Apollon Patras

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A.S. Apollon Patras
Full name A.Σ. Απόλλων Πατρών
Athletic Society Apollon Patras
Nickname(s) Μελανόλευκοι, Melanolefkoi (Black-Whites)
Founded 1926
Ground
capacity
3,500
Chairman Nikos Karapanos
Manager Nikos Vetoulas
For the basketball department, see Apollon Patras B.C.
The first version of this article has been based in the text of el:Α.Σ. Απόλλων of the Greek Wikipedia published under the GFDL.

A.S. Apollon Patras (Greek:A.Σ. Απόλλων Πατρών) is a multi-sports club that is based in Patras, Greece. It has included sports sections in association football, basketball, table tennis, and volleyball. The club is named after the ancient Greek God Apollo, and its team colours are black and white.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1926, in the Prosfygika neighborhood. The football club entered the Achaea FCA, and played many matches against Panachaiki, APS Olympiakos, Patraikos, and Thyella. The team's ground was in the Olympiakos Patras Arena, today's Prosfygika Stadium.

The football team was later dissolved, and today Apollon is mainly a basketball team, K.A.E. Apollon Patras. It is a regular member of the top-tier level (Greek Basket League), has participated in the Saporta Cup (1997, 1998), the Korać Cup (1999), and has played in the Greek Cup Final in 1997, where they lost the title game against Olympiacos, by a score of 78-80.

Honours[edit]

Basketball[edit]

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Men's team

  • Participation in the Premier Division (Basket League) (32x): 1972, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Titles: (8x)

Greek Honours:

European honours:

Women's team

  • Achaia local regional championship winner (3x): 1998, 2006, 2007

Volleyball[edit]

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Men's team

  • Achaia local regional championship winner (3x): 1998, 2005, 2007
  • Participation in the Second National Division: 2001, 2002
  • Participation in the Third National Division: 2004, 2006

Women's team

  • Achaia local regional championship winner (2x): 2007, 2008
  • Participation in the Second National Division: 2001, 2002

Football[edit]

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Table tennis[edit]

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The club also competes in table tennis competitions, and it finished in fourth place in 1974. It produced athletes such as: Dimitrios Zikos, Giorgos Glarakis, Gerasimos Roussopoulos, and Spyros Kalogriopoulos. Roussopoulos was a member of the team that won the Atomic Greek Youth Championships in 1971, and finished second in 1972 and 1973.

In 1969, along with Spyros Kalogriopoulos, they were Greek champions in the children's doubles, as athletes of Sporting Patras.[2]

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