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Panagiotis Xanthakos (born 22 June 1948) is a Greek former sports shooter. He competed four Olympic Games.
At the 1906 Summer Olympics in Athens, an unofficial football event was held. Only four teams competed, three of them were clubs from Greece and the Ottoman Empire. Medal tables gave the gold to Denmark and the silver and bronze to Turkey.
Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos was a Greek athlete. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, and the 1900 Summer Olympics held in Paris.
P.A.O.K. B.C., commonly known in European competitions as PAOK, is the professional basketball department of the major Greek multi-sports club A.C. PAOK, which was founded in 1926, and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The club's full name is Panthessalonikeios Athlitikós Ómilos Konstantinoupoliton, which is abbreviated as PAOK (Π.Α.Ο.Κ.), and means Pan-Thessaloniki Athletic Club of Constantinopolitans. The team has established a firm reputation in Greek basketball, especially for its success in European competitions. They have twice won the Greek Basket League, and three times won the Greek Basketball Cup, while they have also won two European Cups: the FIBA Saporta Cup (1990–91) and the FIBA Korać Cup (1993–94).
The Greece national basketball team is organized and run by the Hellenic Basketball Federation. They were runners-up in the 2006 FIBA World Championship, after beating the United States 101–95 in the tournament's semifinal. They have won EuroBasket twice; in 1987, after beating the Soviet Union 103–101 in the final in Athens and in 2005, after beating Germany with a convincing 78–62 in the final in Belgrade. Greece is currently placed eighth in the FIBA World Rankings.
Greece competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 60 competitors, 58 men and 2 women, took part in 46 events in 9 sports. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.
Greece competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 44 competitors, all men, took part in 27 events in 7 sports. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.
Panagiotis "Panos" Fasoulas, nicknamed "The Spider", is a Greek politician and former professional basketball player. He was selected in the second round by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1986 NBA draft, but never decided to play in the NBA. Considered to be one of the best big men ever in European basketball, Fasoulas was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2016.
Panagiotis Kanellopoulos or Panayotis Kanellopoulos was a Greek author, politician and Prime Minister of Greece. He was the Prime Minister of Greece deposed by the Greek military junta of 1967-1974.
Panagiotis Lagos is a Greek professional footballer who last played as a Wingback for Apollon Smyrni in the Greek Super League. Lagos has the ability to play in various positions as much as on the wings as on the center,due to the combination of the speed and technique of his play.
Greece competed with 48 athletes at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 48 competitors, all men, took part in 24 events in 7 sports. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.
Greece competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 48 competitors, all men, took part in 38 events in 8 sports. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games.
Panagiotis or Panayiotis, "Παν" (all) "άγιος" suffix "-της", is a common male Greek name. It derives from the Greek epithet Panagia or Panayia ("All-Holy") for Mary, mother of Jesus. The feminine form of the name is Panagiota or Panayiota (Παναγιὡτα). Having 3 name days within a year, one of them is celebrated together with Maria, Mario, Mary, Despoina and all their diminutives on the Dormition of the Theotokos on 15 August. There are many diminutives of Panagiotis such as Panos (Πάνος), Panagis/Panayis (Παναγής), Takis, Panikos, Pit (Πίτ), while Panagiota or Panayiota is commonly reduced to Giota or Yiota (Γιώτα).
Panagiotis Stroubakos is a retired Greek middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.
Panagiotis Manias is a former international professional basketball player from Greece.
Panagiotis Gionis is a Greek table tennis player and a dentist. He is a member of the Greek National Team and has competed in 4 Olympics and many World and European Championships. He has been playing professionally in Germany and France since 2001. Currently, he is playing for German club Borussia Düsseldorf. and is being sponsored by TAMASU BUTTERFLY
In May 2011, he qualified directly for the London 2012 Summer Olympics based on his ITTF world ranking. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he lost in the third round to Japan's Seiya Kishikawa. He placed 3rd in the men's single 2013 LIEBHERR European Championships and second in the team event. He is currently ranked 21st in the world and 7th in Europe. In Aug 2014 he was invited to participate in the mixed European team that will compete in Asia vs. Europe All Star Challenge on November 1–2, 2014 in Zhang Jia Gang, China.
Greece competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Greek athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era, alongside Australia, France, Great Britain, and Switzerland. As the progenitor nation of the Olympic Games and in keeping with tradition, Greece entered first at the Maracanã Stadium during the opening ceremony.
Panagiotis Linardakis was a Greek sports shooter. He competed in the trap event at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Panagiotis Kampouridis is a Greek sailor, who specialized in two-person dinghy (470) class. He represented his nation Greece, along with his partner Efstathios Papadopoulos, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and also obtained a top nine finish at the World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.
Panagiotis Khatzistathis is a Greek athlete. He competed in the men's long jump at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
Panagiotis Alexandris is a Greek alpine skier. He competed in two events at the 1972 Winter Olympics.
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