Alexios Alexopoulos

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Alexios Alexopoulos (born 21 May 1971) is a retired Greek sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.

He won the silver medal at the 1996 European Indoor Championships.[1] He also competed at the 2000 Olympic Games and the World Championships in 1995 1997 World Championship in Athletics and 1999 without reaching the final. He also competed in the 1999 World Indoor Championships in Maebashi, Japan where he just missed the final.

His personal best time was 20.36 seconds, achieved in June 1999 in Paris. This ranks him fourth among Greek 200 metres sprinters, behind Konstantinos Kenteris, Anastasios Gousis and Thomas Sbokos.[2] In the 100 metres his personal best time is 10.16 seconds, achieved in June 1998 in Athens. This ranks him seventh among Greek 100 metres sprinters, behind Angelos Pavlakakis, Aristotelis Gavelas, Christoforos Choidis, Alexandros Yenovelis, Haralambos Papadias and Konstantinos Kenteris.[2] He still has the National record for 200 metres indoor (since 1996) with 20.62 seconds. He also jointly holds the national record for the 4 × 100 metres relay.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1996 European Indoor Championships, men's 200 m final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite Archived 18 December 2010 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b All time best Balkan athletes, men - The Athletics Site