Effrosyni "Efi" Sfyri (Greek: Ευφροσύνη "Έφη" Σφυρή; born January 8, 1971 in Athens) is a Greek beach volleyball player.[1]

Effrosyni Sfyri
Personal information
Nickname"Efi"
Nationality Greece
Born (1971-01-08) January 8, 1971 (age 49)
Athens, Greece
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)

Sfyri competed at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour between 1997 and 2004 always with the same partner, Vasso Karantasiou.[2][3]

At the 2000 Summer Olympics, Karantasiou and Sfyri have already lost in their debut against Laura Bruschini and Annamaria Solazzi, from Italy. In the repechage round they won one match and lost one another ending at 17th place.[4] A year later, they won the European Championships in Jesolo, near Venice, Italy.[5]

In 2004 they qualified for another Olympics, this time in your hometown Athens. They won two matches in the group stage and advanced to the knockout round,[6] but they lost against the Brazilians Ana Paula Connelly and Sandra Pires with a sold crowd.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Efi Sfyri". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Efi Sfyri Season Summaries 1997-2003". Beach Volleyball Database. Archived from the original on 4 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Efi Sfyri Season Summaries 2004-05". Beach Volleyball Database. Archived from the original on 4 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Women's Olympic Beach Volleyball Match Results" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Women's CEV € 150,000 European Championships September 6-8, 2001 Jesolo, Italy". Beach Volleyball Database. Archived from the original on 4 May 2014. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Greece's Karadassiou & Sfyri Gain "Sweet 16" Beach Volleyball Berth". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  7. ^ "Sold Out Stadium, Exciting Action Highlight Opening Round of 16 Action". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Archived from the original on 28 April 2015. Retrieved 3 May 2014.

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