Saturday, 2 July 2016

Paraskevi Papachristou

Greek Triple Jumper

Factfile
Name: Paraskevi Papachristou
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 17 April 1989
Place of Birth: Athens, Greece
Sport: Athletics - Triple Jump
Height: 1m70cm (5'6)
PB: 14m73cm

Better known as Voula than her real name, Voula, has had a checkered history. In 212, at the height of her career she sent a tweet that angered the Olympic Committee in Greece, due its racist nature, and as such saw her self removed from the Olympic squad. Voula subsequently had a child on her break from the sport, but returned last year with a Bronze at the World Indoor Games. Hopefully she can finally fulfill some of the potential she had in her Youth career, where she Euopean u-23 Gold mdeallist.

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