Kalliopi Araouzou

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Kalliopi Araouzou
Personal information
Full nameKalliopi Araouzou
Nickname(s)Kelly
National team Greece
Born (1991-03-06) March 6, 1991 (age 27)
Marousi, Greece[1]
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubOlympiacos

Kalliopi "Kelly" Araouzou (born 6 March 1991) is a Greek competitive swimmer. She participates in the open water events.

Career[edit]

In 2010, she won the gold medal in the team event at the European Open Water Championships in Balatonfüred alongside her teammates Spyridon Gianniotis and Antonios Fokaidis.[2] She won the silver medal at the same tournament in the women's 5 km event behind Ekaterina Seliverstova.[3]

She won the bronze medal in the 10 km event at the 2011 World Cup race in Setúbal.[4] Another two silver medals followed at the 2012 European Open Water Championships in Piombino, the 5 km individual and in the team event alongside Marios Kalafatis and Georgios Arniakos.[5][6]

Her first medal at a World Championship she won in the Team event at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona. This time again alongside teammates Spyridon Gianniotis and Antonios Fokaidis claiming the silver medal.[7]

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she competed in the women's 10 km open water event. She finished 11th with a time of 1:57:31.6.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kalliopi Araouzou". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ Swimming - European Open Water Championships 2010 Team event
  3. ^ Swimming - European Open Water Championships 2010 Women's 5km Open water
  4. ^ Swimming - Marathon Swimming World Cup Setubal 2011
  5. ^ Swimming - European Open Water Championships 2012 Women's 5km Open Water
  6. ^ Swimming - European Open Water Championships 2012 Team event
  7. ^ 2013 FINA World Aquatics Championships Open Water Team Event
  8. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-08-28.