9th World Pangration Athlima Championships

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Athens 5 December 2022

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The Hellenic Pangration Athlima Federation under the auspicious of World Pangration Athlima Federation proclaims the 9th World Pangration Athlima Championships in the following Disciplines and Age Categories:


PALAISMATA – women, men, mix: (15–17), (18–20), (21+) 

POLYDAMAS – women, men, mix: (18–20), (21+)

AGON IMIEPAFIS (semi contact) – women, men: (15–17), (18–20), (21+), Veterans men: 38+           

AGON PANGRATIOU (full contact) – women, men: (16–17), (18–19), (21+)

KATO PANGRATION – women, men: (15–17), (18–20), (21+), Veterans men: 38+

PLERIS AGON (full contact)– women, men: (18–20) (21+)

PYX-LAX women, men: (15–17), (18–20), (21+)



15–17 Years: (born from 17/2/2005 to 16/2/2008)

Girls:   – 44, – 48, – 52, – 57, – 63, – 70, +70

Boys:   – 46, – 50, – 55, – 60, – 66, – 73, – 81, +81


18–20 Years:(born from 17/2/2002 to 16/2/2005)

Women:          – 48, – 52, – 57, – 63, – 70, – 78, +78

Men:               – 56, – 62, – 69, – 77, – 85, – 95, +95


+21 Years (born from 17/2/2002 and before), 38+veterans:

Women:          – 48, – 52, – 57, – 63, – 70, – 78, +78

Men:               – 56, – 62, – 69, – 77, – 85, – 95, – 105, +105


Note: The age of the athletes calculates from the first day of the competitions example: the athletes that born from 17/2/2005 to 31/12/2005 compete in the age category 15-17, the athletes that born from 1/1/2005 to 16/2/2005 compete in the age category 18-20 etc.

The National Federations-Associations may enter as many athletes as possible.

Age: Participating athletes must be born on 15/2/2008 and before.





THURSDAY 16/2/2023 








FRIDAY 17/2/2023  

9.00 – 10.30









17.00 – 18.00




SUTARDAY 18/2/2023

9.00 – 10.00








SUNDAY 19/2/2023

9.00 – 12.00








MONDAY, 20/2/2023 


Departure of delegation







  • All the Delegations must arrive on 16TH of February 2023  
  • The time and the disciplines that will be held each day will be announced after the registration of the athletes by each National Federation. 
  • The registration of the officials, athletes, coaches and referees will be done via internet in  the new competition platform https://www.sportdata.org  of WPAF thus, each National Federation has to send their agreement in order to get a unique passcode to enter in the platform.
  • Afterwards the draw and the announce of the categories no one allowed to add or to remove athletes
  • Delegations missing the registration deadline will not be allowed to participate.
  • The deadline for entry athletes is 12th of February 2023, time Greece 23.59.




Participation 100,00€ for each athlete, for all disciplines, there is no extra charge.

The Hellenic Pangration Athlima Federation will offer full hospitality to an official from each National Federation.

The Hellenic Pangration Athlima Federation will cover hospitality for 1 Hellanodike/referee from the National Federation that have 6 athletes, 2 Hellanodikes/referees if the National Federation that have up to 6 athletes, 3 Hellanodikes/referees if the National Federation that have 15 athletes and more.

Payment of entries must be made on 8th of February 2023 at Bank account of HPAF:

Piraeus Bank

IBAN: GR07 0171 8320 0068 3213 0575 061


ACCOUNT NUMBER : 6832130575061


The Hotels of the accommodation of the delegations are in the center of Athens the details of the accommodation and all the terms and conditions describes in the following proposal:   

For Accommodation per person 16-19/2/2023

Room Type

4 nights

3 nights

2 nights


320 €

270 €


2 bed-room




3-4 bed-room




In The aforementioned prices includes:

  • All the taxes
  • Hotels 3* in the center of Athens, according the abovementioned prices.
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner), at the Hotels
  • Transportation from/to the airport with shuttle busses
  • Assistant staff for the services of the participants.
  • Transportation with Shuttle bus from/to the Stadium.

All damages to any property of the hotels or venues resulting from the stay of a national delegation shall be charged to the federation and will be paid in full.

Terms and conditions

We are not guarantee the availability of the hotels if the delegations not book until 19/1/23

Terms of payment:

The 30% of the amount have to be paid until 19/1/23 (in case of cancelation after 19/1/23 there is not refund) the payment of the remain amount (70%) have to be paid until 06/02/2023 The payment that has to be done in the bank account of SPORT TRAVEL LOUTRAKI EE. and you have to add the name of your federation in order you receive the invoice.  Along with your payment you have to send the enclosed list to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bank details

Bank: Optima Bank, Corinth department, short code 550


Address: Katounistra Loutraki, 20300, post office box 150

Account Number: 19 029 882 0271 97

IBAN: GR 10 0340 0190 0190 2988 2027 197



In case of the cancelation after 22/1/23 there is no refund of the pre-paid amount.

In case of the cancelation of the event because of serious reasons (lock down), the amount of the pre-paid (30%) shall be refunded. 

We remind you that all the delegations have to be in Athens on 16th of February 2023.


Information tel.

+2106828877 (WPAF)

+2102744023999 (140) (SPORT TRAVEL)

+6957500792 (SPORT TRAVEL)

The National Federations that will not choose the aforementioned package are responsible for their accommodation-board and local transportation. The organizer is not responsible to provide any assistance.



The Stadium where the 9th World Championship (17-19/2/2023) will be held is the “NIKIS 2nd High School” it is located in the Municipality of Saint Barbara, 5,6 kilometers from the center of Athens.



There is no Covid-19 protocol for the sports events in Greece and we will not ask from the participants to show rapid tests. If there is any change the National Federations will be informed by official letter of WPAF.



Each National Federation is responsible for its competitors (the control of non-pregnancy, as well as the gender control are placed under the responsibility of the National Federations) and must assume all responsibility for accidents and health insurance, as well as the civil liabilities for their competitors and officials, during the 9th World Pangration Athlima Championships 2023

The organizer of the World Championships, H.P.A.F. and W.P.A.F. will not be held responsible for any insurance related to the abovementioned matters.

The organizer of the World Championships H.P.A.F. and W.P.A.F. has no liability for any claims of injury, accident, illnesses or death arising within or outside the competition, and travelling or other activities in connection with the event.



The competition will be conducted in accordance with the latest W.P.A.F. Competition Rules and W.P.A.F. Referees Rules.



The official weigh-in will be done electronical at the stadium on 17TH of February 2023 (see the program). It will be possible to do an unofficial weigh-in. Multiple weighing scales will be provided for the athletes to test their weight within the training / warm-up area at the stadium.

Control of weigh-in shall be the responsibility of the WPAF. Technical Committee in collaboration with local organizers. Athletes must present their official passport or ID card at the official weigh-in. Competitors who do not meet this criteria will not be allowed to participate.



Approved Endyma: Competitors have to wear an W.P.A.F. approved endyma, white and blue color, without labels or patches.

The control shall be the responsibility of the W.P.A.F. Technical Committee in collaboration with local organizers. Competitors who do not meet these criteria will not be allowed to participate.



Female contestants shall wear under the Chiton either a round necked plain white or off-white tee shirt, with short sleeves, made of non-rigid material, long enough to be worn inside the trousers, or a plain white or off-white leotard with short sleeves. No marking should be visible when the Chiton is done up. All other regulations must be adhered to.

 HELLANODIKES Each country should provide minimum 1 Hellanodikes for up to 6 participants, 2 for up to 10 participants and 3 for more than 15 participants. A penalty fee of 100 € per referee will be requested for not having the correct number of referees, as stated above, and collected by the organizer on the spot (this is a mandatory condition in order to participate in the draw).

Hotel bookings for referees must be included within the booking of the delegation from the national federation.

All referees must attend the referee meetings before start of competition (each day).

Attention: only the referees selected and qualified by W.P.A.F. Referee Committee may participate as referees at these championships.

Neither the organizing committee nor the WPAF will be held responsible for not respecting this obligation! However, if there won’t be enough referees for the competition to take place in proper conditions, W.P.A.F. may decide to complement the pool of referees with national referees of the organizing federation (decided by W.P.A.F. Referee Committee).



a. Only one coach, who stays at the limit of the contest area during the match seated on a designated coach chair, may assist contestants.

b. If the coach exhibits misbehavior towards the athletes, the referee, the audience or anyone else, the referees or head referee may decide to make him leave the area reserved to the officials for the duration of the match.

c. If the misbehavior continues, the referees or head referee of the match may decide to make him leave the official area for the whole tournament. Coaches must behave in accordance with the WPAF Organization Rules.



There will be anti-doping control, conducted by the official anti-doping authority. The WADA has published the Prohibited list that will be in forced from 1/1/2023. The National Federations must be informed and inform their athletes at:  




The organizer will help any country with obtaining visa for athletes and officials. For nations who need visa to enter Greece, please send to the organizer as soon as possible (latest date 20/1/2023) a list of participants with full names, passport numbers, date of birth, and functions (athlete, coach, official, doctor etc.) using the visa application form. Complete visa applications should be sent in time and only by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  



A maximum of two people per country, with only one person (the national delegate) with voting right - provided that their federation may attend the General Assembly.

There is no participating fee for the Assembly. Each national delegate must have a signed mandate from the National Federation. The General Assembly is scheduled on Saturday 18/2/2023 in the afternoon (details you will receive along with invitation)





All National Federations, officials, coaches and athletes participating in the World championships have to respect and accept the authority of the WPAF and local officials, the statutes, the sports and organization rules, the refereeing rules of the international federation, as well as the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) rules.



The medal ceremonies will consist of the following:

• Medal podium

• One gold, one silver and two bronze medals

• flags (first to third) and national anthem of the winning athlete’s/team’s nation

• Photo opportunity for the accredited media

During the medal presentations, accreditations must be temporarily removed and handed over to the coordinator of the awarding ceremony. There will be one WPAF official and one official of the local organizers to coordinate the awarding ceremony.

The athletes will be escorted to the awarding ceremony podium and will stand behind the podium according to the following order: 2nd place, 1st place, and the two 3rd place athletes.

Participants in the awarding ceremony may not have any flags, mascots, shoes, flip-flops, socks, caps, head cover or any unnecessary clothing or other items on them during the ceremony.

No kind of demonstration or political, religious, commercial or racial propaganda is permitted during the awarding ceremony.

Athletes must present themselves in Endyma. Please note that no athletes, other than those who are part of the ceremony, may participate in the awarding ceremony.



WPAF and the organizer will reward the most technical athlete with a Most Technical Athlete Trophy to a participant of the World Championship (athlete) for recognized outstanding technical prowess and a flawless display of sportsmanlike behavior and etiquette, beyond expectation and demands of the rules.



WPAF will award a Fair Play Trophy to a participant of the World Championship (athlete, coach, referee, technical crew, team official etc.) for recognized outstanding ethical or sportsmanlike behavior, beyond expectation and demands of the rules.


               On behalf of the WPAF                                On behalf of the HPAF

                   The President                                                The President

              Andr. I. Mazarakis                                       Pan. N. Kanellopoulos




             The Gen. Secretary                                               The Gen. Secretary

             Pan. N. Kanellopoulos                                    Konst. Emm. Damavolitis



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