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Events

Sports

  • 1930: Jim Londos defeats Dick Shikat to win the NBA world championship of wrestling.
  • 1956: Ethnikos Piraeus defeat Olympiakos 2-1 (Karaoulanis, Xenos - Kotridis). This marks the first defeat for Olympiakos in a league match since 1949.
  • 1960: Christos Mantikas dies. He took part in 12 Balkan championships winning 20 gold and 3 silver medals. At the Berlin Olympics he was the only European in the 110m hurdles race.
  • 2004: Ilisiakos win the play-off match against PAS Giannina with 3-1 and return to Division B' of the Greek Football Championship after a period of 32 years.
  • 2010: Panathinaikos defeat Olympiakos 76-69 and win the Greek basketball championship. The game was interrupted three times as rowdy fans threw objects onto the court. It was stopped a fourth time, 1min 3sec before the end, and was never actually completed.

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