Greek athlete who broke the Greek 400-meters hurdle record at 47.82 seconds and represented his country at the 2000, 2004, and 2008 Summer Olympics.
He first gained attention with his victory at the 1998 World Junior Championships.
He won the 400-meters hurdles bronze medal at the 2003 Paris World Championships, the 400-meters hurdles gold at the 2006 Göteborg European Championships, and the 4x400-meters relay bronze at the 2013 Mersin Mediterranean Games.
His family was residing in Patras when he was born.
He ran against Angelo Taylor at the 2000 Summer Olympics, who ultimately won the gold.