26 July 1984 |
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||66 kg (146 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||2.35 m
2.32 m (indoors)
His personal best jump and Cypriot national record is 2.35 metres, achieved at the 2007 World Championships held in Osaka where he won the bronze medal. He became the first World Championships medalist from Cyprus. In the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, he won the silver medal.
2010 Indoor Season
Finished fourth with a (first try) clearance of 2.28 at the season-ending IAAF World Indoor Championships held at Doha, Qatar, on Sunday March 14, 2010: Russian Ivan Ukhov won with a jump of 2.36.
2010 Outdoor Season
His best jump, outdoors in 2010, came at Lausanne on July 8, when he took third place with a jump of 2.30.
2011 Outdoor Season
Doha, 6 May: Ioannou began his outdoor season at the first Diamond League meet in Doha, Qatar, on Friday 6 May. He and American Jesse Williams set a new Meet Record of 2.33 (7' 8") when each cleared on their third attempts. After both failed at 2.35, Williams was the winner on the basis of his first jump clearance at 2.31.
- "Cyprus gets its first ever medal winner at worlds". Kathimerini (Agence France-Presse). 30 Aug 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-30.[dead link]
- iaaf.org, News, 6 May 2011, "Ten world leads in Doha’s flag-waving opener – Samsung Diamond League"; accessed 7 May 2011.
|Men's High Jump Best Year Performance
alongside Donald Thomas, Yaroslav Rybakov and Stefan Holm