Youth Olympic Games
Summer Youth Olympic Games
1st Youth Olympic Games “Singapore 2010”
Greece took part in the first Youth Olympic from August 14-26, 2010, in Singapore with 28 athletes, 18 boys and 10 girls.
Greece has won two silver medals: Mihalis Nastopoulos – Apostolos Lampridis (rowing ), Zoe Paraskevopoulou (archery) and three bronze medals: Eleni Diamanti and Lydia Ntalamangka (rowing), basketball team and Thodoros Chrysanthopoulos (Athletics).
The greek delegation was:
Gymnastics: Tsakou Elizabeth, Nickolas Iliopoulos
Trampoline: Κoutavas Stefanos
Sailing: Efstratios Doukas
Basketball: Vlahos Lambros, Spyridon Panagiotaras, Thodoris Tsiloulis, Emmanuel TselentakisSwimming: Mihalaka Maria, Ioannis Karpouzlis, Panagiotis Samilidis
Rowing: Ntalamagka Lydia, Eleni Diamanti, Lampridis Αpostolos, Nastopoulos Mihalis
Boxing: Zarntiasvili Alexis
Αthletics: Evangelakos Petros, Zagora Alexandra, Theodoropoulou Katerina, Berdousi katerina, Senikidis Dimitrios, Proskynitopoulou Agapi, Tsiokos Nikolaos, Fylladitakis Nektarios, Psaraki Evangelia, Chrysanthopoulos Thodoris
Judo: Ntanatsidis Alexis
Αrchery: Paraskevopoulou Zoe
2nd Youth Olympic Games “NANJING 2014”
Greece took part in the second Summer Youth Olympic Games held in the city of Nanjing, China (August 16-28, 2014) with 12 athletes and 10 athletes in 8 sports. The leader of the team was Yannis Karras and our country won three medals: Silver by Apostolos Christou (swimming) and Athena Maria Angelopoulou (rowing) and bronze by Marios Giakoumatos (fencing). The team consisted of:
Georgios Triantaphyllou Pole Vault
Alexios Prodanas Hammer throw
Andreas Thanassis Discus Throw
Konstantina Romaiou Triple Jump
Efthimia Karastogiannis Hammer throw
Athanasia Vaitsi 5,000 Walking race
Nikolaos Zeglis Team (Mountain Bike, Road cycling, BMX)
Stefanos Vasilantonakis Team (Mountain Bike, Road cycling, BMX)
Marios Evangelos Giakoumatos Sabre
Ekaterini Maria Kontochristopoulou Epee
Theodora Gundura Sabre
Antonios Tantalidis All around individual
Evangelia Monokrousou All around individual
Thomas Karamitros Double skull
Nikolaos Kakouris Double skull
Athena Maria Angelopoulou Single Skull
George Papadopoulos Kouklakis Byte CII
Anna Korakaki 10m. Air pistol
Apostolos Christou 50m. Iptio, 100m. Hyptio, 200m. Backstroke
Fotios Mylonas 50m. Freestyle, 100m. Free
Eleni Anna Koutsouveli 50m. Iptio, 100m. Hyptio, 200m. Backstroke
Elizabeth Panti 50m. Sleeper, 50m. Freestyle, 100m. Free
Buenos Aires 2018
3rd Youth Olympic Games “BUENOS AIRES 2018”
The 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games “Buenos Aires 2018” took place in the capital of Argentina from October 6 to 18. The Greek delegation consisted of 14 male and 19 female athletes, the Chef de Mission was Ioannis Karras.
The Greek team achieved its best performance in the history of the event, winning 6 medals, including 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze. The gold medal won by Maria Kyridou and Christina Bourbou in rowing was the first gold medal won by the country in the Youth Olympic Games.
Alexandros Kalpogiannakis in the Techno 293 boats in sailing and Elina Tzengo in the javelin throw also climbed to the top step of the podium. A silver medal was won by Savvas Thomoglou in the 200m breaststroke. The two bronze medals were won by Fani Tzeli in taekwondo +55kg. and Olga Fiaska in athletics over 5 km in race walking.
The team consisted of:
Athletics: Panagiota Dosi (high Jump), Olga Fiaska (5 km race walking), Gerasimos Kalogerakis (javelin), Spyridoula Karydis (triple Jump), Sofia Kessidi (discus), Stavroula Kosmidou (hammer throw), Antonios Santas (pole vault), Vasileia Spyrou (3 km.), Theodoros Ziogas (hammer throw), Anthimos Kelepouris (3 km.), Ioannis Kamarinos (110 m. hurdles), Eleni Ioannidou (800 m.), Elina Tzengo (javelin).
Swimming: Andreas Georgakopoulos (400 freestyle), Eleni Kontogeorgou (200 breaststroke), Nicole Pavlopoulou (50 breaststroke), Savvas Thomoglou (200 breaststroke).
Taekwondo: Anargyros Sofotasios (-73 kg.), Georgios Ioannou (-55 kg.), Fani Tzeli (-55 kg.).
Rowing: Christina Bourbou (pair) Maria Kyridou (pair), Stefanos Karakoglou (single skulls).
Sailing: Aikaterini Divari (Techno 293), Alexandros Kalpogiannakis (Techno 293).
Weightlifting: Gerasimos Galiatsatos (85 kg), Maria Kardara (53 kg).
Gymnastics: Elvira Katsali (All around individual)
Diving: Nikolaos Molvalis
Karate: Kyriaki Kydonaki (+59 kg)
Rhythmic Gymnastics: Ioanna Magopoulou (All around individual)
Table tennis: Ioannis Sgouropoulos
Trampoline: Antonia Sakellaridou
Winter Youth Olympic Games
1st Winter Youth Olympic Games “INNSBRUCK 2012”
Greece participated in the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games, held in Innsbruck, Austria, from 13 to 22 January 2012, with two male and one female athlete.
The Greek delegation consisted of athletes Dimitris Kyriazis (cross-country), Massimiliano Valcareggi (slalom) and Anastasia Gogou (slalom).
The best performance was given by Massimiliano Valcareggi, who finished 8th in the Super-G Slalom with a time of 1:05.55, achieving the greatest success in the history of the Winter Olympics for Greece.
2nd WINTER OLYMPIC YOUTH GAMES “LILLEHAMMER 2016”
Greece participated in the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, from February 12-21, 2016, with two male and one female athlete, namely Nikos Tsourekas (cross-country skiing), Nikos Mavridis (biathlon) and Anastasia Mantsiou (alpine skiing), who was also the team’s flag bearer. The athletes were accompanied by coaches Kyriakos Xanthis and Michalis Zouraris, the technical advisor of HOC Stratos Karetos and the head of the mission, member of the Plenary Assembly of HOC Vassilis Katsoras.
Slalom: Anastasia Mantsiou 28th out of 54 athletes with a total time of 2:10.03 in the two races.
Giant Slalom, finishing 32nd with a total time of 3:09.23 in both races.
Super Giant Slalom 35th in the with a time of 1:29.27, while she did not finish in the slalom, leaving her in the 35th place in the final ranking.
10 km freestyle cross country Nikos Tsourekas 38th out of 49 participants in the with a time of 27:47.5.
Cross Country Cross 40th with a time of 3:36.17.
10 km Cross Country Pursuit: Nikolaos Mavridis Nikolaos Mavridis 47th place with a time of 42:18.3, where he had very good shots with 17 out of 20 but was behind in time on the ski.
7.5 km Biathlon he finished 49th with a time of 26:46.7.
3rd WINTER OLYMPIC YOUTH GAMES “LAUSANNE 2020”
The 3rd Youth Olympic Games were held in Lausanne, Switzerland, from January 9 to 22. The Greek team consisted of 12 athletes, six boys and six girls.
The athletes who participated in the Games were Marmarellis Christos (Alpine Skiing), who was also the flag bearer of the team, Antoniadis Angelos (Biathlon), Anastasiadis Georgios (Cross-Country Skiing), Spyridon Papadopoulos (Cross-Country Skiing), Georgios Albanidis (freestyle skiing), Dimitrios Graikos (snowboarding), Ioannou Eleni (cross-country skiing), Giannakoviti Styliani (cross-country skiing), Kaltsogianni Maria (alpine skiing), Charalambidou Konstantina (biathlon), Tita Nefeli (biathlon), Kotsalou Ioanna (biathlon).
The team was accompanied by four coaches: Sofia Gritsi, Kyriakos Xanthis, Nikos Anastasiadis and Fotis Daskalopoulos. Head of mission was Hellenic Olympic Committee member Vassilis Katsoras, technical advisor was Stratos Karetos.
With an excellent performance, Maria Kaltsogianni and Christos Marmarellis finished 30th and 33rd in the slalom, respectively.
Here are the results of the Hellenic Team
Giant slalom: Maria Kaltsogianni 50th. Christos Marmarellis 52nd.
Technical Giant Slalom: Maria Kaltsogianni 33rd. Christos Marmarellis 35th.
Sprint: Ioanna Kotsalou 79th. Nefeli Tita 87th. Konstantina Charalampidou 89th. Angelos Antoniadis 82ος.
10km: Nefeli Tita 80th. Ioanna Kotsalou 83rd. Konstantina Charalampidou 90th. Angelos Antoniads 92nd.
Cross: Styliani Giannakoviti 64th. Eleni Ioannou 70th. Giorgos Anastasiadis 70th. Spyros Papadopoulos 79th.
Sprint: Styliani Giannakoviti 62nd. Eleni Ioannou 71st. Giorgos Anastasiadis 70th. Spyros Papadopoulos 86th.
Ski Cross: Giorgos Almpanidis 26th.
Snowboard Cross: Dimitris Graikos 27th.