180 lb (82 kg)
| 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
| January 20, 1982 (age 35)
Thessaloniki, Greece (1982-01-20) |
Charalambis "Charis" Markopoulos (alternate spellings: Charalambos, Haris) (Greek: Χαραλάμπης "Χάρης" Μαρκόπουλος; born January 20, 1982) is a former Greek professional basketball player, and a current professional basketball coach. His father, Soulis Markopoulos, is also a professional basketball coach and former professional basketball player.
Charis Markopoulos Wikipedia
Markopoulos played professional basketball with the Greek top-tier level Greek Basket League clubs Iraklis, Makedonikos, and PAOK. He also played in the European 2nd-tier level, FIBA Saporta Cup competition, and in the European top-tier level, FIBA SuproLeague competition, as a member of Iraklis.
His basketball playing career ended prematurely, due to complications from a severe broken leg injury, that he suffered while with Makedonikos.
Markopoulos was a member of the junior national teams of Greece. With Greece's junior national team, he won the bronze medal at the 2000 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. He averaged 13.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game at the tournament.
He also won the silver medal at the 2000 Albert Schweitzer Tournament, where he was named to the All-Tournament Team, and was also named the MVP of the tournament.
Markopoulos became the head coach of the Greek Basket League club Koroivos in 2014. In 2016, he became the head coach of the Greek club Doxa Lefkadas.