GAS Archelaos Katerinis

Archelaos Katerinis (full name Gymnastikos Athlitikos Syllogos Archelaos Katerinis, GAS Archelaos Katerinis - Greek: Γυμναστικός Αθλητικός Σύλλογος Αρχέλαος Καστερίνης, ΓΑΣ Αρχέλαος Κατερίνης) is a Greek multisport club based in Katerini. The club has sport departments in various sports, but the most successful is the handball team. The handball team has won two Greek cup.[1]

GAS Archelaos Katerinis
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Founded1956
ArenaKaterini Indoor Hall
Capacity800
LeagueHandball Premier
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HistoryEdit

Archelaos Katerinis was founded in 1956. Initially the club had also a basketball team. This team was merged with Pierikos in 2008 and it continues as Archelaos-Pierikos B.C. The most successful team of the club is the handball team. The handball team of Archelaos was founded in 1980 and it has won 2 Greek Cups (1990, 1994) and was one time the finalist of the championship.[1] In the recent season, Archelaos finished in second place of A2 Ethniki Handball but it was promoted to A1 replacing Ionikos Nea Filadelfeia that withdrew.[2]

Recent seasonsEdit

Season Division Place Notes
2011-12 A2 Ethniki 6th
2012-13 A2 Ethniki 1st Promoted to A1
2013-14 A1 Ethniki 12th Relegated to A2
2014-15 A2 Ethniki 2nd Promoted to A1
2015-16 A1 Ethniki 12th Relegated to A2

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Αρχέλαος Κατερίνης". handball.gr. Archived from the original on 26 December 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Α2 Χάντμπολ: Ανατροπή στον όμιλο της Ασπίδας Ξάνθης, στην Premier ο Αρχέλαος Κατερίνης!". thrakisports.gr. Retrieved 26 December 2015.