Sideris Tasiadis

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Sideris Tasiadis
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Tasiadis in 2010
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2012 London C1
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Tacen C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Bratislava C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Prague C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2015 London C1 team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Augsburg C1
Gold medal – first place 2017 Tacen C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2011 La Seu d'Urgel C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2012 Augsburg C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kraków C1
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kraków C1 team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Markkleeberg C1
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Nottingham C1 team
U23 European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Markkleeberg C1 team
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Solkan C1 team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Roudnice nad Labem C1
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Solkan C1
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Roudnice nad Labem C1 team
Junior European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Kraków C1
Gold medal – first place 2007 Kraków C1 team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Solkan C1
Gold medal – first place 2008 Solkan C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Kraków C1 team

Sideris Tasiadis (born 7 May 1990 in Augsburg) is a German slalom canoeist of Greek descent who has competed at the international level since 2005. He lived in Thrace, Greece for 10 years during his childhood.

In 2012, he won a silver medal in the men's C1 at the London Olympic Games behind Tony Estanguet (FRA) and beating two-time Olympic Champion Michal Martikán (SVK). He finished fifth in the C1 event four years later at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[1]

He also won four silver medals in the C1 team event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, earning them in 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2015. Tasiadis won eight medals at the European Championships (2 golds, 5 silvers, and 1 bronze).[2]

Tasiadis won the overall World Cup title in the C1 class in 2013 and 2017.

Tasiadis dated slalom canoeist Claudia Bär until her death in 2015 after a two year battle with leukemia.[3]

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2009 12 Jul 2009 Augsburg 2nd C1
2010 4 Jul 2010 Augsburg 3rd C1
2013 29 Jun 2013 Augsburg 3rd C1
6 Jul 2013 La Seu d'Urgell 3rd C1
2017 18 Jun 2017 Prague 1st C1
25 Jun 2017 Augsburg 2nd C1
2 Jul 2017 Markkleeberg 2nd C1
3 Sep 2017 Ivrea 1st C1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sideris Tasiadis". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sideris TASIADIS (GER)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 10 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "Frühere Kanu-Slalom-Europameisterin Claudia Bär ist tot". Welt.de (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018. 

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