Czech Republic consul thanks authorities for rescue of Czech hiker

The Consul of the Czech Republic in Thessaloniki Margarita Ignatiadou on Thursday sent a letter thanking the rescue teams that participated in the rescue of a Czech climber on Mt. Olympus.

“The immediate action and coordination of all groups, despite the adverse weather conditions prevailing on Mt.Olympus, enabled the missing hiker to be found and rescued in only an hour and a half,” said the consul.

The Czech climber on Wednesday evening fell in a ravine in the area of Kakkoskala of Mount Olympus, central Greece. He is being hospitalised in serious condition at Thessaloniki’s “Papanikolaou” hospital.