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Christina Giazitzidou (Greek: Χριστίνα Γιαζιτζίδου; born 12 October 1989) is a Greek rower. She won the bronze medal (along with Alexandra Tsiavou) at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, in the Women's lightweight double sculls.

Christina Giazitzidou
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Born12 October 1989 (1989-10-12) (age 29)
Kastoria, Greece

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Personal life and early careerEdit

Giazitzidou was born in Kastoria, Greece, where she lives till today.[1] She turned to rowing when she was about ten years old as a member of the Nautical Club of Kastoria (which is also her current club).[2] Her first major international competition was during the 2006 World Rowing U23 Championships which was held in Hazewinkel, Belgium.[3] She won bronze at the 2007 World Rowing U23 Championships in the women's quad sculls.[4]

Later achievementsEdit

In 2009, she first competed along with Alexandra Tsiavou in Women's lightweight double sculls during 2009 World Rowing Championships in Poznań. Giazitzidou and Tsiavou won the gold medal.[3] The following year, the Greek duo won the bronze medal in Karapiro, and in 2011 Giazitzidou and her teammate won the gold again.[3] They also won gold in the event in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 European Championships.[5][6][7] Giazitzidou also won the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Under-23 World Championships with Triantafyllia Kalampoka, following the pair winning the silver in 2008.[8][9][10][11] Giazitzidou won the bronze medal (along with Alexandra Tsiavou) at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, in Women's lightweight double sculls.[12] They won the silver medal in the same event at the 2012 European Championships.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Worldrowing.com:Christina Giazitzidou.
  2. ^ ΧΡΙΣΤΙΝΑ ΓΙΑΖΙΤΖΙΔΟΥ: «ΜΗΝ ΑΦΗΣΕΤΕ ΤΗΝ ΚΩΠΗΛΑΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΣΤΟΡΙΑΣ ΝΑ ΠΕΘΑΝΕΙ».
  3. ^ a b c Worldrowing.com:Christina Giazitzidou – Results.
  4. ^ "2007 WORLD ROWING JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Beijing, CHN - (JW4x) Junior Women's Quadruple Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 11 August 2007. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  5. ^ "2009 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - Brest, BLR -(LW2x) Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 20 September 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  6. ^ "2010 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - Montemor-o-Velho, POR - (LW2x) Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 12 September 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  7. ^ "2011 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - Plovdiv, BUL - (LW2x) Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 18 September 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  8. ^ "2009 UNDER 23 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS - Racice, CZE - (BLW2x) U23 Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 26 July 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  9. ^ "2010 UNDER 23 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS - Brest, BLR - (BLW2x) U23 Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 25 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  10. ^ "2011 UNDER 23 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS - Amsterdam, NED - (BLW2x) U23 Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  11. ^ "2008 WORLD ROWING U - Brandenburg, GER -(BLW2x) U23 Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 20 July 2008. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  12. ^ Κωπηλασία: Χάλκινο μετάλλιο για τις Τσιάβου – Γιαζιτζίδου.
  13. ^ "2012 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - Varese, ITA -(LW2x) Lightweight Women's Double Sculls - Final". www.worldrowing.com. 16 September 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2018.

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