Greek Female Sportspersons

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Athina Onassis
(French-Greek Equestrian and the Only Surviving Descendant of Greek Shipping Magnate Aristotle Onassis)
Athina Onassis
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Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Athina Onassis Roussel is a French-Greek heiress and equestrian. She is the granddaughter and the only surviving descendant of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Her parents are Aristotle's daughter Christina Onassis and her fourth husband, Thierry Roussel. She began riding horses as a child and is now a competitive showjumper. Following Christina Onassis’s death, Athina became her sole heiress.  

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Maria Sakkari
(Tennis player)
Maria Sakkari
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Birthdate: July 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

The daughter of former WTA player Angelikí Kanellopoúlou, Sakkari was introduced to tennis at age six. Greek tennis sensation Maria Sakkari has had a career-high ranking of number 6 in singles. Known for her aggressive style, Sakkari was born and raised in Athens but moved to Barcelona at 18 to train.

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Alexi Pappas
(Greek-American Track and Field Athlete)
Alexi Pappas
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Birthdate: March 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States

Alexi Pappas is a Greek-American runner, actor, writer, and filmmaker. In 2016, she set the national record for 10,000m at the Rio Olympics where she represented Greece. As a filmmaker, Alexi Pappas is credited with bankrolling and writing Olympic Dreams, the first fictional film to be shot in an Olympic village. 

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Julia Apostoli
(Greek Former Professional Tennis Player)
Julia Apostoli
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Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Julia Apostoli is a Soviet-born former professional tennis player. She has represented both the Soviet Union and Greece internationally. The daughter of football player Sergei Salnikov, she was introduced to sports as a child. She made her debut with the Soviet Union Fed Cup team in 1980.  She won a gold medal in women's doubles at the 1984 Friendship Games. 

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Katerina Stefanidi
(Greek Pole Vaulter)
Katerina Stefanidi
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Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cholargos, Athens, Greece

Katerina Stefanidi is a Greek pole vaulter best known for winning the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In 2017, she won the gold medal at the IAAF World Championships. Stefanidi has also won two gold medals at the European Championships in 2016 and 2018. Katerina Stefanidi is considered the greatest Greek female athlete of the modern era. 

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Christina Linardatou
(Greek Professional Boxer)
Christina Linardatou
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Birthdate: March 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Mirela Maniani
(Greek Retired Track and Field Athlete)
Mirela Maniani
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Birthdate: December 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Durrës, Albania
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Cynisca
(Greek Princess and Chariot Racer)
Cynisca
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Birthdate: 0442 AD
Birthplace: Sparta

Cynisca was a Spartan princess best remembered as the first female Olympic champion. Cynisca and her horses took part in the sport of chariot racing in 396 BC and emerged as the first woman to win at the Olympics. At a time when women were not allowed to compete in the Olympics, Cynisca not only competed but competed against men.

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Vasiliki Arvaniti
(Greek Beach Volleyball Player)
Vasiliki Arvaniti
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Birthdate: March 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Vasiliki Millousi
(Greek Artistic Gymnast)
Vasiliki Millousi
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Birthdate: May 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Vasiliki Millousi is a Greek former artistic gymnast who helped Greece win a bronze medal at the 1999 European Team Championships. Millousi, who won seven gold medals and three silver medals in the World Cup Series, represented Greece in three Olympic Games as well.

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Anna Korakaki
(Sport shooter)
Anna Korakaki
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Birthdate: April 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Drama, Greece

Anna Korakaki is a Greek competitive shooter best known for winning the gold medal in the women's 25m pistol category and the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol category at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro; she became the first Greek female to win two medals in the same Olympics. Anna Korakaki was also the 2018 World Champion.

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Sofia Bekatorou
(Greek Sailor)
Sofia Bekatorou
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Birthdate: December 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Sofia Bekatorou is a sailing champion from Greece. She has participated in hundreds of main class sailing events and is the winner of one Olympic gold medal. She was the flag-bearer for her country at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first female flag bearer for Greece in the history of the Summer Olympics.  

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Errika Prezerakou
(Greek Former Pole Vaulter)
Errika Prezerakou
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Birthdate: March 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nea Filadelfeia, Greece

Former Greek pole vaulter Errika Prezerakou had her Olympic dreams shattered twice due to injuries. She won various Greek and Balkan championships and is now a motivational speaker and alternative therapy coach who promotes the Replayce method. She also won the Greek version of Dancing with the Stars.

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Stavroula Tsolakidou
(Chess player)
Stavroula Tsolakidou
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Birthdate: March 24, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kavala, Greece
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Hydna
(Swimmer, Competitive diver)
Hydna
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Birthplace: Scione, Greece
Died: 0480 AD
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Evangelia Psarra
(Archer)
Evangelia Psarra
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Birthdate: June 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thessaloniki, Greece
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Anthí Vasilantonáki
(Volleyball player Outside Hitter position)
Anthí Vasilantonáki
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Birthdate: April 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Lamprini Tsàkalou
(Handball player)
Lamprini Tsàkalou
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Birthdate: August 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arta, Greece
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Ruxandra Dumitrescu
(Volleyball player)
Ruxandra Dumitrescu
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Birthdate: April 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Galați, Romania
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Eleanna Christinaki
(Basketball player)
Eleanna Christinaki
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Birthdate: December 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paralimni, Cyprus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)