Pantelis Karasevdas

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Pantelis Karasevdas
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Medal record
Men's Shooting
Gold medal – first place 1896 Athens Military rifle
Pantelis Karasevdas
12th and 14th President of Panathinaikos FC and Panathinaikos AC
In office
1924 and 1928–1926 and 1930
Preceded by Panos Savvidis and Dimitrios Damaskinos
Succeeded by Nikolaos Xiros
Personal details
Born 1877
Astakos, Greece
Nationality Greek
Political party Liberal Party (Greece)
Profession Military Officer

Pantelis Karasevdas (Greek: Παντελής Καρασεβδάς; 1877 – 1946) was a Greek shooter. He was a member of Panachaikos Gymnastikos Syllogos, that merged in 1923 with Gymnastiki Etaireia Patron to become Panachaiki Gymnastiki Enosi. Karasevdas competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Career[edit]

Karasevdas competed in the military rifle event. He dominated the field, hitting the target with all 40 of his shots for a total score of 2,350. His score in the first string of 10 shots was 480.

He also competed in the free rifle event, placing fifth with a score of 1,039. In the military pistol event, Karasevdas abandoned the competition after firing two of the five strings of six shots.

Other informations[edit]

Apart from being a shooter, Karasevdas was also a military officer with participation almost in every military event of Greece (from the Greco-Turkish War of 1897 to the Greek Resistance during World War II.

A prominent Venizelist and anti-Royalist, he was MP since 1910. He was elected also president of Panathinaikos A.C. two times (1924–26 and 1928–30).