2000

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Events

January

February

  • February 4: Nine years after his death, Symeon Mavroskoufis becomes the first Greek to enter the Basketball Hall of Fame. He was one of the 8 representatives who signed FIBA's founding declaration in May 1932.
  • February 7: The daily sports journal "Filathlos" (Φίλαθλος) is first published with Yiannis Tragas as the editor.
  • February 20: Nikos Kaklamanakis wins the gold medal in Mistral World Championships at Mar del Plata, Argentina overcoming Aaron McIntosh of N.Zealand and Argentinian Carlos Espinola.
  • February 21: Coach Vangelis Roupakas leads Barcelona to their first Spanish Water Polo Cup. He becomes the second Greek coach after Yiannis Yiannouris (Pescara) to win a title abroad.
  • February 22: Panathinaikos qualify for women's European Volleyball Cup final four for the second time in their history after beating Sherkashi 3-0

March

  • March 3: Olympiakos face Ethnikos at the Greek water polo cup final for the first time in 44 years. Ethnikos win 12-11 in overtime
  • March 5: Demosthenes Tampakos wins the gold medal in rings (9.750 points) at Moscow international meeting
  • March 31: An era comes to an end as coach Eugen Gerard quits OFI FC after 15 years at the helm.

April

May

July

August

  • August 3: The Mistral World Juniors Championships close at Korthi, Andros. Byron Kokkalakis wins 2 gold medals. Alexis Prappas takes third place. In the veterans' category (over 40 years old) Thanos Sakkas wins the gold medal.

September

October

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

July

August

November

December