Aristidis Konstantinidis

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameAristidis•Konstantinidis
Used nameAristidis•Konstantinidis
Original nameΑριστίδης•Κωνσταντινίδης
AffiliationsPodilakiti Etairia Athinon
NOC Greece

Biography

Konstantinidis won the first Olympic road race, in spite of falling three times. He eventually completed the race on the bike of a pacemaker, as his own ride had been damaged. Konstantinidis was a bicycle mechanic himself, and had co-founded the Athens Cycling Association.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1896 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) GRE Aristidis Konstantinidis
Road Race, Individual, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Cycling Track (Cycling) GRE Aristidis Konstantinidis
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
100 kilometres, Men (Olympic) DNF
1906 Intercalated Games Cycling Road (Cycling) GRE Aristidis Konstantinidis
Road Race, Individual, Men (Intercalated) DNF
Cycling Track (Cycling) GRE Aristidis Konstantinidis
20 kilometres, Men (Intercalated) AC h2 r1/2