Miltiadis Gouskos

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Greece
Silver medal – second place 1896 Athens Shot put

Miltiadis Gouskos (or Gouschos[1]) (Greek: Μιλτιάδης Γκούσκος, 1877 – 9 July 1903) was a Greek athlete. He was born in Zakynthos and died in the British Indian Empire from food poisoning. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens in the shot put, placing second to Robert Garrett of the United States. Gouskos's best throw was 11.03 metres, short of Garrett's 11.22 metres.


  1. ^ Original transliteration of his name in English, according to the files of the Greek Orthodox Church in India; cf. Markou Dodi, Dione (2002). A Chronicle of the Greeks in India, 1750-1950 (in Greek - English [bilingual edn.]). Athens & Ioannina: Dodoni Publishers. p. 179. ISBN 9789603851608. 

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