Alexios Alexopoulos

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Alexios Alexopoulos
Personal information
Born (1971-05-21) 21 May 1971 (age 44)
Sport
Event(s) 200 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 20.36 s, 20.62 s (i)

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 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.[2] He still holds 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.

Honours[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Greece
1993 Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 2nd 4 x 100 m relay 39.26 s
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th (sf) 200 m 20.78 s
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 2nd 200 m 20.91 s
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 11th (sf) 200 m 21.44 s
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 4 x 100 m relay 39.07 s
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 7th (sf) 200 m 20.98 s
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 9th (sf) 4 x 100 m relay 38.80 s

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