Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou

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Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou
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NIkoleta Kyriakopoulou
Personal information
Born (1986-03-21) 21 March 1986 (age 31)
Athens, Greece
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Country  Greece
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 4.81 m (i)
4.83 m

}} Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou (Greek: Νικολέτα Κυριακοπούλου, born 21 March 1986) is a Greek pole vaulter. She won the bronze medal at the World Championships in Beijing in 2015. During the 2015 season, she set five Greek records (indoor and outdoor) raising the bar to 4,83 meters.[1] The same year, she became the first Greek athlete to win the IAAF Diamond League.[2]

Her first success in a major event was in 2012 when she won the bronze medal at the European Championships in Helsinki. One year earlier, in 2011, she finished 8th at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu. She also won the 2009 Mediterranean Games with a Games record of 4.50 meters.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Record Date Venue
Pole vault outdoor 4.83 m 4 July 2015 Paris, France
Pole vault indoor 4.81 m 17 February 2016 Stockholm, Sweden

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Greece
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 6th 4.00 m
2005 European Junior Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 7th 4.00 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 13th (q) 3.90 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 27th (q) 4.15 m
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 1st 4.50 m GR
World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th (q) 4.40 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd (q) 4.45 m[3]
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 13th (q) 4.25 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 9th 4.35 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 8th 4.65 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 4.60 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 19th (q) 4.25 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th (q) 4.36 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 13th (q) 4.45 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 12th 4.30 m
European Championships Zurich, Switzerland 7th 4.35 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 5th 4.50 m
World Championships Beijing, China 3rd 4.80 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 6th 4.60 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th 4.55 m