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Ioannis Mitropoulos : biography

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Ioannis Mitropoulos (1874 – after 1896) was a Greek gymnast. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Mitropoulos competed in both the individual and team events of the parallel bars, and the individual rings event. In the rings event, he gave Greece its first gold medal in gymnastics. He did not win a medal in the individual parallel bars event, though his ranking is unknown. In the team event, Mitropoulos was a member of the Ethnikos Gymnastikos Syllogos team that placed third of the three teams in the event, giving him a bronze medal.

Category:1874 births Category:Gymnasts at the 1896 Summer Olympics Category:Greek artistic gymnasts Category:Olympic gold medalists for Greece Category:Olympic bronze medalists for Greece Category:Olympic gymnasts of Greece Category:Year of death missing Category:Olympic medalists in gymnastics

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