|Full name Christos Volikakis|
Height 1.71 m
Rider type Sprinter
Weight 83 kg
|Name Christos Volikakis|
Disciplines Track cycling
Siblings Zafeiris Volikakis
|Born 25 March 1988 (age 27) Volos, Greece (1988-03-25)|
Christos Volikakis (born 25 March 1988 in Volos) is a Greek track cyclist. He is the current leader of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics 2011–2012 in Keirin.
Christos volikakis vs the russian 200m
Christos Volikakis is a Greek track cyclist, the most successful of the 2000s, particularly in the speed disciplines. In 2005, as a junior, he became Greek champion in three track discipline (speed, team sprint and team pursuit) and won a title on the road (team time trial).
In 2005, he became the World Champion in keirin at the UCI Juniors Track World Championships in Vienna. He also won two medals at the Junior European Championships 2006 and 2007. In 2007, he won two championship events at the Athens Open, in keirin and team sprint.
At the 2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester, he finished third in the keirin and took the bronze medal.
Between 2006 and 2011, he won eleven national titles.
He won the 2nd place in Keirin at the UCI Track World Cup 2007–2008 in Los Angeles,USA
In 2008 he represented Greece at the Beijing Olympics in the men's keirin.
He won the gold medal in keirin at the UCI Track World Cup 2011–2012 in Astana, Kazakhstan.
He has also won the silver medal in keirin at the European Elite Track Championship 2011 that was held in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
In 2012, he again competed in the Olympics, in the men's keirin. He competed in the same event at the 2016 Olympics.