Nikolaos Syllas

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Nikolaos Syllas (Greek: Νικόλαος Σύλλας; 30 November 1914 – 16 August 1986) was a Greek athlete who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics, in the 1948 Summer Olympics, and in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was born in Chios.[1] At the 1952 edition he was flag bearer for Greece.[2]

Outside the Olympics he was a silver medallist at the 1951 Mediterranean Games behind Italy's Giuseppe Tosi (an Olympic medallist).[3] He was also a three-time participant for Greece at the European Athletics Championships, competing 1934, 1946 and 1950.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Nikolaos Syllas". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Greece. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-01-08.
  3. ^ Mediterranean Games. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-08.