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Ioannis Malokinis

Full name: Ioannis Malokinis
Original name: Ιωάννης Μαλοκίνης
Gender: Male
Born: 1880 in Piraeus, Attiki, Greece
Died: 1942
Affiliations: Spetses-Hydra
Country: GRE Greece
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Malokinis was the winner of what may be the most obscure Olympic event ever. His victory came in the 100 m freestyle swimming for sailors, which was only open to Greek sailors from navy ships harboured at Piraeus. The 16-year-old Malokinis, enlisted on the Hydra, won by defeating his two compatriots, but his winning time was over a full minute slower than Hajós in the normal 100 m freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer Athina Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle For Sailors Greece GRE 1 Gold OR

Men's 100 metres Freestyle For Sailors

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1896 Summer Athina Swimming Greece Final 1 OR 2:20.4
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