Natalia Hadjiloizou

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Natalia Hadjiloizou
Medal record
Representing  Belarus
Women’s swimming
World Championships - Short Course
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Athens[1] 200 m freestyle
European Championships (LC)
Gold medal – first place Helsinki 2000 200 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place Helsinki 2000 400 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place Istanbul 1999 200 m freestyle
European Championships (SC)
Silver medal – second place 1999 Lisbon 400 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Lisbon 200 m freestyle

Natalia Hadjiloizou (Greek: Ναταλία Χατζηλοΐζου; born 23 March 1979 in Vitebsk, Belarus as Natalya Baranovskaya; Belarusian: Наталля Бараноўская; Russian: Наталья Барановская) is a professional Cypriot swimmer, who made her Olympic debut at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta for Belarus.

Hadjiloizou also competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney for Belarus, where she placed 6th in the 200 m freestyle and did not advance out of the preliminary heats in the 400 m freestyle.

After deciding to retire aged 22 in 2001, she moved to Cyprus where she married her coach Giorgios, and later competed for Cyprus at the 2008 Summer Olympics where she ranked 45th in the 100 metre butterfly event.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5th FINA World Swimming Championships". Archived from the original on 18 December 2007. Retrieved 24 July 2007. 
  2. ^ Κυπριακή Συμμετοχή. CyBC (in Greek). Retrieved 5 October 2010.