Peiraikos Syndesmos

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Peiraikos Syndesmos
Full name Peiraikos Syndesmos
Founded 1894
Colours           Blue, White
Titles 4
Website Club home page

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, water polo etc.

Active departments

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

History

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 has succeeded to win 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 1991-92 and 1996-97 seasons. The women basketball team has won two championships in 1969 and 1970.[4] Peiraikos volleyball team was founded in 1929 and it was the club that brought volleyball to the city of Piraeus. Today maintains a women volleyball team.[5]

Honours

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

References

  1. "Piraeus Society". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "The Piraeus society today". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Η ίδρυση του ΣΕΓΑΣ" (in Greek). mikros-romios.gr. Retrieved 22 April 2014. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Peiraikos, Basketball". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Peiraikos, volleyball". peiraikos.gr. Retrieved 9 July 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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