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Nikolaos Andriakopoulos

Nikolaos Andriakopoulos (Νικόλαος Ανδριακόπουλος) was a Greek gymnast. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Andriakopoulos competed in the rope climbing event. He and countryman Thomas Xenakis were the only two out of the five entrants to climb all the way to the top of the 14 metre rope. Andriakopoulos finished in 23.4 seconds, defeating Xenakis to claim the gold medal.

He also entered the team parallel bars event. In that competition, Andriakopoulos was a member of the Panellinios Gymnastikos Syllogos team that placed second of the three teams in the event, giving him a silver medal.

Nikolaos Andriakopoulos

Nikolaos Andriakopoulos

During the celebration in Patras he lost his medal which a student found later.

He did not participate in other events. He worked as a notary and he published 1906 a book "treatise about marriage".

Olympic Rings
Rope climbing
Parallel bars, team


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