Victoria Mavridou

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Victoria Mavridou
Personal information
Nationality  Greece
Born (1991-07-08) 8 July 1991 (age 26)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Sport
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) +75 kg
Club Nemesis Stauroupolis

Victoria Mavridou (Greek: Βικτωρία Μαυρίδου; born July 8, 1991 in Thessaloniki) is a Greek weightlifter.[1] At age seventeen, Mavridou made her official debut as the nation's lone female weightlifter for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in the women's super heavyweight category (+75 kg). She placed ninth in this event, as she successfully lifted 105 kg in the single-motion snatch, and hoisted 126 kg in a two-part, shoulder-to-overhead clean and jerk, for a total of 231 kg.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Victoria Mavridou". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Women's +75kg (+165 lbs)". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 11 December 2012. 

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