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Greek Pole Vaulter Katerina Stefanidi a Candidate for IOC Athletes' Commission

Greece's recent Olympic gold medalist in the pole vault Katerina Stefanidi was confirmed on Thursday as an official candidate for membership in the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. The election will be held during the Tokyo Olympic Games...

Greece’s Stefanidi Wins Bronze at World Athletics Championship

Katerina Stefanidi won bronze in the women’s pole vault at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha on Sunday, with a season-best clearance of 4.85 metres. The former world champion and Olympic gold medalist could do no better than landing...

Katerina Stefanidi Makes History After Winning Fourth Gold Medal at IAAF Diamond League

Greek world champion Katerina Stefanidi won the women’s pole vault competition on Friday night in Brussels at the IAAF Diamond League. The Greek champion added another gold medal to her rich collection of trophies, as this was the fourth consecutive...

Stefanidi, Tentoglou, Papachristou First in European Athletics Championship in Poland

Katerina Stefanidi, Miltos Tentoglou and Voula Papachristou on Saturday finished first in their respective sports giving Greece three 12-pointers on the second day of the European Team Championship in Bydgoszcz, Poland. In chronological order, Tentoglou jumped 8.30 in the long...

Stefanidi and Kyriakopoulou Get 1st and 2nd Place in Pole Vault in Shanghai (video)

Katerina Stefanidi and Nicole Kyriakopoulou were off to a great start in the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday, jumping 4.72m both in pole vault jumping and getting first and second place respectively. Stefanidi was the winner of the race, reaching...

Stefanidi Takes Second Place at Boston Indoor Athletics

Olympic women's pole vault champion, Greece's Katerina Stefanidi, won second place at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix Athletics competition on Saturday. This meet is the first of six in the IAAF World Indoor Tour. US Champion Katie Nageotte cleared 4.86...

The Greek Sports Legends of the Greek Crisis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKuKsG9EBXk Some Greek athletes have defied all odds during the decade of Greece's financial crisis, rising to the world stage and becoming legends of sport. As the nation suffered from years of unprecedented austerity, violence and instability, this group of individuals...

Katerina Stefanidi Wins Another Gold Medal at IAAF Diamond League

World champion Katerina Stefanidi won the women's pole vault competition at the IAAF Diamond League in Zürich on Thursday, adding another gold medal to her rich collection of trophies. The Zurich medal was Stefanidi's third Diamond League trophy. Stefanidi won the...

Greek Triumph: Gold for Stefanidi, Kyriakopoulou Wins Silver (video)

Greece's athletes set new records at the Women’s Pole Vault final at the European Athletics Championship which took place in Berlin on Thursday. This was the first time that two Greek athletes got first and second place in the same...

Three Greek Athletes Fight for Gold in European Pole Vault Final

Katerina Stefanidi (pictured), Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou and Eleni Polak advanced to the women's pole vault final at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin to take place on Thursday. Thursday night will be a great evening for Greek athletics as the three women are...