Thursday , 30 June 2022


Excellent performance of the Greek team at the 2022 Deaf Olympiad!

Excellent performance for the Greek team in the Olympic Games for the Deaf, as they received nine (9) medals.

At the previous 2017 Olympics in Samsun, Greece had won five medals in total. The national basketball team of Deaf women that won the gold medal, Alexandros Papadatos, two medals, one gold in the 130k Greco-Roman. and one silver at 125k. in free wrestling and two bronzes pavlos Liotsos, -58k. and Maria Fouledaki -67kg, respectively.

Some of the protagonists at the time repeated and improved their success. Like Pavlos Liotsos, at -68k. now climbed two places on the podium and from 3th in Turkey, he found himself first in Brazil.

The two silvers were won by the Chionis family, with Panagiotis in cycling and the 1000m race. and his sister Nicoletta Chioni, in athletics and pole vault with a jump of 3.20m. at the first attempt.

The six bronze medals were won by Panagiotis Chionis in the points of cycling, Christina Katsipidou in mountain biking, Nikolas Iosifidis and Alexandros Papadatos in the 77k. and 130k. of the Greco-Roman wrestling, respectively, Irene Machairidou in the technical event of poomsae, in taekwondo and Sofia Moutsokou, at -61k. in karate.

Greece ranks at 26η position of the medal table in the 50 countries that have won a medal.

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