Sokratis LAGOUDAKIS

France FRA

Athletics

  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Athens 1896
Olympic Results

Biography

Sokratis LAGOUDAKIS

Lagoudakis, who fought in the Cretan Revolution of 1889, was a medic in the 1897 Greco-Turkish war. He later went to Egypt to combat leprosy, and infected himself with the desease in order to study it better. He became known as "the man who never shook hands", and eventually died of the disease he tried to cure but only at the age of 82.

Personal Best: Mar – unknown.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Athens 1896

#9
Marathon
Marathon Athletics