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Anavryta School, Athens (Greece); Graduate of three military academies; Faculty of Law at the University of Athens (Greece); postgraduate studies in modern European History at Cambridge University (Great Britain)
Olympic sailing champion (Dragon) at the Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome 1960; winner of various sailing contests in Greece and abroad
Honorary president of the NOC; Honorary President of the International Olympic Academy; Honorary President of the Royal Greek Yachting Association; Honorary President of World Sailing (WS) (1994-); Patron of the “Pwllheli” Sailing Club, the Gstaad Sailing Club and the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM)
Founder (1966), Patron and President of “Round Square”, an international group of more than 72 schools from the five continents; Founder (1980) of the Hellenic College of London (Great Britain)
International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Beppe Croce Trophy (2010)
Member of the IOC from 1963 to 1974; Honorary Member since 1974; member of the Commission for the International Olympic Academy (1967-1973)