Greece at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Greece at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Greece
IPC code  GRE
NPC Hellenic Paralympic Committee
Website www.paralympic.gr
At the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing
Competitors 69 in 11 sports
Flag bearer Charalampos Taiganidis
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
5
Silver
9
Bronze
10
Total
24
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Greece competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The national team of Greece was composed of 69 athletes, 53 men and 16 women, who competed in 11 sports, archery, athletics, boccia, cycling, judo, powerlifting, sailing, shooting, swimming, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair tennis.[1] Contrary to the tradition in the Summer Olympic Games, Greece did not enter first during the parade of nations at the opening ceremony but 69th in name order in Chinese, with the swimmer Charalampos Taiganidis being the team's flag bearer.

Medalists[edit]

Multiple medallists[edit]

The following Greek athletes won multiple medals at the 2008 Paralympic Games.

Name Medal Sport Events
Taiganidis, CharalamposCharalampos Taiganidis  Gold
 Gold
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
 Bronze
Swimming Men's 100 m freestyle S13
Men's 100 m backstroke S13
Men's 100 m butterfly S13
Men's 200 m individual medley SM13
Men's 50 m freestyle S13
Men's 400 m freestyle S13
Kapellakis, GeorgiosGeorgios Kapellakis  Gold
 Silver
 Bronze
 Bronze
Swimming Men's 50 m freestyle S2
Men's 100 m freestyle S2
Men's 200 m freestyle S2
Men's 50 m backstroke S2
Dimoglou, AlexandraAlexandra Dimoglou  Silver
 Bronze
 Bronze
Athletics Women's 400 m T13
Women's 200 m T13
Women's 100 m T13

Archery - Paralympic pictogram.svg Archery[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Romaios Roumeliotis Individual recurve - Standing 475 24  Zarzuela (ESP)
L 90-97
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Anna Tzika Individual recurve - Standing 550 10 BYE  Byambasuren (MGL)
W 90-85
 Gao (CHN)
L 83-106
Did not advance

Boccia - Paralympic pictogram.svg Boccia[edit]

Athlete Event Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Rank Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Dimitrios Michos Individual BC3  Pesquera (ESP)
L 0-14
 Kabush (CAN)
L 1-6
 Raimundo (POR)
L 1-5
4 Did not advance
Grigorios Polychronidis Individual BC3  Zhu (CHN)
W 11-1
 Dijkstra (NZL)
W 19-0
 Sukkarath (THA)
W 7-0
1 Q  Gauthier (CAN)
W 6-3
 Jeong (KOR)
W 4-1
 Park (KOR)
L 2-3
Silver medal icon.svg
Maria Stavropoulou Individual BC3  Gauthier (CAN)
L 1-9
 Costa (POR)
L 3-5
 Martin (ESP)
L 2-11
4 Did not advance
Dimitrios Michos
Grigorios Polychronidis
Maria Stavropoulou
Pairs BC3  Thailand (THA)
L 2-5
 Portugal (POR)
L 2-5
 New Zealand (NZL)
D 2-2
4 Did not advance

Cycling - Paralympic pictogram.svg Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Ioannis Kalaitzakis Men's time trial LC1 41:13.72 16
Men's road race LC1/LC2/CPA 2:02.21 29
Stamatios Kotzias Mixed time trial CP1/CP2 27:02.61 10
Mixed road race CP1/CP2 50.09 6

Track[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ioannis Kalaitzakis Individual pursuit (LC 1) 5:20.026 15 Did not advance
1 km time trial (LC 1) 1:16.450 12

Judo - Paralympic pictogram.svg Judo[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Bronze Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Theoklitos Papachristos +100 kg  Papp (HUN)
L 0001-1001
Did not advance  Parasyuk (RUS)
L 0000-0001
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Bronze Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Maria Keramida -57 kg  Karkar (ALG)
L 0000-0010
Did not advance  Cete (TUR)
W 1000-0010
 Merenciano (ESP)
L 0002-0010
Did not advance 5

Powerlifting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Powerlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Total lifted Rank
Nikolaos Gkountanis -75 kg 190.0 kg 7
Pavlos Mamalos -82.50 kg 225.0 kg Silver medal icon.svg
Gkremislav Moysiadis -67.50 kg 187.5 kg 5
Women
Athlete Event Total lifted Rank
Anastasia Kazantzidou -67.50 kg 87.5 kg 7

Sailing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

Athlete Event Race Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Georgios Delikouras 1P keelboat (2.4MR) 15 13 9 3 13 14 7 14 12 8 79 13
Vasileios Christoforou
Theodoros Alexas
Nikolaos Paterakis
3P keelboat (Sonar) 2 5 7 5 8 2 4 9 2 6 8 41 7

Shooting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Panagiotis Giannoukaris Mixed R5-10M air rifle prone SH2 597 16 Did not advance
Evangelos Kakosaios Mixed R5-10M air rifle prone SH2 597 14 Did not advance
Eleni Zampoura Women's P2-10M air pistol SH1 360 9 Did not advance

Swimming - Paralympic pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Konstantinos Fykas S8 100 m freestyle 1:00.96 6 Q 1:01.40 7
S8 50 m freestyle DSQ Did not advance
Georgios Kapellakis S2 200 m freestyle 5:12.99 2 Q 5:05.91 Bronze medal icon.svg
S2 100 m freestyle 2:31.97 3 Q 2:23.63 Silver medal icon.svg
S2 50 m freestyle 1:11.02 3 Q 1:04.85 Gold medal icon.svg
Konstantinos Karaouzas SB3 100 m breaststroke 56.71 6 Q 54.47 4
Ioannis Kostakis S3 100 m freestyle 1:52.89 3 Q 1:45.72 4
S3 200 m freestyle 3:38.42 4
S3 50 m freestyle 49.87 2 Q 49.84 5
Charalampos Taiganidis S13 100 m butterfly 1:00.52 2 Q 59.20 Silver medal icon.svg
S13 400 m freestyle 4:31.17 6 Q 4:23.59 Bronze medal icon.svg
S13 100 m freestyle 54.96 2 Q 53.37 Gold medal icon.svg
SM13 200 m individual medley 2:24.19 7 Q 2:16.95 Silver medal icon.svg
S13 100 m backstroke 1:03.02 1 Q 59.85 Gold medal icon.svg
Christos Tampaxis S2 100 m freestyle 2:53.19 10 Did not advance
S2 50 m freestyle 1:20.84 9 Did not advance
Vasileios Tsagkaris SB3 100 m breaststroke 56.04 5 Q 55.91 6
Stylianos Tsakonas S4 100 m freestyle 1:40.63 9 Did not advance
S4 50 m backstroke 51.04 6 Q 51.15 6
S4 200 m freestyle 3:43.87 8 Q 3:40.20 8
SM4 150 m individual medley 3:00.27 7 Q 2:57.99 7
Nikolaos Tsotras S7 100 m freestyle 1:10.07 9 Did not advance
S7 100 m backstroke 1:21.52 10 Did not advance
S7 50 m freestyle 31.41 7 Q 31.01 5
Ioannis Kostakis
Stylianos Tsakonas
Konstantinos Karaouzas
Nikolaos Tsotras
20 pts 4x50 m freestyle 2:57.98 4
Women
Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Maria Kalpakidou S3 50 m freestyle 1:25.39 12 Did not advance
Maria Liaskou S3 50 m freestyle 1:29.31 14 Did not advance

Wheelchair tennis - Paralympic pictogram.svg Tennis[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Georgios Lazaridis Singles - Open  Majdi (FRA)
L 0-6 0-6
Did not advance

Wheelchair fencing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Wheelchair fencing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Pylarinos Markantonatos Épée A  Alhaddad (KUW)
L 3-5
 Serafini (ITA)
W 5-2
 Saengsawang (THA)
W 5-1
 Sanchez (ESP)
W 5-3
 Davydenko (UKR)
L 4-5
 Maillard (FRA)
W 5-4
2 Q  Betti (ITA)
L 12-15
Did not advance
Emmanouil Bogdos Épée B  Alsaedi (KUW)
W 5-4
 Latreche (FRA)
L 3-5
 Williams (USA)
L 4-5
 Poleshchuk (RUS)
W 5-2
 Komar (UKR)
L 2-5
5 Q  Bezyazynchny (BLR)
L 7-15
Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ξεκινούν οι Αγώνες των δυνατών (in Greek). www.sport-fm.gr. 2008-09-06. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 

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