Iordanis Paschalidis


Silver - Catamaran Formula 18, World Championship
Gold - Catamaran Formula 18, World Championship
Gold - Catamaran Tornado, Pan European Championships
Gold - Tornado Catamaran, World Championships
Gold - Catamaran Tornado, Pan European Championships



Personal Information

1 February 1967, Thessaloniki


Trigonis Kostas

My obsession is to stand out at the 2024 Paris Olympics.


Dannyboy, the sailor!

He grew up near the sea. His love for sailing was born when he joined his friends at the sailing club of Kalamaria, where they played with small sailboats.

He tried football and basketball during childhood but excelled in basketball while playing for a children’s team in Kalamaria. His coach thought his height limited his potential and recommended exploring sailing, his passion ever since.

For Iordanis, feeling the sea and the wind is an elixir of life and youth that constantly motivates him to seek new experiences and achievements.

He competes in the Nacra 17 category, widely considered one of the most demanding sailing categories. Dannyboy, as they called him, when not sailing, he likes skiing, trekking, and cycling.

Did You Know?

He has spent 72 hours on a 6-meter board in the Aegean seas in challenging weather conditions.


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