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Odyssevs Eskitzoglou

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameOdyssevs•Eskitzoglou
Used nameOdyssevs•Eskitzoglou
Original nameΟδυσσευς•Εσκιτζογλου
Born3 May 1932 in Peiraias (Piraeus) (GRE)
Died26 August 2018
Measurements160 cm / 64 kg
NOC Greece

Biography

Odyssevs Eskitzoglou was a Greek sailor who competed at three Olympic Games: 1960, 1964, 1968 – winning the gold medal in the Dragon Class at Roma in 1960 while sailing alongside Crown Prince Konstantinos. Eskitzoglou first appeared in major national competition at the 1956 Pan-Hellenic Championship in the Lightning class representing the Sailing Club of Piraeus. He was a five-time Greek Champion, and a European Champion.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Sailing GRE Odyssevs Eskitzoglou
Three Person Keelboat, Open (Olympic) Nirefs 1 Gold
1964 Summer Olympics Sailing GRE Odyssevs Eskitzoglou
Three Person Keelboat, Open (Olympic) Proteus II 8
1968 Summer Olympics Sailing GRE Odyssevs Eskitzoglou
Three Person Keelboat, Open (Olympic) Greece 15