Georgios Salavantakis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Georgios Salavantakis
Personal information
Nationality  Greece
Born (1970-09-10) 10 September 1970 (age 43)
Chania, Crete, Greece
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) Skeet
Club SKOE[1]
Coached by John Loverdos[1]

Georgios Salavantakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Σαλαβαντάκης; born September 10, 1970 in Chania, Crete) is a Greek sport shooter.[2] He won a gold medal in men's skeet shooting at the 2004 ISSF World Cup series in Sydney, Australia, with a total score of 148 points.[1][3]

Salavantakis represented the host nation Greece at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he placed twenty-first in men's skeet shooting, with a total score of 120 points, tying his position with seven other shooters, including former Olympic champion Ennio Falco of Italy, and five-time Olympian Guillermo Alfredo Torres of Cuba.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Salavantakis competed for the second time, as a 38-year old, in men's skeet shooting. He finished only in thirty-third place by one point behind Ukraine's Mikola Milchev from the final attempt, for a total score of 109 points.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ISSF Profile – Georgios Salavantakis". ISSF. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Georgios Salavantakis". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sport-by-sport capsules". Los Angeles Times. 4 August 2004. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Men's Skeet Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 

External links[edit]