Odysseus Eskitzoglou

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Gold 1960 Sailing - Dragon class

Odysseus Eskitzoglou was a Greek Olympic sailor in the Dragon class.

Eskitzoglou was born in Piraeus, on May 3, 1932. He made his debut in sailing in 1956 as an athlete of the Sailing Club of Piraeus (Ιστιοπλοϊκός Όμιλος Πειραιά).

He won the Greek championship five times and the European championship once. He also won gold at the Mediterranean Games.

Eskitzoglou won gold at the 1960 Rome Olympics, in the Dragon class, with a crew that also consisted of Giorgos Zaimis and the then Crown Prince Constantine. He placed 8th in Tokyo, in 1964, and 15th in Mexico City, in 1968.

Eskitzoglou died on August 27, 2018.