Panagiotis Mantis & Pavlos Kagialis

Panagiotis Mantis & Pavlos Kagialis

STATS:

Name: Panagiotis Mantis 

Date of birth: 30th September 1981

Country: Greece

Birth place: Athens, Greece

Other interests: Winter Sports and swimming

Other activities: Open Sea Sailing

 

Name: Pavlos Kagialis

Date of birth: 14th July 1984

Birth place: Thessaloniki, Greece

Other interests: Winter Sports and Windsurf, surf

Other activities: Open Sea Sailing

 

WEBSITE: 

www.mantis-kagialis.gr

 

BIO:

In June 2008 Panagiotis Mantis and Pavlos Kagialis decided to team up. Since then, they are the first National team crew to have participated in many competitions all over the world. Their private trainer is Thanassis Pahoumas, ex-champion in the  470 and 49er categories. The crew currently hold 1st place in Greek ranking and 3rd place in the World Cup. They aim to reach Rio 2016 Olympic Games, after returning from England with a medal.

 

Panagiotis Mantis:


Panagiotis entered the Sailing world at the young age of 8 in the Optimist category at Tzitzifies Kallithea Sailing Group (N.O.T.K). In the “little giants” category, he managed to win several medals in many sailing club competitions. In 1994, he transferred to the Piraeus Sailing Group (Ι.Ο.Π). After the Optimist category, he was actively involved in the 420 category where he became a Greek Champion. In 2001 he started sailing in the 470 Olympic category, This was the start of an amazing career in sailing, with the Gold Medal in the World Championship in Istanbul in men’s category.The following year, in 2002, he won the World Championship again! From 2003 onwards he has participated in all international competitions and events and he is considered as one of the most talented and experienced yachtsmen of 470 category.Now a member of the National and Pre-Olympic team.

Pavlos Kagialis:

Pavlos entered the Sailing world at the age of 7, in the Optimist Category of his Sailing Club PortoKarra (N.O.O.K). He quickly developed a talent, allowing him to join “children” the national team at the age of 12. He naturally progressed to sailing in both 420 and 470 categories at Thessaloniki Sailing Club. Competing in national championships one after and participating in every category. After becoming a member of the National Team in many categories, and having a 3rd European Victory in the 470 Young Mens category. In 2003 he moved to Athens for more intense training conditions. Today, he is an athlete of the Sailing Group of Vouliagmeni’s habitants (Ν.Ο.Κ.Β)

 

COMP RESULTS:

Panagiotis Mantis :

2008: 3rd Place Barcelona Week category 470 Men

2007: 3rd Place Semaine Olympique Francaise category 470 Men

2007: 1st Place Athens Eurolymp Week category 470 Men

2006: 1st Place Athens Eurolymp Week category 470 Men

2005: 1st Place Balkan Championship category 470 Men

2004: 2nd Place Greek Championship category 470 Men

2003: 1st Place Balkan Championship category 470 Men

2002: 5th Place European Championship category 470 Young Men

2002: 1st Place Word Championship category 470 Young Men

2001: 1st Place World Championship Category 470 Young Men

 

Pavlos Kagialis :

2008: 2nd Place Barcelona Week category 470 Men

2007: 1st Place Balkan Championship category 470 Men

2007: 2nd Place Barcelona Week category 470 Men

2007: 2nd Place Spring Cup category 470 Men

2006: 1st Place Greek Championship category 470 Men

2006: 3rd Place Athens Eurolymp Week category 470 Men

2005: 1st Place Athens Eurolymp Week category 470 Men

2005: 1st Place Greek Championship category 470 Men

2004: 1st Place Greek Championship cat. 470 Young Men

2003: 1st Place Greek Championship cat. 470 Young Men

 

Joint Competitions/ Achievements:

Important Ranking and Victories for 2012

  • 10th Place World Championship 470 Men (BARCELONA)
  • 6th Place Competition Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia, Mallorca
  • 6th Place Semaine Olympique Francaise, Hyeres
  • 1st Victory Athens Eurolymp Week, Athens
  • 6th Victory Rolex OCR, Miami
  • 1st Victory Alexander the Great Cup, Thessaloniki



Important Ranking and Victories for 2011

  • 7th Place World Championship 470 Men (PERTH)
  • 3rd Place SKANDIA Sail For Gold, Weymouth
  • 4th Place Delta Lloyd regatta, Medemblik
  • 8th Place Semaine Olympique Francaise, Hyeres
  • 7th Place στο Spring Cup, Toulon
  • 5th Place Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia Competition, Mallorca
  • 8th Place North America Championship, Miami
  • 1st Victory Athens Eurolymp Week, Athens
  • 11th place Rolex OCR, Miami
  • 2nd Place Alexander the Great Cup, Thessaloniki

Important Ranking and Victories for 2010

  • 1st Victory European Championship 470 Men
  • 5th Victory World Championship 470 Men
  • 1st Victory Gran Canaria Cup
  • 4th Place in Kiel National Week (Kiel Woche) category 470 Men
  • 16th Place Delta Lloyd Regatta, Medemblik
  • 11th Place Semaine Olympique Francaise, Hyeres
  • 16th Place Trofeo SAR Princess Sofia, Mallorca
  • 7th Place Miami Rolex OCR, Miami
  • 3rd Victory Athens Eurolymp Week, Athens
  • 1st Victory Alexander the Great Cup, Thessaloniki


Important Ranking and Victories for 2009

  • 10th Place World Championship category 470 Men
  • 6th Place in European Championship category 470 Men
  • 7th Place in Mediterranean Competition category 470 Men
  • 4th Place Princess Sofia Mapfre Trophy Competition
  • 1st Victory in Greek Championship 470 Men
  • 1st Victory Athens Eurolymp Week
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