Kyriaki Kouvari

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Kyriaki Kouvari
Personal information
Nationality  Greece
Born (1984-01-19) 19 January 1984 (age 33)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport Taekwondo
Event(s) +67 kg
Club Keratsini

Kyriaki Kouvari (Greek: Κυριακή Κούβαρη; born January 19, 1984 in Thessaloniki) is a Greek taekwondo practitioner.[1] She won the bronze medal for the heavyweight category at the 2003 World Taekwondo Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Kouvari competed for the women's heavyweight category (+67 kg) at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, after defeating Great Britain's Sarah Stevenson for the gold medal at the World Qualification Tournament in Manchester, England.[2] She lost the first preliminary match by a defensive kick from Brazil's Natália Falavigna, with a score of 1–3.[3]


  1. ^ "Kyriaki Kouvari". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Women's Taekwondo +67 kg". CBC News. 12 August 2008. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Women's +67kg (+148 lbs) Preliminary Round of 16". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 6 December 2012. 

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