Greek Presidential Guard Faints during Pontian Genocide Ceremony (video)

Saturday, May 20th, 2017
Last Update: 17:21

A man of the Greek Presidential Guard wearing Pontian traditional attire fainted during the ceremony to commemorate the Pontian Genocide (May 19) on Friday.

The incident occurred at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, in front of the Greek Parliament at Syntagma Square. The guard felt sick and fainted. The other guards rushed to bring him back to consciousness.

After he regained consciousness, the man participated in the change of guard as usual.

See Also:

Thank you for contacting Greece.com.

Thank you for your enquiry to Greece.com Villas, in partnership with ISV. Our Villa Experts will get back to you very soon with more information on your Greece villa holiday!

The contact form was not sent. Please contact us via email at [email protected]

All form fields are required.

If you want to add, edit or delete a Greece.com Business page, CLICK HERE to create a Greece.com Account