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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
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FINA code GRE
NF Hellenic Swimming Federation
Website www.koe.org.gr
in Kazan, Russia
Competitors 57 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 2 3
World Aquatics Championships appearances

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Araouzou, KalliopiKalliopi Araouzou Open water swimming Women's 5 km July 25
  Bronze Gianniotis, SpyridonSpyridon Gianniotis Open water swimming Men's 10 km July 27
  Bronze men's national water polo team, GreeceGreece men's national water polo team
Christos Afroudakis   Alexandros Gounas
Evangelos Delakas   Christodoulos Kolomvos
Georgios Dervisis   Konstantinos Mourikis
Konstantinos Flegkas   Emmanouil Mylonakis
Ioannis Fountoulis   Kyriakos Pontikeas
Stefanos Galanopoulos   Angelos Vlachopoulos
Konstantinos Genidounias
Water polo Men's tournament August 8

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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