Ilias Iliadis is a Greek judoka who has been competing for Greece since the start of his international career. He won a gold medal in the half-middleweight (81 kg) division at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens at age 17. Illiadis also won three gold medals at the World Judo Championships. As Greece's flagbearer, he had the honour of being the first athlete to march into the Bird's Nest Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
As a reference to the yellow and the red card in the sporting world, the #WhiteCard allows you to demonstrate your support for the peace through sport movement in your part of the world. See how the #WhiteCard is inspiring incredible change through sport.
Peace and Sport delivers the April6 Initiative of the Year Award during the Peace and Sport Forum. This Award represents an important means of acknowledging the contributions of individuals and organizations promoting April6.