December 19, 1985 |
|Residence||The Woodlands, Texas|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches (163 cm)|
|College team||Indiana Hoosiers|
Loukas is of Greek origin, born and grown up in Riverwoods, Illinois, and she studied gymnastics, swimming, and diving from an early age, before switching to diving exclusively at age twelve. She attended Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois and competed in the off season with the Coho Swim Club. She later moved to Bloomington, Indiana and currently lives in The Woodlands, Texas.
She attended Indiana University and swam for the Indiana Hoosiers, where she was an eight-time NCAA All-American. Loukas won all three diving events at the conference championships, and was one of only four Big Ten divers to accomplish that feat. She graduated in May 2009.
Loukas placed fourth at the 2008 FINA Swimming World Cup. She competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, placing ninth, and in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England, placing eighth.
- Christina Loukas biography from NBC Olympics site