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Greece at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships

Greece competed at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia from 24 July to 9 August 2015.

Greece at the
2015 World Aquatics Championships
Flag of Greece.svg
FINA code GRE
National federation Hellenic Swimming Federation
Website www.koe.org.gr
in Kazan, Russia
Competitors 57 in 5 sports
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
3
World Aquatics Championships appearances

Contents

MedalistsEdit

DivingEdit

Greek divers qualified for the individual spots at the World Championships.[1]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Stefanos Paparounas 3 m springboard 340.90 42 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Eleni Katsouli 3 m springboard 232.45 37 Did not advance

Open water swimmingEdit

Greece has nominated four swimmers to compete in the open water marathon. Among the official roster featured four-time Olympians Marianna Lymperta and defending World champion Spyridon Gianniotis in the 10 km open water.[1][2]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Antonios Fokaidis Men's 5 km 55:33.6 27
Men's 10 km 1:51:27.3 29
Spyridon Gianniotis Men's 10 km 1:50:00.7  
Kalliopi Araouzou Women's 5 km 58:49.8  
Women's 10 km 1:58:30.6 8
Marianna Lymperta Women's 10 km 2:01:08.5 37
Kalliopi Araouzou
Antonios Fokaidis
Spyridon Gianniotis
Mixed team 56:18.6 8

SwimmingEdit

Greek swimmers have achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of 2 swimmers in each event at the A-standard entry time, and 1 at the B-standard):[3][4]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Apostolos Christou 50 m backstroke 25.50 24 Did not advance
100 m backstroke 55.10 31 Did not advance
200 m backstroke DNS Did not advance
Stefanos Dimitriadis 200 m butterfly 1:56.23 10 Q 1:56.31 11 Did not advance
Kristian Gkolomeev 50 m freestyle 21.87 3 Q 21.89 6 Q 21.98 7
100 m freestyle 49.12 =20 Did not advance
50 m butterfly 23.96 24 Did not advance
Ioannis Karpouzlis 50 m breaststroke 27.85 21 Did not advance
Christos Katranzis 200 m freestyle 1:51.01 48 Did not advance
Odysseus Meladinis 50 m freestyle 22.47 16 Q 22.14 13 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 49.47 26 Did not advance
Panagiotis Samilidis 100 m breaststroke 1:02.58 43 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:14.24 28 Did not advance
Andreas Vazaios 100 m butterfly 52.89 =27 Did not advance
200 m individual medley 1:58.92 5 Q 1:59.53 13 Did not advance
Odysseus Meladinis
Kristian Gkolomeev
Christos Katranzis
Andreas Vazaios
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:16.83 14 N/A Did not advance
Apostolos Christou
Kristian Gkolomeev
Panagiotis Samilidis
Andreas Vazaios
4×100 m medley relay 3:37.86 14 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Theodora Drakou 50 m freestyle 25.22 =19 Did not advance
50 m backstroke 28.35 12 Q 28.01 8 Q 28.17 8
100 m backstroke 1:01.15 25 Did not advance
Theodora Giareni 100 m freestyle 56.24 38 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:01.00 33 Did not advance
Anna Ntountounaki 50 m butterfly 26.85 25 Did not advance
100 m butterfly 58.90 23 Did not advance
Aikaterini Sarakatsani 50 m breaststroke 31.58 25 Did not advance
100 m breaststroke 1:10.68 38 Did not advance
Theodora Drakou
Theodora Giareni
Anna Ntountounaki
Aikaterini Sarakatsani
4×100 m medley relay 4:04.29 17 N/A Did not advance

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Water poloEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Team roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Greece 3 3 0 0 37 31 +6 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   United States 3 2 0 1 28 26 +2 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Italy 3 1 0 2 28 28 0 2
4   Russia 3 0 0 3 23 31 −8 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
27 July 2015
12:10
Report Greece   11–10   Italy Kazan
Attendance: 883
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), György Kun (HUN)
Score by quarters: 4–4, 2–1, 3–2, 2–3
Afroudakis 3 Goals four players 2

29 July 2015
09:30
Report Greece   11–10   United States Kazan
Attendance: 839
Referees:
Francesc Buch (ESP), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 1–3, 4–3, 3–1
Fountoulis 4 Goals three players 2

31 July 2015
18:50
Report Greece   15–11   Russia Kazan
Attendance: 2,285
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), Francesc Buch (ESP)
Score by quarters: 5–2, 3–2, 5–3, 2–4
Fountoulis 4 Goals Nagaev 3
Quarterfinals
4 August 2015
18:50
Report Greece   7–7   Australia Kazan
Attendance: 1,996
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 1–3, 3–1, 2–3  PSO: 5–4
Fountoulis, Genidounias 2 Goals Younger 3
Semifinals
6 August 2015
20:30
Report Croatia   10–10   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 2,486
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), Daniel Flahive (AUS)
Score by quarters: 3–1, 2–3, 3–2, 2–4  PSO: 5–3
four players 2 Goals Vlahopoulos 3
Third place game
8 August 2015
20:30
Report Greece   7–7   Italy Kazan
Attendance: 2,165
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), Radosław Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 2–2, 4–4, 0–1  PSO: 4–2
Vlahopoulos 3 Goals Aicardi, Figlioli 2

Women's tournamentEdit

Team roster
Group play
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 3 3 0 0 35 14 +21 6 Advanced to quarterfinals
2   Netherlands 3 2 0 1 38 18 +20 4 Advanced to playoffs
3   Greece 3 1 0 2 36 22 +14 2
4   South Africa 3 0 0 3 6 61 −55 0
Source: SportResult.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
26 July 2015
12:10
Report Australia   8–7   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 1,035
Referees:
Massimiliano Caputi (ITA), Sergey Naumov (RUS)
Score by quarters: 2–1, 1–3, 2–1, 3–2
Zagame 2 Goals Tsoukala 4

28 July 2015
09:30
Report Netherlands   10–9   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 280
Referees:
Boris Margeta (SLO), Radosław Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 2–3, 2–2, 5–2, 1–2
Van der Sloot 4 Goals Plevritou, Roumpesi 2

30 July 2015
21:30
Report South Africa   4–20   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 130
Referees:
Anne Grandin (FRA), Ni Shi Wei (CHN)
Score by quarters: 1–5, 1–6, 1–4, 1–5
Versfeld, White 2 Goals Asimaki 5
Playoffs
1 August 2015
13:30
Report Canada   5–8   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 2,055
Referees:
German Moller (ARG), Vojin Putniković (SRB)
Score by quarters: 3–3, 1–1, 0–2, 1–2
Valin 2 Goals Charalampidi 3
Quarterfinals
3 August 2015
21:30
Report Italy   9–6   Greece Kazan
Referees:
Mark Koganov (AZE), Radosław Koryzna (POL)
Score by quarters: 1–0, 3–3, 3–2, 2–1
Di Mario 4 Goals Charalampidi 3
5th–8th place semifinals
5 August 2015
17:00
Report Greece   12–12   Russia Kazan
Attendance: 690
Referees:
Adrian Alexandrescu (ROU), György Kun (HUN)
Score by quarters: 4–3, 1–4, 3–2, 4–3  PSO: 4–3
Roumpesi 3 Goals Ivanova 4
Fifth place game
7 August 2015
15:30
Report China   9–9   Greece Kazan
Attendance: 940
Referees:
Mark Koganov (AZE), György Kun (HUN)
Score by quarters: 4–2, 1–3, 2–1, 2–3  PSO: 4–3
Niu Guannan 5 Goals Asimaki 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟ ΠΡΩΤΑΘΛΗΜΑ ΚΑΖΑΝ: Οι πρώτες ελληνικές αποστολές [2015 World Championships in Kazan: the first Greek mission] (in Greek). Hellenic Swimming Federation. 21 July 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Με 8 αθλητές στο Καζάν! [8 athletes are going to Kazan] (in Greek). Olympiacos. 23 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kazan 2015 (Swimming) – Qualifying Procedures". FINA. 6 November 2014. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Το πρόγραμμα των Ελλήνων στο Καζάν [The schedule of the Greeks in Kazan] (in Greek). Sportsfeed.gr. 21 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 

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