Behind the Scenes

The Dorians Challenge team is made up of skilled and passionate young people from diverse professional and educational backgrounds. We share a common vision – to organize and hold the largest mass participatory sports event in Cyprus and become an internationally recognized brand. We have partnered with a number of leading world-known companies and individuals with expertise in similar events, ensuring ours will be professionally and efficiently organised.

Vangelis Eleftheriou

Vangelis Eleftheriou

Co-founder / Managing Director

Vangelis is the person behind the planning and coordination of all the activities concerning the events. He is the general business manager and financial controller of Dorians’ Challenge. No stranger to competitive fitness and high intensity training as a cross fit athlete himself, Vangelis is passionate about helping people be the best they can be. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Managing Business Performance.

Demetris Koumides

Demetris Koumides

Communications Director

Demetris is in charge of everything visual at Dorians Challenge. He is involved with the design and supervision of the marketing, advertising and PR plan, as well as tracking the performance of the company’s marketing strategy. Demetris has served as Communications and Art Director at different enterprises, and governmental and semi-governmental departments. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in Art Design.

Constantinos Yiallouros

Constantinos Yiallouros

Co-founder / Operations Director

Constantinos is responsible for the operational aspects of the business, for sustaining a service-oriented culture across Dorians Challenge and for establishing partnerships with other organisations and individuals. Constantinos has considerable experience in the health and fitness industry having worked for the most reputable health clubs and global brands, where he held a number of senior positions. He holds two Master’s degrees in Physical Education, and Sports and Exercise Nutrition.

Michael Michail

Michael Michail

Head of Security

Michael is the most recent member of Dorians Challenge team. As the Head of Security at Dorians Challenge, he is responsible for planning, organising, managing and leading the activities for preventing on-site vandalisms and thefts and for securing the physical integrity of the participants, the spectators, the volunteers and the staff. Michael holds a degree in V.I.P Protection & Security Management, he is the Vice-President and among the two official representatives of the Cobra Group in Cyprus and he is full member of the K.P.S.I. Advanced Security Institute. Michael is also the founder of the ‘Samtsihara Fight System’ martial art. For several years now he provides professional training to the International Police Association of Larnaka, the army forces as well as various international bank security departments

Andreas Aristodemou

Andreas Aristodemou

Public Relations Manager

In November 2016, Andreas took over the position of Public Relations Manager. His principal goal is to further develop Dorians’ Challenge brand name and values and to nurture a strong network with other businesses, organisations and groups.He has a strong Health & Fitness background with a University Degree in Physical Education & Sports Science and Diplomas as Personal Trainer, Bootcamp and Military Coach. Andreas is also co-owner of a well-known and established Health Center in Nicosia working along an extensive and respectful clientele.

Orestis Papapetrou

Orestis Papapetrou

Dorians Trainer

Orestis is a professional trainer, crossfit competitor, marathon and motivational speaker. Orestis’s coaching style will motivate and coach you through fun and dynamic workout to get ready for every aspect of Dorians’ Challenge runs and races.

Adonis Angelides

Adonis Angelides

Dorians Trainer

Adonis has an extensive Health & Fitness background with a MSc in Physical Education & Sports Science and Diplomas as Aerobics Coach, Bodybuilding Trainer, Master Personal Trainer, Nutritional Consultant and several other certificates and professional qualifications. He has more than 14 years of experience in the personal training industry and 9 years as Fitness Manager. Adonis is among our Team of Trainers being responsible for crafting the Dorian Training Workouts