The Best Greek Athletes of the Year

-- The Best Greek Athletes of the Year --

Last week, the sports journalists and members of the PSAT (Panhellenic Association of Sports Press) voted to establish the three nominees for each category for this year’s PSAT awards. The PSAT honors and nominees include all the best athletes and coaches in Greek sports for the calendar year.

In accordance with the voting results, below is a list of the three nominees (in alphabetical order) for each category for the 2016 awards.

Best Male Athlete for 2016: 
Gianniotis, Spyros - Marathon Swimming
Petrounias, Eleftherios - Gymnastics (Rings)
Filippidis, Kostas - Track & Field (Pole Vault)

Best Female Athlete for 2016
Korakaki, Anna - Shooting (Air Pistol)
Papachristou, Voula - Track & Field (Triple Jump)
Stefanidis, Katerina - Track & Field (Pole Vault)

Best Team for 2016
Greek National Water Polo Team - Water Polo
Mantis Panagiotis, Kagialis Pavlos - Sailing (470)
Paschalidis Iordanis, Trigonis Kostas - Sailing (Tornado)

Best Coach for 2016
Gemelos, Nikos - Swimming
Korakakis, Tasos - Shooting
Raftis, Dimitris - Gymnastics 

Best Male Athlete with a Disability for 2016
Konstantinidis, Thanasis - Track & Field
Mamalos, Pavlos - Weightlifting
Stefanoudakis, Manolis - Track & Field

Best Female Athlete with a Disability for 2016
Korokida, Dimitra - Track & Field
Stamatopoulos, Alexandra - Swimming
Tsakonas, Maria - Swimming

Best Team with a Disability for 2016
Deda Anna, Pananos Nikos, Polychronidis Grigoris (BC 3 Boccia)
Dounis Vasilis, Pylarinos Gerasimos, Triantafyllou Panos (Team Sword)
Chalkiadakis Adamantia, Milakia Iro (TANDEM Biking)

The best of the best will be announced and awarded with their honors during the PSAT’s annual event on December 19th.

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