Antonios Karyofyllis

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Other
Full nameAntonios•Karyofyllis
Used nameAntonios•Karyofyllis
Original nameΑντώνηος•Καρυοφύλλης
Born1904 in Athina (Athens), Attiki (GRE)
AffiliationsPanathinaikos, Athina (GRE)
NOC Greece


Greek track and field athlete Antonios Karyofyllis represented Panathinaikos where he specialised in the high jump. Karyofyllis was the Panhellenic champion in the event on four occasions (1924–26, 1928). At the 1924 Paris Olympics he finished in 19th place with a best clearance of 1.70 metres. Four years later at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics Karyofyllis again finished in 19th place, this time with a height of 1.77 metres. For the Amsterdam Games he was also the flag bearer for Greece at the Opening Ceremony. His brother Ioannis also competed at the Olympics in the high jump.

Personal Best: HJ – 1.85 (1928).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics GRE Antonios Karyofyllis
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Greece DNS
High Jump, Men (Olympic) =19
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics GRE Antonios Karyofyllis
High Jump, Men (Olympic) =19 r1/2

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1928 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony GRE Antonios Karyofyllis

Olympic family relations