G.S. Iraklis Thessaloniki

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G.S. Iraklis Thessaloniki
GSIraklis logo.jpg
Full name Gymnastikos Syllogos Iraklis
(Gymnastics Club Heracles)
Nicknames
  • Ημίθεος / Imitheos (The demigod)
  • Γηραιός / Gireos (The elder)
Founded 1899, as Omilos Filomouson
29 November 1908 as Makedonikos Gymnastikos Syllogos
Colours           Blue, White
Chairman Ioannis Mesthaneus
Website www.iraklis.org
Departments of G.S. Iraklis
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Football Basketball Volleyball
Water polo pictogram.svg Handball pictogram.svg Athletics pictogram.svg
Waterpolo Handball Track and Field
Swimming pictogram.svg Rugby union pictogram.svg Field hockey pictogram.svg
Swimming Rugby Ice Hockey
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Judo

Gymnastikos Syllogos Iraklis (Greek: Γυμναστικός Σύλλογος Ηρακλής, English: Gymnastics Club Heracles), commonly referred to as Iraklis, is a Greek sports club based in Thessaloniki. The club was founded in 1908 and is named after Heracles, the mythical Greek demigod. Its colours are blue and white, inspired by the Greek flag.

Departments[edit]

Omilos Filomouson football team, 1905
Statue of Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz in Thessaloniki. Athlete of Iraklis and member of the Greek resistance during the WWII, was executed by the Nazis in 1943

Iraklis is considered one of the most historical and important Greek sport clubs and maintains departments in many sports, including:

Honours[edit]

Football[edit]

  • Greek Cup: 1
    • 1976
  • Balkan Cup: 1
    • 1985

Basketball[edit]

Men[edit]

Women[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men[edit]

  • Greek Championships: 5
    • 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012
  • Greek Cups: 6
    • 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012
  • Greek Super Cups: 4 (record)
    • 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008

Track and Field[edit]

  • Greek Championships: 7
    • 1955, 1969, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1986

Men[edit]

  • Greek Championships (Outdoor track and field): 8
    • 1955, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1984, 1985, 1986
  • Greek Championships (Marathon): 1
    • 1927
  • Greek Championships (Cross country running): 4
    • 1949, 1962, 1969, 1988

Women[edit]

  • Greek Championships (Outdoor track and field): 1
    • 1991
  • Greek Championships (Marathon): 3
    • 1990, 1991, 2006
  • Greek Championships (Cross country running): 2
    • 2006, 2009

Rugby Union[edit]

Emblem of the rugby union team
  • Greek Championships: 1
    • 2013

Freestyle Wrestling[edit]

  • Greek Championships: 18
    • 1969, 1972, 1975, 1980, 1987, 1991, 1992, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Judo[edit]

  • Greek Championships: 7
    • 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

Cycling[edit]

  • Greek Championships (Road racing): 1
    • 1976

Fencing[edit]

Men[edit]

  • Greek Championships: 1
    • 1983

Women[edit]

  • Greek Cups: 1
    • 1982

European honours of team sports[edit]

Season Football Basketball Volleyball
1984–85 Balkans Cup
Winner
1994–95 FIBA Saporta Cup
Semi-finals
1996–97 FIBA Saporta Cup
Semi-finals
2001–02 CEV Champions League
3rd place
2003–04 CEV Champions League
4th place
2004-05 CEV Champions League
2nd place
2005-06 CEV Champions League
2nd place
2008-09 CEV Champions League
2nd place

External links[edit]

Official websites
Press