Georgios Kolettis

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Georgios Kolettis
Medal record
Representing  Greece
Men's road bicycle racing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1896 Athens 100 kilometres

Georgios Kolettis was a Greek cyclist. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens winning a silver medal.[1]

Career

Kolettis competed in the 10 and 100 kilometres races. He finished second in the 100 kilometres, behind Léon Flameng of France. Kolettis and Flameng were the only two to finish. When Flameng crossed the finish line, Kolettis had completed 289 of the 300 laps required. In the 10 kilometres race, Kolettis quit after 7 kilometres due to injuries sustained by colliding with countryman Aristidis Konstantinidis two-thirds of the way through the race.

References

  1. ^ "Georgios Kolettis Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-05-01.


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