Nikolaos Andriakopoulos, 1896 Olympics
Dimitrios Loundras, 1896 Olympics
Ioannis Melissanidis (Ιωάννης Μελισσανίδης) (1977 Germany) 1996 Olympics Gold Medal Floor
Chris Chelios of the Detroit Red Wings defenseman the captain of the 1998 and 2002 U.S. Olympic hockey teams, is a ten-time NHL All-Star, a three-time winner of the Norris Trophy as the NHL 700s best defenseman, and a two-time winner of the Stanley Cup.
Jimmy Carson, the most prolific scorer of Greek heritage is (formerly Kyriazopoulos), a center who set a record for a U.S-born hockey player when he scored 107 points (55 goals and 52 assists) for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1987-88 season. The following year, the Kings traded Carson, along with draft choices and money, to the Edmonton Oilers for none other than Wayne Gretzky.
Chris Kotsopoulos (27.11.1958) (Hartford Whalers) (Info)
Niko Dimitrakos (21.5.1979 Boston, Massachusetts, USA) American of Greek-Italian descent. San Jose Sharks, Philadelphia Flyers
Nick Fotiu (25.5.1952 Staten Island NY ) (New York Rangers). (Info) http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Pressbox/3422/AutoFotiu.html
Chris Kontos (10.12.1963 Ontario Canada) , Member of Tampa Bay Lightning 1992-93. Canada Team 1994 Olympics, Silver Medal.
http://www.icehockey.gr/ Greek Hockey Website (with some not very good news !)
Taig Kris (Info in Greek) one if not the greatest in this sport
Ilias Iliadis (10.11.1986 Georgia ) Gold Medal 2004 Athens Olympics, 81 Kg
Martial Arts (Πολεμικές τέχνες)
Karate, Kickboxing , Pankration
Demetrius Havanas “The Greek” (1950 – 1981 Tennessee Killed in a airplane accident), Greek-American Karate Champion and Kickboxer. TEXAS most renowned blackbelt.
Jim Arvanitis, Grandmaster, World-Renowned Father of Modern Pankration, http://www.karatekidzonline.com/interviews/arvanitis.html
Jim Arvanitis , Mu Tau Pankration: Concepts and Skills of "All-Powers" Combat , Spartan Martial Arts Ent., Inc. 1997 ISBN: 0965744205
Jim Arvanitis , Pankration : The Traditional Greek Combat Sport & Modern Martial Art , Paladin Press, Boulder, CO 2003 ISBN: 1581603975
Michael Kassivakis (27.1.1965)
Michael Mouroutsos (Μιχαήλ Μουρούτσος ) (20.2.1980 Tripolis) 58 kg Taekwon-Do, Gold Medal Sydney 2000
Prof. Taxiarhis Karalis (18.1.1966) Grand Master, Black Belt ranks in the arts of Karate, Taekwon-Do, Hapkido, Kick-Boxing, Aiki-Jujitsu, JuJitsu etc. National Director for the Hellas Sung Ja Do Association (HAS) and Founder for the United Martial Arts Alliance (UMAA)
Kostas Papadopoulos (Κώστας Παπαδόπουλος) WKF Monterrey Karate world championship Silver medal 75 kg
Ελληνική Ομοσπονδία Τάεκβοντο Official Greek Taekwon-Do Website
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire