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Athlitikos Syllogos Aris (Greek: Αθλητικός Σύλλογος Άρης, Athletic Club Aris or Athletic Club Aris Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
in other documents) officially A.C. Aris Thessaloniki,[1] is a major Greek multi-sport club founded on 25 March 1914 in Thessaloniki. The club's colours are yellow or gold of glory and black. The club is named after Ares, the ancient Greek God of War, but also associated with courage and masculinity, inspired by the successful military operations of the Kingdom of Greece
Greece
during the Balkan Wars, and the liberation of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
in 1912 from the Ottoman empire. Its image (as depicted in the Ludovisi Ares) is portrayed on the club's emblem. Nicknamed God of War, Aris was one of the strongest Greek clubs during the Interwar period
Interwar period
with champion teams in football, basketball and water polo. Until nowadays maintains a remarkable tradition in basketball, while "established" the sport in the country with the great star player Nikos Galis
Nikos Galis
and the team of the '80s, which was voted as the best Greek team of the 20th century.

Contents

1 Departments 2 Honours

2.1 Football 2.2 Basketball 2.3 Volleyball 2.4 Waterpolo 2.5 Weightlifting 2.6 Ice Hockey 2.7 Korfball 2.8 Ball Hockey 2.9 Roller Hockey 2.10 Swimming 2.11 Boxing 2.12 Athletics

3 Anthem 4 Notable athletes 5 European honours of team sports 6 Notable supporters 7 AC Αris Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
Presidents 8 Gallery 9 See also 10 References 11 External links

Departments[edit] Aris is considered to be one of the most important Greek sport clubs and today maintains departments in many sports, including:

Aris FC - Football Aris BC
Aris BC
- Basketball Aris Volleyball Club
Aris Volleyball Club
- Volleyball Aris Water Polo
Water Polo
- Water Polo Aris Baseball
Baseball
- Baseball Aris Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey
- Ice Hockey

Honours[edit] Football[edit] Main article: Aris Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
F.C.

3 Panhellenic Championship: 1928, 1932, 1946

Runner-up : 1930, 1933, 1980

1 Greek Cup: 1970

Runner-up : 1932, 1933, 1940, 1950, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010

1 Greater Greece
Greece
Cup: 1971

Basketball[edit] Main article: Aris B.C.

10 Greek Championships: 1930, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991

Runner-up: 1980, 1984

8 Greek Cups: 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1998, 2004

Runner-up: 1984, 2003, 2005, 2014, 2017

1 EuroCup Challenge: 2003 1 Korać Cup: 1997 1 FIBA
FIBA
European Cup: 1993

Volleyball[edit] Main article: Aris Volleyball
Volleyball
Club

1 Greek Championship: 1997 1 Greek Super Cup: 1998

Waterpolo[edit] Main article: Aris Water Polo
Water Polo
Club

4 Greek Championships: 1928, 1929, 1930, 1932

Weightlifting[edit]

2 Greek championships, Women: 1994, 1995

Ice Hockey[edit] Main article: Aris Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey
Club

4 Greek Championships: 1989, 1990, 1991, 2011

Korfball[edit]

1 Greek Championship:2007 1 Greek Cup: 2007 1 'Beach Korfball Championship: 2008

Ball Hockey[edit]

1 Greek Championship: 2009

Roller Hockey[edit]

1 Greek Championship:2009 3 Greek Cups: 2007, 2008, 2009 1 Balkan Cup: 2009

Swimming[edit]

1 Greek Championship, Women: 1994

Boxing[edit]

1 Greek Championship, Men: 1972

Athletics[edit]

1 Greek Indoor Championship, Women: 1991 1 Greek Cup, Women: 1988 2 Greek Cross Country Championship, Women: 1961, 1962

Anthem[edit]

Emilios Riadis

See also footnote[2][3][4]

The hymn of Aris or Aris Niketes ( Ares
Ares
Victorious) is the anthem of the club. It was written in 1926. The lyrics were written by Georgios Kitsos and the music by Secondo Poselli. The orchestration was made by the famous classic composer Emilios Riadis. Notable athletes[edit]

Football: Nikolaos Aggelakis, Kostas Vikelidis, Nikiphoros Vikelidis, Nikos Kitsos, Argyris Argyriadis, Kleanthis Vikelidis, Kostas Veliadis, Manolis Keramidas, Takis Loukanidis, Alketas Panagoulias, Konstantinos Drampis, Giorgos Zindros, Stelios Papafloratos, Theodoros Pallas, Alekos Alexiadis, Dinos Kouis, Apostolos Liolidis, Traianos Dellas, Angelos Charisteas, Avraam Papadopoulos, Sergio Koke, Vangelis Platellas

Basketball: Manthos Matthaiou, Faidon Matthaiou, Anestis Petalidis, Michalis Romanidis, Vangelis Alexandris, Charis Papageorgiou, Nikos Filippou, Stojko Vranković, Vassilis Lipiridis, Lefteris Subotić, Giannis Ioannidis, Panagiotis Giannakis, Nikos Galis, Miroslav Pecarski, Roy Tarpley, Harold Ellis, Walter Berry, José Ortiz, Charles Shackleford, Dinos Angelidis, Panagiotis Liadelis, Giorgos Sigalas, Will Solomon, Nestoras Kommatos, Jeremiah Massey, Bryant Dunston, Kostas Sloukas, Kostas Papanikolaou, Sasha Vezenkov

Volleyball: Lyubomir Ganev, Plamen Konstantinov, Michalis Alexandropoulos, Giannis Melkas, Thanassis Moustakidis, Dimitris Modiotis, Kostas Prousalis, Nikos Smaragdis, Riley Salmon, Clayton Stanley

Water polo: Stelios Dimitriou, Agisilaos Zografos, Fotis Zografos

European honours of team sports[edit]

Wrestling Ares, emblem of the club

Season Basketball Volleyball Roller Hockey

1979–80

1980–81

1984–85 FIBA
FIBA
Korać Cup Semi-finals

1987–88 Euroleague 4th place

1988–89 Euroleague 3rd place

1989–90 Euroleague 4th place

1990–91

1992–93 FIBA
FIBA
Saporta Cup Winners CEV Cup Semi-finals

1993–94 FIBA
FIBA
Saporta Cup Semi-finals

1994–95

CEV Cup Semi-finals

1996–97 FIBA
FIBA
Korać Cup Winners

1997–98

1998–99 FIBA
FIBA
Saporta Cup Semi-finals

2000–01

2002–03 FIBA
FIBA
EuroCup Challenge Winners

2003–04

2005–06 Eurocup Final

2008–09

Balkan Cup Winners

Notable supporters[edit]

Anthimos Ananiadis, actor Yiannis Boutaris, politician Spyros Charitatos, journalist Konstantinos Gioulekas, politician Giannis Ioannidis, politician Sotiris Kalyvatsis, actor Vladimiros Kyriakidis, actor Zoe Laskari, actress Katerina Laspa, TV hostess Michalis Leanis, journalist

Renia Louizidou, actor Nikos Makropoulos, singer Marinella, singer Antypas (Masloumidis), singer Michalis Mitrousis, actor Alexandros Nikolaidis, Olympic medalist Elena Papadimitriou, journalist Vasilis Papageorgopoulos, politician Emilios Riadis, composer Akis Sakellariou, actor

Margaritis Schinas, politician Panagiotis Spyrou, cardiac surgeon Katerina Stanisi, singer Thanasis Tsaltabasis, actor Vassilis Tsitsanis, composer Vasilis Tsivilikas, actor

AC Αris Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
Presidents[edit]

 

Name Years

1914-16 Minos Kydonakis

1916-23 Dimitris Ioannidis

1923-28 Lefteris Iliadis

1928-30 Giannis Angelou

1930-31 Lefteris Iliadis

1931-34 Petros Louvaris

1934-35 Nikos Kasapis

1935-36 Lefteris Iliadis

1936-37 Giorgos Paraskevaidis

1937-38 Panagiotis Kosmatopoulos

1938-41 Manthos Matthaiou

1945-46 Giannis Angelou

1946-47 Stelios Kazantzis

1947-52 Giannis Angelou

1952-53 Grigoris Chatziantoniou

1953-54 Elias Oplopoios

1954-55 Giannis Angelou

1955-57 Stergios Jiuvanakis

1957-58 Giannis Angelou

1958-59 Grigoris Chatziantoniou

1959-60 Giannis Cholevas

1960-62 Nikiphoros Vikelidis

1962-63 Stergios Jiuvanakis

1963-64 Giannis Cholevas

1964-67 Giorgos Grigoriadis

1967-69 Kostas Vikelidis

1969-72 Nikos Kampanis

1972-73 Menelaos Chatzigeorgiou

1973-74 Nikos Kampanis

1974-75 Giorgos Grigoriadis

1975-76 Nikos Kampanis

 

Name Years

1977-79 Apostolos Georgiadis

1979-81 Dimitris Souliadis

1981-83 Evangelos Mellisaris

1983-90 Akis Michailidis

1990-92 Akis Michailidis, Panagiotis Spyrou

1992-93 Lefteris Chatzopoulos

1993-95 Athanasios Papavasileiou

1995-96 Athanasios Adamopoulos

1996-98 Lefteris Chatzopoulos

1998-00 Giannis Chortis

2000-01 Theodoros Athanasiadis

2001-03 Michalis Zorpidis

2003-06 Nikitas Matthaiou

2006-14 Nikos Papadopoulos

2014 Charis Papageorgiou

2014-15 Tasos Economou

2015- Giannis Psifidis

Gallery[edit] Football

Aris, 1923

The team of 1930-31 season

The champion team of 1932

Nikolaos Aggelakis

Alketas Panagoulias

Traianos Dellas

Angelos Charisteas

Héctor Cúper

Sergio Koke

Basketball

Faidon Matthaiou, the Patriarch of the Greek basketball

Dušan Ivković

Vangelis Alexandris

Giannis Ioannidis

Panagiotis Giannakis

Jose Ortiz

Kostas Sloukas

Kostas Papanikolaou

Aleksandar Vezenkov

See also[edit]

Aris Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
F.C. Aris B.C. Aris Volleyball
Volleyball
Club Aris Baseball
Baseball
Club Aris Water Polo
Water Polo
Club

References[edit]

^ fibaeurope.com A.C. ARIS THESSALONIKI ^ http://www.macedoniaontheweb.com/forum/macedonian-culture-music/5761-aris-thessaloniki-club-song-written-march-1914-a.html ^ http://ultradownloads.uol.com.br/download/Hino-do-Aris/ ^ http://esporte.hsw.uol.com.br/aris2.htm

External links[edit]

Official website

Press

All about Aris (in Greek)

Fans

Super3 Official website Ierolohites Official website Official website of "ARIS Members Society"

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Aris Thessaloniki

Founded in March 25, 1914 – Based in Thessaloniki

Professional departments

Aris F.C. Aris B.C. Aris V.C.

Amateur departments

Women's football Women's basketball Women's volleyball Men's handball Women's handball Water polo Baseball Ice hockey Korfball Softball Athletics Wrestling Cycling Swimming Judo Boxing Chess

Inactive departments

Weightlifting

Facilities

Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium Aris Sports Center Alexandreio Melathron Poseidoneio Hall

Athletes

Football Basketball Volleyball Water polo Handball Baseball

Coaches

Football Basketball Volleyball Water polo Handball Baseball

Rivalries

Derby of Northern Greece Derby of Northern Greece
Greece
(basketball)

Supporters

Aris Members' Society

Related

Aris Basketball
Basketball
Museum Hymn of Aris Thessaloniki Ares Ludovisi Ares

Website AC Aris Thessaloniki

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A2 Ethniki Handball 2017–2018

1st Group

Aris Nikaias ESN Vrilissia Esperos Kallitheas AO Nireus OF Neas Ionias Olympiacos Keratsiniou Kentavros Agrias Leonidas Agion Anargyron Ionikos Nea Philadelfia Poseidon Loutrakiou Acadimia Patras

2nd Group

Phaeax Kerkyra AESH Pileas Zafeirakis Naoussas Alexandros Alexandroupolis Kyklopes Alexandroupolis Archelaos Katerinis Proteas Artas GAS Kilkis AS Makedonikos Arion

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