Loukas Louka (athlete)

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Loukas Louka (Greek: Λουκάς Λουκά, born 15 May 1945) is a retired Greek Cypriot shot putter.

He represented Greece at the 1972 Olympic Games, where he did not reach the final.[1] He reached the final at the 1981 European Indoor Championships but recorded no valid mark.[2] His personal best throw was 19.84 metres, achieved in April 1975 in Athens.[3]

He later competed for Cyprus.[3] In the summer of 1981 he was the third best shot putter in the season's list for the entire British Commonwealth.[4] He became visiting Greek shot put champion in 1983.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loukas Louka". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "1981 European Indoor Championships, men's shot put final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Loukas Louka profile at IAAF
  4. ^ "Commonwealth Top Performers 1980-2005: Men (Outdoor)". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Greek Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 24 January 2011.