Peiraikos Syndesmos

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Peiraikos Syndesmos (Greek: Πειραϊκός Σύνδεσμος) or simply Peiraikos, also written Piraikos Syndesmos, is one of the oldest sports clubs in Greece, based in Piraeus. It was founded in 1894.[1] Today Peiraikos has departments in basketball, volleyball, and track and field.[2] The previous years it had departments in football, swimming, handball, and water polo.

Peiraikos Syndesmos
Peiraikos Syndesmos logo.jpeg
Full namePeiraikos Syndesmos
Founded1894
Colours          Blue, White
Titles4
WebsiteClub home page

Active departmentsEdit

  • Peiraikos B.C. Basketball team
  • Peiraikos V.C. Volleyball team
  • Peiraikos Track and Field team

HistoryEdit

Peiraikos was founded in 1894. The club was one of the founder members of SEGAS.[3] Peiraikos was the first club which founded a football team in Piraeus. It won a Panhellenic football championship in 1923.

The basketball team of Peiraikos was founded in 1935. It has played two times in A1 Ethniki (first division), in the 1991-92 and 1996-97 seasons. The women's basketball team has won two championships, in 1969 and 1970.[4]

Peiraikos volleyball team was founded in 1929. It was the club that brought volleyball to the city of Piraeus. Today it a women's volleyball team.[5]

HonoursEdit

Peiraikos Syndesmos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peiraikos Football team (defunct)
Peiraikos Basketball team (Women)
Peiraikos Athletics team
  • Panhellenic championship (1): 1935

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Piraeus Society". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  2. ^ "The Piraeus society today". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Η ίδρυση του ΣΕΓΑΣ" (in Greek). mikros-romios.gr. Retrieved 22 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Peiraikos, Basketball". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Peiraikos, volleyball". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.

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