Georgios Panagiotopoulos

Georgios Panagiotopoulos (Greek: Γεώργιος Παναγιωτόπουλος; born 12 August 1969) is a retired Greek sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.

Georgios Panagiotopoulos
Personal information
Born12 August 1969

He won the bronze medal at the 1994 European Indoor Championships,[1] finished seventh at the 1994 European Championships, won the silver medal at the 1997 Mediterranean Games,[2] and finished fifth at the 1997 World Championships.

His personal best time was 20.32 seconds, achieved at the World Championships in Athens. This ranks him fifth among Greek 200 metres sprinters, behind Konstantinos Kenteris, Anastassios Gousis, Thomas Sbokos and Lykourgos-Stefanos Tsakonas.[3] In the 100 metres, his personal best was 10.19 seconds, achieved in August 1998 in Patras. This ranks him eleventh among Greek 100 metres sprinters.[3]

HonoursEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Greece
1993 Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 5th 200 m 21.13
2nd 4 x 100 m relay 39.26
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th (sf) 4 x 100 m relay 39.00
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 200 m 20.99
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 200m 20.92 (wind: -0.1 m/s)
5th 4x100m relay 39.25
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 30th (h) 200 m 20.86
1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 2nd 200 m 20.53
World Championships Athens, Greece 5th 200 m 20.32 PB
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 9th (sf) 200 m 21.11
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 4 x 100 m relay 39.07

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1994 European Indoor Championships, men's 200 m final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  2. ^ Mediterranean Games - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ a b All time best Balkan athletes, men Archived January 15, 2014, at the Wayback Machine - The Athletics Site

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