KONTIDES Pavlos

11 Feb 1990
31
Male
1.83/6'0''
LIMASSOL
 
Cyprus
LIMASSOL
 
Cyprus

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
SAL Sailing Men's One Person Dinghy - Laser 4

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Kamakura
Finished
Enoshima
Finished
Followed by
Enoshima
Finished
Fujisawa
Finished
Followed by
Fujisawa
Finished
Followed by
Fujisawa
Finished
Fujisawa
Finished
Followed by
Fujisawa
Finished
Enoshima
Finished
Followed by
Enoshima
Finished
Enoshima
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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Olympic Games
RankEventYearLocation
2Laser2012London, GBR
7Laser2016Rio de Janeiro, BRA
13Laser2008Beijing, CHN

World Championships
RankEventYearLocation
1Laser2018Aarhus, DEN
10Laser2014Santander, ESP
10Laser2011Fremantle, WA, AUS
62Laser2007Cascais, POR

Class World Championships
RankEventYearLocation
1Laser2017Split, CRO
2Laser2013Muscat, OMA
12Laser2020Melbourne, VIC, AUS
18Laser2019Sakaiminato, JPN

Class European Championships
RankEventYearLocation
1Laser2018La Rochelle, FRA
3Laser2017Barcelona, ESP
4Laser2019Porto, POR
16Laser2020Gdansk, POL

World Cup
RankEventYearLocation
1Laser2020Enoshima, JPN
1Laser2017Hyeres, FRA
1Laser2016Melbourne, VIC, AUS
2Laser2019Genoa, ITA
2Laser2018Gamagori, JPN
2Laser2017Miami, FL, USA
2Laser2016Qingdao, CHN
6Laser2018Hyeres, FRA
7Laser2017Santander, ESP
11Laser2018Miami, FL, USA
14Laser2019Enoshima, JPN
16Laser2021Medemblik, NED
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Athlete
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Maritime Studies - University of Southampton, Great Britain
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English, Greek
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Limassol Nautical Club [Cyprus]
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In 2011 he slipped in the shower after training and fractured his arm. He continued to go to the gym twice a day with a cast on. (pavloskontides.com.cy, 16 Jan 2013)

In 2010 he was diagnosed with a herniated disc and was advised to quit sailing. However, he continued changing doctors until he found one who told him he could carry on. His rehabilitation included exercises to strengthen his core muscles and protect his back. (pavloskontides.com.cy, 16 Jan 2013)
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He first tried sailing at age nine. He began taking the sport more seriously at age 14. (pavloskontides.com.cy, 14 Jun 2015; sailing.org, 12 Jun 2012)
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His father enjoyed sailing and encouraged him to try the sport. (sailing.org, 12 Jun 2012)
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To compete at the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games. (tokyo2020.org, 19 May 2020)
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Brazilian sailor Robert Scheidt. (sailing.org, 12 Jun 2012)
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"The impossible is something you only have in mind. Your mind is the biggest barrier, but once you understand it, it can become your biggest weapon and your biggest ally." (actioninsports.com, 31 Oct 2018)
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He was named 2018 World Sailor of the Year at the World Sailing Awards. (sailing.org, 09 Jan 2019)

He was named 2018 Cypriot Athlete of the Year by the Cyprus Sports Writers Union. It was the sixth time he had won the award in seven years. (sailing.org, 09 Jan 2019)

He was the flag bearer for Cyprus at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (tokyo2020.org, 19 May 2020)
Legend
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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