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A.S.E. DOUKAS TEAM  BRIEF HANDBALL HISTORY



Champion and Cup holder 1998 in Greece!

The Doukas School Athletic Club, better known as A.S.E.D, was founded in 1979, when a group of students started training in handball, a sport newly introduced to Greece at that time. Since then, A.S.E.D has expanded beyond all expectations to include basketball, track and field, gymnastics, karate, mini football and badminton. Some of our 600 active athletes enjoy national and international recognition. Niki Bakogianni, for one, won the silver medal in the Women's High Jump in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

In the Greek Handball arena, our teams have always played a leading role in the National Championships of every category. The Men's team has won third place in five Greek National Championships (1986, 1987, 1992, 1994, 1996) and fourth place another three times (1989, 1991, 1995). The team has also won the Second Division Championship in 1985.
ASE team has participated in three Greek Cup Finals (1986, 1987, 1990).

The team has participated  four times in the European Championships.
1986: Cupwinners Cup (eliminated by Hapoel Rison - ISR)
1992: IHF Cup (eliminated by Porto - POR)
1994: City Cup (eliminated by Slask Wroclaw - POL)
1996: City Cup (eliminated by S. Otmar S. Gallen - SUI)
This season (1998) will participate in European Champions Cups against German THW Kiel.
First match in Athens 30 September (6:00 p.m. local time) and second in Kiel 10 October (2:00 p.m. local time).

The Junior Men Team, which won the Greek National Championship in 1981, has won second place three times (1992, 1993, 1994) and third place twice (1983, 1995).

The Youth Team has won second place in 1993 and third place twice (1986, 1992).

The Mini Team has won second place in 1991.

The Doukas School team has won fourth place in the World School Championship in Denmark in 1992, the higest achievement in Greek Handball history. The team has also won the Greek National Championship twice (1987, 1992) and second place three times (1988, 1993, 1994).

The Women's Team has made the Double (Greek National Championship and Greek Cup) in 1994. They have also won second place four times (1991, 1992, 1993, 1995) and have participated in European Cups four times (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994) in the 1994 World Tournament held in South Africa, they won second place.

The Junior and Mini Teams have participated in many national and international tournaments. In 1980 and 1981 they won the Tournament Cup in Teramo Italy and were registered in the tournament's Golden Book.



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