Evangelia Platanioti

Full Name Evangelia Platanioti (Ευαγγελίας Πλατανιώτη)
Nation Greece
Birthdate August 9, 1994
Olympics 2012, 2016, 2020
Status Active
Social Media Instagram
Career Highlights

One of the veterans of the Greek national team… Three-time Olympian… Placed eighth in duet in 2012 with Despoina Solomou, and 10th in 2016 with Evangelia Papazoglou… Two-time World bronze medalist in solo… Competed at the 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2022 FINA World Championships… Has been at every European Championships or Cup since 2010… Two-time European medalist in solo… Seven-time medalist at the European Cup… On the senior national team since 2010.

2022: Won two bronze in technical and free solo at the World Championships… Also placed sixth in free duet there… Finished fourth in technical solo, free solo, technical duet and free duet at the European Championships.

2021Selected for the Olympic duet and team… Only swam in free duet preliminary in Tokyo… Ultimately could not finishing competing in both events because of a Covid-19 outbreak within the team on-site… Earned a bronze medal and helped team secure spot to Tokyo at the Olympic Games Qualification Tournament… Won silver in technical solo and bronze in free solo at the European Championships… Also served as reserve to the free combination routine.

2020Did not compete internationally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of all meets.

2019: Placed sixth in free combination, seventh in technical and free solo, eighth in technical and free team, and ninth in technical and free duet at the FINA World Championships…Won two bronze medals in technical and free team at the European Cup… Also competed at the Hellas Beetles Cup.

2018: Finished fourth in technical solo and combo, fifth in free solo and free duet, and sixth in technical duet at the European Championships…Focused mostly on solo and duet events all season…Competed in three world series meets -Paris, Tokyo, and Budapest.

2017: Finished seventh in technical and free solo, eighth in technical and free duet, and seventh in free combination at the world championship…Won bronze in technical and free duet, and silver in free combination at the European Cup… Earned a bronze medal in duet at the Japan Open…Swept four gold medals (TS, FS, TD, FD) at the Hellas Beetles Cup.

2016: Placed 10th at the Olympic Games in Rio in duet with Evangelia Papazoglou…Finished fifth in technical solo, free solo and combo at the European Championships.

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