1999 The best moments in my Water ski career:
I was invited to work as trainer of the Greece national Water ski team. In this period, members of the national team which I have trained, established six national records and one European record among the dauphin boys in slalom.
European Under 21 Water Ski Championships Lac du Der, France 05-08 August 1999
At the European Championships under 21 years, in France, Greek national team has won a bronze medal. The skier from Greece, Maria Vibranietsova has won the gold medal in jumping among the women with 38,4m, George Hatzis has won two bronze medals in slalom with 2/58/11.25 in jumping he did his personal best in preliminary round with 60,2m and in overall George got 3rd place.
European Junior Water ski Championships, Agrinio, Greece 8-12 September 1999
At the junior and dauphin European Water ski Championships in Greece, the Greece dauphin's team has won the silver medal. The Greece junior's team has won the bronze medal, and the Greece team of juniors and dauphins, has won the silver medal. In personal results, the members of the Greece national team, have won 4 medals. Two gold medals in slalom and overall has won Flora Liakou, among the junior girls. Among the dauphin boys, Ioannis Liakos has won the second place in overall and third place in slalom. At the preliminary round in slalom he has established an European Record among dauphin boys, with the result 2/55/11.25