Apostolos Christou

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Apostolos Christou is a competitive swimmer who competes for Greece internationally. 

2016 Olympic Games

At his first Olympics, Christou swam the 100 and 200 back as well as on the 4×100 medley relay. He placed 18th in the 100 (54.12), 24th in the 200 (1:59.78), and the relay placed 15th. 

2018 Mediterranean Games

Christou brought home a serious medal haul from the 2018 Mediterranean games, including 2 golds (100 back, 4×100 medley relay), 1 silver (4×100 free relay), and 2 bronzes (50 back, 200 back).

2018 European Championships

In Glasgow, Christou secured his first major international medal, a bronze in the 100 back with a new personal best of 53.72. In the 200, he placed 5th overall, registering another personal best of 1:57.09 as well as a new Greek record.

2021 European Championships (Budapest, Hungary)

In Budapest, Christou tied with Yohann Ndoye Brouard of France for Bronze in the 100 back at 52.97 after going a PB of 52.77 in the semi-finals. He also placed 4th in the 50 back (24.59).

International Medals

Place Event Year Meet
Bronze 100 Back 2018 European Championships
Bronze 100 Back 2021 European Championships
Silver 50 Back 2014 Youth Olympic Games
Gold 100 Back 2013 World Junior Championships

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
lcm 50 Back 24.49 05/17/21 2021 European Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 100 Back 52.77 05/19/21 2021 European Championships
Budapest, Hungary
lcm 200 Back 1:57.09 08/08/18 2018 European Championships
Glasgow, Scotland