Theodora Drakou

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Theodora Drakou
Kazan 2015 - Theodora Drakou 50m semi backstroke.JPG
Drakou at 2015 world championships in Kazan
Personal information
Full name Theodora Drakou
Nickname(s) "Nora"
National team  Greece
Born (1992-02-06) 6 February 1992 (age 25)
Patras, Greece
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, freestyle, medley

Theodora (Nora) Drakou is a Greek competitive swimmer.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the 50 metre freestyle taking the 16th place and for the national team in the 4 x 100 metre freestyle relay, finishing also in the 16th (last) place in the heats, failing to reach the final.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Greece
2009 Mediterranean Games Pescara, Italy 2nd 100 m freestyle
3rd 4 x 100 freestyle relay
2012 European Championships Debrecen, Hungary 5th 50 m freestyle
4 x 100 freestyle relay
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 16th (sf) 50 m freestyle
4 x 100 freestyle relay
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 1st 100 m freestyle
2nd 100 m backstroke
2nd 50 m backstroke
2nd 4 x 100 freestyle relay
2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia 8th 50 m backstroke
2016 European Championships London, United Kingdom 4th 50 m backstroke
5th 50 m freestyle
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro 31st (h) 50 m freestyle


  1. ^ "Theodora Drakou". London 2012. The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited. Retrieved 13 September 2012.