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Dimítrios Chondrokoúkis (Greek: Δημήτρης Χονδροκούκης, born January 26, 1988) is a Greek-Cypriot high jumper who competes internationally for Cyprus, since 2013. He won the gold medal at the 2012 Word Indoor Championships in Istanbul with a personal best of 2.33 meters representing Greece at the time. His personal best in the outdoor track is 2.32 m, achieved twice in Izmir on June 2011 and in the final at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea on 1 September 2011.

Dimitrios Chondrokoukis
Dimítrios Chondrokoúkis Istanbul 2012.jpg
Personal information
BornJanuary 26, 1988 (1988-01-26) (age 31)
Marousi, Greece

In July 2012, it was announced Chondrokoúkis tested positive for the performance-enhancing drug stanozolol, an anabolic steroid. As a result, he was forced to withdraw from the 2012 Summer Olympics. [1]

Chondrokoúkis was born in Marousi. In June 2013, KOEAS (Cyprus Amateur Athletic Federation) announced that he would represent Cyprus, since his mother was from Karavas, Keryneia.[2]

Personal bestsEdit

Date Event Venue Performance
20 June 2011 High jump (outdoor) Izmir, Turkey 2.32 m
11 March 2012 High jump (indoor) Istanbul, Turkey 2.33 m

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dimitrios Chondrokoukis, Greek High Jump Champ, Out Of Olympics For Failed Doping Test". The Huffington Post. The Associated Press. 2012-07-26. Archived from the original on 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2012-07-26.
  2. ^ NEWS 148 - November/December 2013 . IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-12-26.

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