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Periklis Kakousis

Full name: Periklis Kakousis
Original name: Περικλής Κακούσης
Gender: Male
Born: 1879
Affiliations: Panellinios GS, Athina (GRE)
Country: GRE Greece
Sport: Weightlifting, Athletics, Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Periklis Kakousis was twice an Olympic competitor, in 1904 and 1906. In 1904 he won the two-hands weightlifting gold medal, and also competed in tug-of-war with the Panellinios Gymnastikos Syllogos team. In 1906 he again participated in two-hands weightlifting, finishing sixth, and took part in the discus throw in athletics. Kakousis, who was from Aegina, an island in the Saronic Gulf, later settled in the United States where he became a professional wrestler.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer St. Louis Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Pan-Hellenic Athletic Club GRE 5T
1904 Summer St. Louis Weightlifting Men's Unlimited, Two Hands Greece GRE 1 Gold OR
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Men's Unlimited, Two Hands Greece GRE 6
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style Greece GRE AC

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1904 Summer St. Louis Tug-Of-War Pan-Hellenic Athletic Club GRE Round One Match #2 2 1904-08-31 Upshaw (USA) , Seiling (USA) , Rose (USA) , Rodenberg (USA) , Braun (USA) , Metalos (GRE) , Kakousis (GRE) , Georgopoulos (GRE) , Georgantas (GRE) , Dimitrakopoulos (GRE)

Men's Unlimited, Two Hands

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1904 Summer St. Louis Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 1 111.70
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE Final Standings 6 121.5
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE 81.0 kilogrammes 1T o
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE 100.5 kilogrammes 1T o
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE 108.5 kilogrammes 1T o
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE 121.5 kilogrammes 1T o
1906 Summer Athina Weightlifting Greece GRE 129.5 kilogrammes 6 x

Men's Discus Throw, Greek Style

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1906 Summer Athina Athletics Greece Final Standings AC
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