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Weight Lifting

Dimitrios Tofalos (1882 - 1966), weightlifting , Gold in Athens 1906, World record, manager of Jim Londos

Kahi Kahiasvili ( Ακάκιος (Κάχι ) Κακιασβίλης) (13.7.1969) Gold Olympics Sydney 2000 and 1996

Pyrros Dimas (Πύρρος Δήμας)(13.10.1971 Chimara/Albania), a weightlifter, three times Olympic champion (1992, 1996, 2000), one bronze medal Athens 2004.

Victoras Mitrou (Βίκτωρας Μήτρου), Leonidas Sampanis (Λεωνίδας Σαμπάνης), Valerios Leonidis (Βαλέριος Λεωνίδης ), Leonidas Kokkas (Λεωνίδας Κόκκας) (Silver 1996 Atlanta)

Greek weightlifting website

Images of Greek Women Weightlifters and some information of achievements

100 Drachmae Coin, World Weightlifting Contest 1999 Athens, Right Side image of Heracles on this shoulder the entire heaven (while Atlas is returning with the apples of the Hesperides)

Wrestling (American, Canadian) WWF, WCW, etc.

"Hercules" Panagis Koutalianos . Image from the following Link

Koutalianos Panagis (1847 - 1916) " Σίδερα μασάει ο Κουταλιανός", Koutalianos who is chewing iron

Jim Londos (Christopher Theophelus) "Golden Greek" (2.1. 1897 Koutsoupodi Argolis Greece -19.8.1975 Escondido California) (Images ) a World Heavyweight champion for almost 16 years Los Angeles Times, January 27th, 1969 "Jeemy was the greatest" Boxing & Wrestling Magazine, June, 1953

Joe Laurinaitis,”Road Warrior Animal “ http://www.wsbtv.com/entertainment/3278968/detail.html

Chris and John Tolos brothers, “The Golden Greeks”, http://slam.canoe.ca/SlamWrestling/tolos.html

Spiros Arion, (Andreas Labrakis) (1940-1997) Iron Greek , Australia, WWE, NWA, IWA wresting chlampion
http://www.obsessedwithwrestling.com/profiles/s/spiros-arion.html


George Zaharias (The crying Greek) See also Babe Zaharias

Dimitrios P. Tziavaras, (1905 Valtetsi/Arcadia ) emigrated 1930 to Argentina. National Heavyweight Champion of Free and Greco-Roman Wrestling 1935 in Argentina later known as "The Invincible Greek" in catch-as-can-can shows.

Maria Kanellis

Trish Stratus (Patricia Anne Stratigias)

Picking the 10 greatest wrestlers of all time - Phantom of the Ring

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