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Antonis Papadopoulos (Αντώνης Παπαδόπουλος) bust

Προτομή Αντώνη Παπαδόπουλου (3) n Προτομή Αντώνη Παπαδόπουλου (6) n

Artist: Kyriakos Kallis 

Location: Antonis Papadopoulos stadium, Larnaka. Larnaka district. 

Material: Brass 

Dimensions: 181 cm x 103 cm x 103 cm

Category: ΕΟΚΑ 1955-59, Public Figures

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The initiative for the bust was taken by “Anorthosis” (Recovery) athletic association, the Papadopoulos’ family and Pavlos Pavlakis. The unveiling took place on January 28th 1998. Before joining the EOKA 1955-59 struggle, Papadopoulos was also an educator and a sports champion.

Selected sources:
~Fileleftheros (Φιλελεύθερος), January 30, 1998.