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Georgios Orfanidis

Biographical information

Medals OG IG
Gold 1 1
Silver 1 0
Bronze 0 0
Total 2 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameGeorgios D.•Orfanidis
Used nameGeorgios•Orfanidis
Original nameΓεώργιος Δ.•Ορφανίδης
Born1859 in İzmir (TUR)
Died1942
AffiliationsSkopovolias Etaireias
NOC Greece

Biography

Orfanidis, the son of a university professor in medicine, competed in three different Olympics, competing in both pistol and rifle events. Remarkably, he also won titles in both disciplines, a rare feat. Orfanidis worked as a lawyer for many years, and between 1921 and 1930, he was a member of the Greek NOC.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1896 Summer Olympics Shooting GRE Georgios Orfanidis
Free Pistol, 30 metres, Men (Olympic) 5
Military Pistol, 25 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
Muzzle-Loading Pistol, 25 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Military Rifle, 200 metres, Men (Olympic) 5
1906 Intercalated Games Shooting GRE Georgios Orfanidis
Free Pistol, 25 metres, Men (Intercalated) 18
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Intercalated) 1 Gold
Military Revolver, 1873-1874 Gras Model, 20 metres, Men (Intercalated) 20
Military Revolver, 20 metres, Men (Intercalated) 10
Dueling Pistol Au Visé 20 metres, Men (Intercalated) 18
Dueling Pistol Au Commandement, 25 metres, Men (Intercalated) AC
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men (Intercalated) Greece 4
Free Rifle, Any Position, 300 metres, Men (Intercalated) 20
Military Rifle, 1873-1874 Gras Model, Kneeling Or Standing, 200 metres, Men (Intercalated) 8
Military Rifle, Kneeling Or Standing, 300 metres, Men (Intercalated) 21
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting GRE Georgios Orfanidis
Free Pistol, 50 yards, Team, Men (Olympic) Greece 7
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Greece 9
Military Rifle, 200/500/600/800/900/1,000 yards, Team, Men (Olympic) Greece 7
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 and 100 yards, Men (Olympic) 15