Konstantinos Tsiklitiras

About Konstantinos Tsiklitiras

Who is it?: Olympic athlete
Birth Day: October 30, 1888
Birth Place: Pylos, Greek
Died On: 10 February 1913 (aged 24)
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Height: 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight: 81 kg (179 lb)
Sport: Jumping
Club: Panellinios GS, Athina
Medal record Representing  Greece Olympic Games 1912 Stockholm Standing long jump 1908 London Standing long jump 1908 London Standing high jump 1912 Stockholm Standing high jump Representing  GreeceOlympic Games: 1912 StockholmStanding long jump1908 LondonStanding long jump1908 LondonStanding high jump1912 StockholmStanding high jump

Konstantinos Tsiklitiras Net Worth

Konstantinos Tsiklitiras was bornon October 30, 1888 in Pylos, Greek, is Olympic athlete. Konstantinos Tsiklitiras, was a popular Greek athlete who rose to fame by winning a gold medal in the standing long jump at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. He won one gold medal, two silver medals and one bronze medal in his Olympic career. Apart from winning a gold medal and bronze medal (in standing high jump) in the Stockholm Olympic Games, he also participated in the standing long jump and standing high jump at the 1908 London Olympics and won silver medal in both the events. Konstantinos was a member of the Panhellenic Gymnastic Society where he practiced as a track and field athlete. He became Greek champion 19 times. His career ended abruptly when he volunteered for fighting in the Balkan Wars. Even though he could avoid conscription in the war, yet he insisted on participating in it for his country. During the war, he contracted meningitis and died at the age of twenty four. His original family home in Pylos has now been converted to a museum and is adorned by his lofty marble statue
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1913

His career stopped in 1913 when he volunteered to fight in the Balkan Wars and fought at the Battle of Bizani, although he could avoid conscription he insisted on fighting for his country. He contracted meningitis and died at the age of 24. His family home still exists (October 2012) in Pylos, is a museum of his athletic achievements. There is marble statue in front.