Georgios Theodoridis

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This article is about the Greek sprinter. For the Greek footballer, see Giorgos Theodoridis.
Georgios Theodoridis
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Greece
World Indoor Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Budapest 60 m
European Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 2000 Ghent 60 m

Georgios Theodoridis (Greek: Γέωργιος Θεοδωρίδης, born December 12, 1972) is a Greek sprinter specializing in the 60 metres and 100 metres.

Born in Athens and raised in Kozani,[1] he finished sixth at the 1998 European Indoor Championships,[2] won the silver medal at the 2000 European Indoor Championships, finished seventh at the 2001 World Indoor Championships and won the bronze medal in at the 2004 World Indoor Championships. He also competed at the Olympic Games in 2000 and 2004, the World Championships in 1999 and 2003 and the World Indoor Championships in 1999 World Indoor Championships and 2003 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final round.

His personal best at 60 metres is 6.51 seconds, achieved at the 2000 European Indoor Championships in Ghent. His personal best in 100 metres is 10.17 seconds, achieved during the 2003 World Championships in Paris. This time ranks him eighth among Greek 100 metres sprinters.[3]

Honours[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 6th 60 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 9th (sf) 60 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 2nd 60 m 6.51 PB
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 9th (sf) 4 × 100 m relay 38.80
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 7th 60 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany final 100 m DQ
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 13th (sf) 60 m
World Championships Paris, France 17th (h) 100 m 10.25
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 60 m 6.54 SB
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 34th (h) 100 m 10.36

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgios Theodoridis Archived June 11, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-01-08.
  2. ^ 1998 European Indoor Championships, men's 60 m final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  3. ^ All time best Balkan athletes Archived January 15, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. - The Athletics Site