Alex  Poursanidis
Alex Poursanidis

Paphos, Cyprus

High School:
1st Lyceum of Ethnarch Makariou



2014 SEC Outdoor Champion
2014 First-Team Outdoor All-American

2015: Indoor - Was fourth in the weight after reaching a mark of 66-9.75 at the VT Elite Meet…Finished fourth in the weight throw thanks to his personal-best toss of 68-6 at the SEC Championships.

2014: Outdoor - Named SEC Men's Freshman Field Athlete of the Year...Won his first collegiate outdoor meet after launching his fifth hammer throw 216 feet, 9 inches at the Baldy Castillo Invitational...Left the Florida Relays with a ninth-place finish after his only fair throw measured 204-8...Finished fourth in the hammer with an effort of 211-10 at the Spec Towns Invite...Connected for a personal-best throw of 220-7 for eighth place at the Mt. SAC Relays...Grabbed top collegiate honors (second overall) in the hammer at the Georgia Invite with a throw of 213-3...Won the hammer title at the SEC Championships thanks to a throw measuring 218-4...Finished first at the NCAA East Prelims after his top throw measured a career-best distance of 227-3...Brought a First Team All-America certificate back to Athens after matching his personal record with a 227-3 to take sixth in the hammer at the NCAA Championships.

2014: Indoor - Finished fourth in the weight throw at the Cherry & Silver Invite with a mark of 63 feet, 5 ½ inches...Launched a season-best throw of 64-3 to take second at the VT Elite Meet...Took second at the Texas A&M Invite with a throw of 64-1...Finished sixth at the SEC Championships after launching the weight 63-9.50.

High School: Cyprus record holder in the 4kg, 5kg and the 6kg hammer throws...Took eighth in the 7.26kg hammer at the 2013 European Championships U-23 in Finland with a personal-best throw of 222 feet, 10 inches...Finished fourth at the 2012 World Championships in the 6kg hammer with a top throw of 249-6...Silver medalist after reaching 230-7 in the 5kg hammer at 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore...Won a bronze medal in the 5kg hammer at the 2009 World Gymansiade in Quatar...Coached by Panikos Panagiotou...Also wrestled at his school.

Personal: Born January 23, 1993...Son of Victor Poursanidis and Ellada Paraskevova...Served in the military prior to enrolling at UGA...Majoring in Psychology.

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