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Popular Greece Olympic Athletes

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List of popular Greek Olympic athletes, listed alphabetically with photos of the athletes when available. Famous Olympians from Greece have achieved some of the highest honors in sports and Olympic history, as even being chosen to represent your country at the Olympics is something that most athletes will never get to experience. These competitors are the most prominent people from Greece who have competed in the Olympics. Greece has a long, proud history of competing in the Olympic games, and without these fierce athletes they never would have won any medals. These athletes, like Aristidis Konstantinidis and Hrysopiyí Devetzí include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Greek Olympic athletes?" and "Who is the greatest Greek Olympian of all time?"



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    Aristidis Konstantinidis
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    Aristidis Konstantinidis was a Greek racing cyclist. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.more

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    • Olympic Sport: Cycling
    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Cycling at the 1896 Summer Olympics - Men's individual road race
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Road cycling, individual road race
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 1896 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 1896 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
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    Dimitrios Mougios is a Greek rower.more

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    • Olympic Sport: Rowing
    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Rowing at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's lightweight double sculls
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Lightweight double sculls
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal
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    Hrysopiyí Devetzí
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    Hrysopiyi "Pigi" Devetzi is a former Greek athlete competing in the triple jump and long jump. She won the triple jump silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics with 15.25 and the triple jump bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics with 15.23. At the 2004 Summer Olympics semifinal she set a Greek record ...more

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    • Olympic Sport: Track and field athletics
    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Date Of Birth: 1975-10-02
    • Place Of Birth: Alexandroupoli, Greece, Evros Prefecture, Europe, European Union, + more
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Athletics at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Women's triple jump, Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Women's Triple Jump
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Women's Triple jump
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Bronze medal, Silver medal
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    Nikolaos Kourtidis is a Greek weightlifter of Georgian origin. At age eighteen, Kourtidis made his official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, representing the host nation Greece. He successfully lifted 377.5 kg in the men's middle-heavyweight category, finishing in eleventh place. At the ...more

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    • Olympic Sport: Weightlifting
    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
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    Nikolaos Siranidis is a Greek diver who competed in the synchronised 3 metre springboard competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics. After a bizarre event where the Chinese, Russian and American teams failed, Siranidis won the gold medal together with Thomas Bimis. This was Greece's first-ever gold medal ...more

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    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Date Of Birth: 1976-02-26
    • Place Of Birth: Athens, Greece, Attica, Europe, European Union, + more
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Diving at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's synchronized 3 metre springboard
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's synchronized 3 metre springboard
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
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    Thomas Bimis is a Greek diver. He was born in Athens.more

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    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Date Of Birth: 1975-06-11
    • Place Of Birth: Athens, Greece, Attica, Europe, European Union, + more
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Diving at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's synchronized 3 metre springboard
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's synchronized 3 metre springboard
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2004 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Gold medal
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    Vasileios Polymeros is a Greek rower. He won the bronze medal in men's lightweight double sculls with Nikolaos Skiathitis at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece and the silver in men's lightweight double sculls with Dimitrios Mougios at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People's Republic of ...more

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    • Olympic Sport: Rowing
    • Olympic Country: Greece
    • Date Of Birth: 1976-02-20
    • Nationality: Greece
    • Olympic Medalist Event Competition: Rowing at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's lightweight double sculls
    • Olympic Medalist Event: Men's Lightweight double sculls
    • Olympic Medalist Games: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Games Participant: 2008 Summer Olympics
    • Olympic Medals Won: Silver medal
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