Sofia Yfantidou

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Sofia Yfantidou
Sofia Ifadidou at TNT Express Meeting in Kladno 9June2013 098.jpg
Sofia Yfantidou at the 2013 TNT Express Meeting in Kladno
Personal information
Born (1985-01-10) January 10, 1985 (age 34)
Veria, Greece[1]
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Country Greece
Event(s)Heptathlon, Pentathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)6,113points
4,338 points
Updated on 8 June 2015.

Sofia Yfantidou (Greek: Σοφία Υφαντίδου; also transcribed in English Ifadidou; born 10 January 1985) is a Greek track and field athlete. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's heptathlon event.[2] She finished 24th, with 5947 points, achieving an Olympic record (OHB) at the heptathlon event of javelin throw with 56.96 metres.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Greece
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 7th Javelin 52.25 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 6th Heptathlon 5737
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 15th Heptathlon 6004 PB
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland Heptathlon DNF
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 24th Heptathlon 5947
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 2nd Heptathlon 5752 pts
World Championships Moscow, Russia 23rd Heptathlon 5894 SB
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 19th Heptathlon 5951 pts
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th Heptathlon 6025 pts SB
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 27th Heptathlon 5613 pts
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 22nd (q) Javelin 52.26 m

Personal bests[edit]

(*) Fourth among Greek javelin throwers, behind Mirela Maniani, Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi & Savva Lika.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sofia Yfantidou". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "Women's Heptathlon". Retrieved August 3, 2012.

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