On November 10, 2013 Ambassador of Ukraine to the Hellenic Republic Volodymyr Shkurov participated in 31st Athens Classic Marathon, which was held in the Greek capital – Athens, with the participation of 31 thousand of participants from the different countries. Ambassador V.Shkurov successfully overcame the classic marathon distance equal to 42 km 195 m.
The first place in this year`s marathon won Kenyan Yego Hillary Kopkogei.
Ukrainian Svitlana Stanko ranked the second among the women who took part in the
31st Classic Marathon in Athens.
Classic Marathon in its modern form exists for men since 1896, for women - since 1984.