Papageorgopoulos' personal best time was ten.22 seconds, achieved in August 1972 in city. This ranks him twelfth among Greek one hundred metre sprinters, behind Angelos Pavlakakis, Aristotelis Gavelas, Christoforos Choidis, Alexandros Yenovelis, Haralambos Papadias, Konstantinos Kenteris, Alexis Alexopoulos, Panayotis Sarris, Georgios Theodoridis, Yeoryios Panayiotopoulos and Alexandros Terzian. Papageorgopoulos additionally studied medication. that's why most Thessalonians decision him "The flying doctor".
Papageorgopoulos initial got concerned in politics in 1978 once he was elective town councilor of city. He practiced odontology till 1981, once he was elective as a member of the Greek Parliament, representing city, for the Conservative New Democracy party. Papageorgopoulos has been, from one January 1999 to thirty one Gregorian calendar month 2010, the politician of city.