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ⓘ Georgios Simiriotis was a Greek tennis player, who won a silver medal in the mixed doubles event at the 1906 Intercalated Games. He also won multiple Panhelleni ..




                                     

ⓘ Georgios Simiriotis

Georgios Simiriotis was a Greek tennis player, who won a silver medal in the mixed doubles event at the 1906 Intercalated Games. He also won multiple Panhellenic Tennis Championship events in 1906 and 1908.

                                     

1. Career

At the 1906 Intercalated Games, Simiriotis competed with Sofia Marinou in the mixed doubles tennis event. They lost to eventual winners Max and Marie Decugis, and were awarded a silver medal. In the mens doubles event, Simiriotis and Nikolaos Zarifis finished fourth, after losing their semi final match to Ioannis Ballis and Xenophon Kasdaglis. In the mens singles event, he lost his quarter final match to Gerard Scheurleer. Simiriotis also took part in one of the fencing competitions at the Games.

Simiriotis won the singles event at the 1906 and 1908 Panhellenic Tennis Championships. He also won the mens doubles event at the 1906 Championships alongside Dimitrios Syriotis, and in 1908 alongside Ioannis Ketseas. He won the mixed doubles event at the 1906 Championships alongside Lena Paspati Greek: Λένα Πασπάτη, and in 1908 alongside Sofia Marinou.

                                     

2. Personal life

Simiriotis mother descended from the family of Georgios Zariphis. His sister Esmee Simirioti also competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games in tennis, winning the Womens singles event. It is believed that Simiriotis was also related to Sofia Marinou.

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