Alexandros Papamichail

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Alexandros Papamichail
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Papamichail at the 2015 European Cup Race Walking
Personal information
Born (1988-09-18) 18 September 1988 (age 29)
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Country  Greece
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 20 km walk, 50 km walk
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5 km walk (i): 19:08.74
10 km walk: 40.38
20 km walk: 1:21.12
50 km walk: 3:49.56

Alexandros Papamichail (born 18 September 1988 in Karditsa) is a Greek racewalker.[1] He competed in the 20 km walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he placed 15th with a time of 1:21:12, a Greek national record. At the 2012 Olympic Games, he was also 22nd in the 50 km walk event setting one more national record.

The following year, he took the 16th place (20 km) at the World Championships in Moscow, while at the 2014 European Championships in Zurich, he was 13th (50 km).

He competed in both race walking distances at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Greece
2004 World Race Walking Cup (U20) Naumburg, Germany 39th 10 km walk 46:53
2005 European Race Walking Cup (U20) Miskolc, Hungary 21st 10 km walk 45:29
2006 World Race Walking Cup (U20) A Coruña, Spain 10th 10 km walk 43:31
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 9th 10 km walk 44:36.15
2007 European Race Walking Cup (U20) Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom 13th 10 km walk 43:21
European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 5th 10 km walk 42:04.57
2009 European Race Walking Cup Metz, France 22nd 20 km walk 1:33:31
Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 6th 20 km walk 1:28:04
European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 6th 20 km walk 1:25:06
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 15th 20 km walk 1:21:12 NR
22nd 50 km walk 3:49:56 NR
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 10th 50 km walk 3:51:05
World Championships Moscow, Russia 16th 20 km walk 1:23:48
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 20 km walk DNF
13th 50 km walk 3:49:58
2015 European Race Walking Cup Murcia, Spain 7th 50 km walk 3:51:38
World Championships Beijing, China 25th 20 km walk 1:24:11
50 km walk DNF
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 20th 20 km walk 1:21:55
27th 50 km walk 3:59:21

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