An official delegation of the ICMG, composed of the President, Mr. Amar Addadi, the Treasurer, Mr. Kikis Lazarides, and the President of the Coordination Commission, Mr. Stratos Karetos, visited Patras, Host City of the MBG 2019, on Tuesday January 23rd 2018. ICMG members were accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Sports, Mr. Giorgos Vasileiadis, the HOC President, Mr. Spyros Capralos, and the HOC Secretary General, Mr. Emmanuel Kolymbadis. The members had the opportunity to meet the Mayor of Patras, Mr. Costas Peletidis, and members of the town council as well as to visit the main venues of the Games.
During the visit, the HOC President signed the Contract of the Host City as had been agreed at the General Assembly of the ICMG, held on October 13th 2017 in Tarragona, Spain. The ICMG President expressed his gratitude to the Mayor for their warm welcome and officially handed over the ICMG flag to the City of Patras extending his best wishes for the success of the second edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games.