Panagiotis Mantis

Team:  NESPRESSO VMG TEAM
Panagiotis Mantis
Greek
Athens
30/09/1981
NESPRESSO VMG TEAM


Crew:

Pavlos Kagialis

Nikos Papageorgiou

Paleras Andreas

Athletic Activity: He entered the Sailing world at the age of 8 y.o in the Optimist category of Tzitzifies Kallithea Sailing Group (N.O.T.K). In this “little giants” category, he managed to win several medals in many sailing club competitions. In 1994, he transfers to the Piraeus Sailing Group (Ι.Ο.Π). After the Optimist category, he is actively involved in 420 category where he becomes a Greek Champion. Afterwards, in 2001, in 470 Olympic category, he starts his amazing career with the Gold Medal in the World Championship in Istanbul in men’s category. Next year, in 2002, he manages to win again the Word Championship and elevates the Greek flag at the highest top! From 2003 and on, in men’s category, he has participated in all international competitions and events and he is considered as one of the most talented and experienced yachtsman of 470 category. All these years, he is a member of the National and Pre-Olympic team. In 2016 he wins the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics with Pavlos Kagialis at the 470 men category.