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Dimitrios Fylladitakis
 Dimitrios Fylladitakis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chania, Crete, Greece

High School:
4th High School of Chania

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
09/16/1988

04/17/2011

UTEP Invitational. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010 (Junior): Indoor:Claimed the Frank Sevigne Invitational title with a season-best throw of 20.90m (68-07), the toss ranks fifth all-time in UTEP history ... also posted a top finish at the Texas Tech Invitational with a mark of 19.64m (64-05.25) ... qualified for the NCAA Championships where he matched his season best mark for ninth place. Outdoor: Garnered USTFCCCA All-America honors finishing fourth in the hammer throw at the NCAA Championships, 66.77m (219-01) ... had a season-best performance in the hammer throw at the Springtime Invitational claiming the title with a toss of 68.82 (225-09) ... posted top finishes at the UTEP Invitational, 67.72m (222-02) and at the Don Kirby Invitational, 66.23m (217-03) ... took silver at the Texas Relays, 67-08m (220-01), at the Drake Relays, 65.38m (214-06), and at the Conference USA Championships, 65.78m (215-06).

2009 (Sophomore): Indoor:
Silver medalist at the Conference USA Championships with a NCAA provisional distance of 20.02m (65-08.25) in the weight throw ... took first at the Texas Tech Invitational, 20.28m (66-06.50). Outdoor: Earned USTFCCCA All-American Status following a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championships with a distance of 68.04m (223-02) in the hammer throw ... took gold at the NCAA Midwest Regional in the hammer with a mark of 67.27m (220-08) ... claimed the C-USA hammer title with a toss of 66.63m (218-03.25) ... recorded a PR of 68.66m (225-03) for first at the Don Kirby Invitational ... also took gold at the Springtime Invitational with a mark of 66.03m (216-08) ... second at Drake Relays with a throw of 66.23m (217-03) ... posted regional marks in all meets competed.

2008 (Freshman): Indoor:
Began his collegiate career with a first-place finish in the 35-pound weight throw with a mark of 18.72 (61-5) at the Texas Tech Invitational on Jan. 26...finished fourth at the C-USA Championships with a distance throw of 18.26 (59-11) on March 1. Outdoor: Champion in the hammer throw at the UTEP Invitational and Don Kirby Invitational with marks of 61.67 (202-4) and 65.4 (214-7) respectively...took silver at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a throw of 65.38 (214-6) on May 30...also finished second at the C-USA Championships with a season-high throw of 65.65 and at the Springtime Invitational, 61.92 (203-2) on March 29.

Before UTEP: A member of the Greek National Team, placing seventh at the European Junior Championship in July 2007.

Personal: Full name is Dimitrios Fylladitakis ... major is undecided ... son of Nikolaos and Maria Fylladitakis ... has three brothers (Kostas, Stelios and Nektarios Fylladitakis) ... born Sept. 16, 1988, in Chania, Greece.

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