Friday 1 August 2008

Brighton-Le-Sands, statue

This statue stands in Cook Park,on the shore of Botany Bay, in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands. This contemporary statue is of Spyros Louis, a Greek gold medallist and winner of the first marathon of the modern Olympic Games in 1896 . It was sculpted by Pavlos Kougioumtzis. Brighton-Le-Sands is one of the centres for the Greek community in Sydney and features many Greek businesses and restaurants.
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