Igor Apostolidis

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GreeceGreece  Igor Apostolidis Ice hockey player
Date of birth 15th September 1969
size 180 cm
Weight 90 kg
position striker
Shot hand Right
Career stations
1997-2000 EK Zell am See
2000-2001 EHC Montafon
2001-2002 Deggendorfer EC
2002-2004 ESC Erfurt
2004-2008 EC SV Spittal / Drau
2008-2010 Iptameni Pagodromi Athens

Igor Apostolidis ( Greek Ιγόρ Αποστολίδης , born September 15, 1969 ) is a former Greek ice hockey player and later coach, who played most of his career in lower-class clubs in German-speaking countries, but was also twice Greek champion with Iptameni Pagodromi Athens .


Igor Apostolidis began his career as an ice hockey player in Austria at EK Zell am See , for which he played in the second-class national league for three years . After a year with the league competitor EHC Montafon , he moved to Germany in 2001, where he first played for a year at Deggendorfer EC in the major league . After the Niederbayern had to stop playing for financial reasons, he played the following two years at ESC Erfurt in the Regionalliga Ost . In 2004 he returned to Austria, where he was active at EC SV Spittal / Drau until 2008 , with whom he was promoted to the third-class league in 2007 . From 2008 to 2010 he played for the Greek record champions Iptameni Pagodromi Athens in the Greek ice hockey league . With the club he won the Greek championship title in 2009 and 2010. After winning the second title, he ended his active career at the age of 40.


With the men's national team , Apostolidis initially took part in the D-World Championship in 1999 . After a nine-year break, he played in the qualification in 2008, when he played a major role in reaching the World Cup as the tournament's top scorer, and then also in the Division III World Championship and again in Division III in 2009 .


After his active career, Apostolidis started working as a coach and was the head coach of the Greek national team from 2010 to 2013 . Since 2017 he has been the assistant coach of the U16 team at the Czech HC Kometa Brno .

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