P.A.A. in this year's Athens Classic Marathon is part of INTRALOT’s CSR program “INTRALOT – We Care a Lot”.
INTRALOT Group CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, who ran the Athens Classic Marathon race of 42km for the 8th consecutive year, after passing the finish line of the race, commented: “The Marathon reveals the power of human will and soul. We have to face the difficulties that we encounter, surpass our limits and become part of the universal values of sports. Today is a big celebration. I would like to congratulate all INTRALOT runners for being part of this initiative and supporting E.E.P.A.A.’s efforts towards a wonderful cause.”
The Greek Society for the Protection of Autistic People (EEPAA) was founded in 1992. It is a nationwide private, public benefit organization, whose members are parents and friends of persons with Autism as well as scientists interested in Autism from all regions of Greece. Most of the Greek Associations of Autistic People are members or associate members of the EEPAA. The Aim of the EEPAA is to Advance the Rights of Persons with Autism.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content, sports betting management and interactive gaming services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting, Racing & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage, which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 56 jurisdictions, more than 5.500 people and revenues of €1.4 billion for 2012, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.
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