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Vasilios Sillis

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameVasilios•Sillis
Used nameVasilios•Sillis
Original nameΒασίλιος•Σίλλης
Born9 March 1929 in Athina (Athens) (GRE)
Died5 January 2018
Measurements181 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsAE Pagratiou
NOC Greece

Biography

Vasilios Sillis was a long sprinter who competed in the 200 and 400 metres at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, and then returned eight years later to run the 400 and 4x400 relay at the 1960 Roma Olympics. Syllis won a gold medal with the Greek 4x400 relay team at the 1959 Mediterranean Games, adding a bronze in the 400 metres. Syllis set seven Greek records in the 400 between 1952 and 1962, finishing with his PB of 47.7 in 1962.

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.9 (1961); 400 – 47.7 (1962).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics GRE Vasilios Sillis
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h10 r1/4
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h4 r1/4
800 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Greece DNS
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Greece DNS
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics GRE Vasilios Sillis
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h7 r1/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Greece AC h3 r1/3

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