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Encyclopedia > Nikolaos Andriakopoulos
Gold
medal
Gymnastics
Rope climbing
Silver
medal
Gymnastics
Parallel bars, team

Nikolaos Andriakopoulos was a Greek gymnast. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. Subject: The Olympic Rings. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings and handstands. ... The 1896 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the I Olympiad, were the first modern Summer Olympic Games and the first Games since Roman emperor Theodosius I banned the Ancient Olympic Games in AD 393 as part of the Christian campaign against paganism. ... The Acropolis in central Athens, one of the most important landmarks in world history. ...


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. The metre is the basic unit of length in the International System of Units (SI: Système International dUnités). ... A gold medal will generally represent the highest award for achievement in a non-military field, with no restriction on eligibility. ...


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. Two parallel bars form an artistic gymnastics apparatus only used by male gymnasts. ... A silver medal is a medal awarded to the second place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. ...


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Nikolaos Andriakopoulos (155 words)
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.
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.
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Parallel bars, team } '''Nikolaos Andriakopoulos''' was a Greece Greek gymnastics gymnast.
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