Michalis Stamatogiannis

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Michalis Stamatogiannis
London Olympics 2012 - Friday August 3rd in the Olympic Stadium 4984.jpg
Michalis Stamatogiannis at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Personal information
Born (1982-05-20) May 20, 1982 (age 35)
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 108 kg (238 lb)
Country  Greece
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Updated on 15 August 2012.

Michalis Stamatogiannis (Greek: Μιχάλης Σταματογιάννης; born 20 May 1982 in Athens) is a Greek shot putter.

He finished tenth (in discus throw) at the 1999 World Youth Championships and ninth at the 2000 World Junior Championships. He also competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final.

His personal best is 20.17 metres, achieved on July 20, 2011 in Patras. In the indoor track he has set a Greek record of 20.36 metres.

Stamatogiannis was found guilty for doping violation in May 2014 and got 2 years ban until July 2016.


Stamatogiannis tested positive for the anabolic steroid Stanozolol on 31 May 2014, and was subsequently handed a two-year ban from sport.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Greece
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 23rd (q) Shot put (5 kg) 17.16 m
10th Discus throw (1.5 kg) 51.42 m
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 9th Shot put 18.12 m
2001 European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 7th Shot put 16.74 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 16th (q) Shot put 17.42 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 36th (q) Shot put 18.45 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 8th Shot put 18.22 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 15th (q) Shot put 19.51 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 18th (q) Shot put 18.58 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 18th (q) Shot put 18.95 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 24th (q) Shot put 19.24 m
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 22nd (q) Shot put 18.83 m