Athlete

Dimitri Negroponte

Quick Facts

Intro(1915-1996)
Was Athlete
From Greece
Switzerland
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth 7 April 1915, Lausanne, Switzerland
Death 1996
(aged 80 years)
Star signAries
Family
Children: Nicholas Negroponte

Biography

Dimitrios Negrepontis (25 March 1915 – June 1996), also Dimitrios Ioannis Negrepontis or Dimitri John Negroponte, was the first-ever Greek to participate in the winter Olympics alpine skier, coming from Greek diaspora. He competed in the men’s combined event at the 1936 Winter Olympics.

His son John is an American diplomat and his son Nicholas is a computer scientist.