August 22

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  • 1950: Jason Zirganos swims across the English Channel in 16hrs 19mins.
  • 1999: Katerina Thanou breaks the women's Greek record in the 100m with 10.83 at the Sevilla World Championships.
  • 2004: Fani Halkia sets a new Olympic record in the 400m hurdles semi-finals with 52.77.
  • 2004: Demosthenes Tambakos wins the gold medal with 9,862 points in the rings copetition at the Athens Olympic Games
  • 2007: Theo Zagorakis played his 120th and final game for Greece — a national record - in a friendly game against Spain (2-3) held in his honor at Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki.
  • 2018: AEK defeat MOL Vidi 2-1 in Budapest marking a new record for Greek clubs in Europe: 13 straight games without a loss!