Spyridon Gianniotis

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Spyridon Gianniotis
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Born February 19, 1980

Spyridon "Spyros" Gianniotis (Greek: Σπυρίδων "Σπύρος" Γιαννιώτης; born February 19, 1980 in Liverpool, Merseyside) is a Greek freestyle swimmer. He won three individual medals at the 2005 Mediterranean Games, and represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2000. In 2011 he became world champion in the 10 km open water at the world championships in Shanghai. Gianniotis, also clamed gold at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona in the men's 10 km open water swimming.