Ambassador Pyatt participates in Historic Cycling Tour in Patras

Ambassador Pyatt at "Gyros Thysias" in Patras. Photo by Petros Gotsis

Ambassador Pyatt together with bikers from the U.S. Embassy celebrated Greek Independence Day participating in the 41st Gyros Thysias (Tour of Sacrifice Race).

The tour that starts at Patras and ends at the Holy Monastery of Aghia Lavra in Kalavryta is organized every year on March 25 by the Patras Cycling Club to honor the Greek Revolution of 1821.

In brief conversations with Regional Governor of Western Greece Mr. Apostolos Katsifaras and Mayor of Kalavryta Mr. Giorgos Lazouras, Ambassador Pyatt said he was happy and honored to take part in the “Sacrifice Bike Race.”