10 September 1970 |
Chania, Crete, Greece
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
|Coached by||John Loverdos|
Georgios Salavantakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Σαλαβαντάκης; born September 10, 1970 in Chania, Crete) is a Greek sport shooter. 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.
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.
- "ISSF Profile – Georgios Salavantakis". ISSF. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
- "Georgios Salavantakis". Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
- "Sport-by-sport capsules". Los Angeles Times. 4 August 2004. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
- "Men's Skeet Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
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