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Konstadinos Douvalidis

Konstadinos "Kostas" Douvalidis (Greek: Κώστας Δουβαλίδης; born 10 March 1987) is a Greek hurdler.

Konstadinos Douvalidis
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Kostas Douvalidis in 2018
Personal information
Born (1987-03-10) 10 March 1987 (age 31)
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Country Greece
Event(s)110m hurdles
60m hurdles
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)13.33 sec
7.60 sec

He was born in Drama and his American father is from Atlanta. As a junior, he won the silver medal at the 2005 European Athletics Championships, the bronze medal at the 2006 World Junior Championships and the gold medal at the 2007 European U23 Championships. He was sixth at the 2015 European Indoor Championships and eighth at the 2012 European Championships. He competed at the 2007 World Championships, the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final.[2]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Greece
2005 European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 2nd 110 m h (91.4 cm) 13.99 s
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 3rd 110 m h (99.0 cm) 13.39 s (+1.5 m/s) (NJ)
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 28th (h) 110 m h 13.74 s
European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 1st 110 m h 13.49 s (-0.4 m/s) (NR)
7th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 40.10
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 11th (sf) 110 m h 13.55 s
2009 European Indoor Championships Torino, Italy 14th (sf) 60 m h 7.82 s
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 17th (h) 110 m h 13.80 s
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 19th (h) 110 m h 13.59 s
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 17th (h) 60 m h 7.83 s
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 110 m h 13.59 s
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 23rd (sf) 110 m h 13.77 s
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 60 m h 7.64 s
Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 1st 110 m h 13.45 s (CR)
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (h) 110 m h 13.55 s
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 9th (sf) 60 m h 7.62 s
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 15th (sf) 110 m h 13.66 s
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 6th 60 m h 7.64 s
World Championships Beijing, China 24h (sf) 110m h 13.79 s
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, USA 15th (sf) 60 m h 7.79 s
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 11th (sf) 110 m h 13.50 s
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 13th (sf) 110 m h 13.47 s
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 28th (h) 110 m h 13.62 s
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 14th (sf) 60 m hurdles 7.68 s
Mediterranean Games Tarragona, Spain 3rd 110 m hurdles 13.67 s
European Championships Berlin, Germany 14th (sf) 110 m hurdles 13.56 s

: Competed only in heat.

Personal bestsEdit

Event Performance Date Venue
110 metres hurdles 13.33 s NR 7 July 2015 Székesfehérvár, Hungary
60 meters hurdles 7.60 s NR 25 February 2014 Prague, Czech Republic


Preceded by
  Ladji Doucouré
Boys' World Youth Best Holder, 110 metres hurdles
2 October 2004 – 12 July 2007
Succeeded by
  Wayne Davis