Antonis Tsotras

Antonis Tsotras (Greek: Αντωνης Τσοτρας; born 9 May 1990) is a Greek sailor, who specialized in two-person keelboat (Star) class.[1][2] He represented his nation Greece, along with his partner and five-time Olympian Aimilios Papathanasiou, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and also obtained a top eight finish in two World Championships (2012 and 2014).[3][4]

Antonis Tsotras
Personal information
Full nameAntonis Tsotras
Nationality Greece
Born (1990-05-09) 9 May 1990 (age 31)
Marousi, Greece
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
Sailing career
Class(es)Dinghy, keelboat

Tsotras qualified for the Greek sailing team in the Star class at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London by placing eighth and receiving a berth from his results at the World Championships in Hyères, France.[4][5] Teaming with his partner and five-time Olympian Aimilios Papathanasiou in the opening series, the Greek duo started the race on a marvellous third-place effort, but fell short to fourteenth by a late caution with a net grade of 106.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Antonis Tsotras". London 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Antonis Tsotras". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Robert Stanjek Opens Star Worlds With First Bullet". ISAF. 1 July 2014. Archived from the original on 1 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b Tzoustras, Giannis (18 July 2012). Παπαθανασίου, Τσότρας πέταξαν πρώτοι για Λονδίνο [Papathanasiou, Tsotras flew first to London] (in Greek). To Vima. Retrieved 14 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Στο Ιέρ ο Αιμίλιος [Aimilios in Hyeres] (in Greek). Gavros.gr. 20 April 2012. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Men's Star". London 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες-Ιστιοπλοΐα: "Χρυσοί" οι Σουηδοί στα Star, 14οι οι Παπαθανασίου-Τσότρας" [Olympic sailing: Swedes take the gold in Star; Papathanasiou and Tsotras finished fourteenth] (in Greek). Naftemporiki.gr. 5 August 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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