Alex Poursanidis
Alex  Poursanidis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Paphos, Cyprus

High School:
1st Lyceum of Ethnarch Makariou

Height:
6-2

Event:
Throws

04/07/2017

Dogs Complete Day One Of Spec Towns Meet

Dogs Complete Day One Of Spec Towns Meet

03/11/2017

Bulldog Track Makes History To Start NCAAs

Bulldog Track Makes History To Start NCAAs

03/11/2017

Dogs Post Best Combined Finish At NCAA Indoors

Dogs Post Best Combined Finish At NCAA Indoors

02/24/2017

Highlights Abound For Track At SEC Championships

Highlights Abound For Track At SEC Championships

02/16/2017

Track & Field Sends Small Group To Clemson

06/11/2015

NCAA Track & Field Championships - Day One

NCAA Track & Field Championships - Day One

Career Bests
(I) (O)
Weight 68-8.00 ---
Hammer --- 229-11

2014, 2015 SEC Outdoor Champion
2014 NCAA First Team Outdoor All-American
2015-16 NCAA Second Team Outdoor All-American

2016: Outdoor - Won the Yellow Jacket Invite after reaching 225 feet, 9 inches in the hammer throw...Hit a season-best mark of 229-11 to finish second at the Florida Relays...Won the Spec Towns Invite after his top hammer attempt traveled 222-4...Finished with runner-up honors at the SEC Championships thanks to an effort of 225-4...Advanced to Nationals after his NCAA Prelims’ performance included a hammer throw of 220-11 for seventh place...Earned Second Team All-America honors by one spot after taking ninth (225-10). Indoor - Opened his season with a win in the IceBreaker Challenge with a weight throw of 65-3.50...Threw the weight 64 feet, 3 inches for third place at McCracy Memorial...Placed fourth at the Razorback Invite (61-8.50)...Took second place at the Samford open with a then season-best throw of 67-00.75...Finished with runner-up honors at the SEC Championships with a personal-best toss of 68-8.00. 2015: Outdoor - Won the season-opening Georgia Relays (219 feet, 10 inches), the Florida Relays (a personal-best 229-11), the Spec Towns Invite (220-3) and the Georgia Invite (222-3) in the hammer throw during the regular season...Won his second consecutive SEC title after reaching 223-10 at the conference meet...Qualified for the NCAA Championships with a mark of 219-2 at the NCAA East Prelims for fourth...Earned Second Team All-America honors with a ninth-place finish (223-5) at the NCAA Championships. 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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    Thursday, May 25
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    Lexington, Ky.
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    at NCAA Outdoor Championships
    Eugene, Ore.
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