Top 20 Runner celebrities in Greece
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Runner celebrities [Updated June 30, 2022].
Dimitris Kyrsanidis was born
on May 27, 1995
in Thessaloniki, Greece.
His freerunning videos can be seen on his Dimitris Dk' Kyrsanidis channel that is subscribed to by more than 30,000 people. He also has more than 200,000 followers on Instagram.
Fani Chalkia was born
on February 2, 1979
She tested positive on both the 'A' and 'B' samples for methyltrienolone during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, even though she categorically denied taking it; she was banned in December 2008 by the IAAF for two years.
Periklis Iakovakis was born
on March 24, 1979
He won the 400-meters hurdles bronze medal at the 2003 Paris World Championships, the 400-meters hurdles gold at the 2006 Göteborg European Championships, and the 4x400-meters relay bronze at the 2013 Mersin Mediterranean Games.
Spyridon Louis was born
on January 12, 1873
in Marousi, Greece.
He served time in prison in 1926 after being accused of falsifying military documents; he was later acquitted and declared not guilty.
Yiannis Kouros was born
on February 13, 1956
He was nicknamed the "Running God" and "Pheidippides Successor"; he later played Pheidippides in "The Story of the Marathon: A Hero's Journey" from 1991.
Konstantinos Kenteris was born
on July 11, 1973
He won gold medals in the 200-meters competition at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, the 2001 Edmonton World Championships, and the 2002 Munich European Championship; he also won the gold at the 1993 Narbonne Mediterranean Games.
Ekaterini Thanou was born
on February 1, 1975
She returned to competition at the European Indoor Athletics Championships following her Olympic humiliation, where the crowd informed her of their displeasure with loud boos.