Olympian and Doctor Sophia Papamichalopoulos joins Chinny and Emmett to discuss what it’s like to pursue sports as a career and achieve the ultimate goal of representing your nation at the Olympics, and what it’s like after you’ve reached that pinnacle. In this joyous episode we also learn about the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, its sporting culture, and how after reaching her first dream to represent Cyprus at the Olympics, Sophia’s new dream is to unite the nation through sport… Just like PeacePlayers!
To learn more about Sophia, follow her on instagram @spapamichalopoulos
Check out the IOC’s Young Leaders Program at https://olympics.com/ioc/sport-and-active-society/young-leaders
And be sure to follow PeacePlayers Cyprus on their instagram @peaceplayers_cy to learn more about the work they’re doing using basketball to unite Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
Interested in learning more about PeacePlayers mission to build a more peaceful and equitable world? Visit our website https://peaceplayers.org/play-it-forward-podcast/ and check out our social handles.
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