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Angelos
Vlachopoulos
GreeceGreece, GRE
Male
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
28 September 1991
Height
180 cm
Family
Partner Evangelia Platanioti
Residence
Eger, HUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Why this sport?
He liked the team aspect of water polo compared to swimming, as well as the atmosphere and the physicality.
Club / Team
Eger VK: Hungary
Name of coach
Norbert Dabrowski [club]; Thodoris Vlachos [national], GRE
Handedness
Right

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Omisos Polichronopoulos. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic. (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight until the end." (Athlete, 10 Aug 2016)
Famous relatives
His partner Evangelia Platanioti represented Greece in artistic swimming at the Olympic Games in 2012 and 2016. (Evagelia Platanioti Instagram profile, 08 Aug 2018; yupiii.gr, 11 Nov 2017)