Spyros Capralos reelected President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 19:09

Spyros Capralos is reelected President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee for a third four-year term. Mr. Capralos got 14 votes out of 14 voters.

During his speech after the election Mr. Capralos said: “I would like to thank you for showing trust in me electing me President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee for the third time. It is not a personal victory of Spyros Capralos, it is a victory of the Greek sport, victory of our athletes, who in difficult times, fought hard and starred at the Rio Olympics. We will continue together for the benefit of the Greek sport."

Since its foundation, Presidents of the HOC have been:
Crown Prince Constantine(1894-1912)
King Constantine (1913)
Crown Prince George (1914-1917)
Miltiadis Negrepontis (1918-1920)
Crown Prince George (1921-1922)
King George B’ (1922-1923)
George Averoff (1924-30/4/1930)
Ioannis Drosopoulos (1/5/1930-1936)
Crown Prince Paul (1936-1948)
King Paul (1948-1952)
Kostas Georgakopoulos and Ioannis Ketseas (1953-1954)
Crown Prince Constantine (1955-1964)
Crown Princess Irene (1965-1968)
Theodosios Papathanasiadis (1969-1973)
Spyridon Vellianitis (31/1/1973-1974)
Apostolos Nikolaidis (30/8/1974-1976)
Georgios Athanasiadis (1976-1983)
Aggelos Lempesis (14/4/1983-1984)
Lambis Nikolaou (1985-1988 and 1989-1992)
Antonios Tzikas (1993-1996)
Lambis Nikolaou (1997-2000 and 2001-2004)
Minos X. Kyriakou (2004-2009)
Spyros Capralos (2009 - today)