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Evangelia
Platanioti
GreeceGreece, GRE
Female
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
09 August 1994
Family
Partner Angel
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German, Greek
Higher education
Business Administration - University of Piraeus: Greece

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age seven in Athens, Greece.
Why this sport?
"I started with classical swimming and rhythmic gymnastics and then I went to the swimming pool and watched the other children do synchronised swimming, then I wanted to do it myself. So I asked my parents to sign me up."
Club / Team
ANG Metamorphosis: Greece
Name of coach
Maria Thivaiou [national], GRE

International Debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Greece

General Interest

Hobbies
Socialising, going for walks, listening to music. (kingsport.gr, 15 Mar 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
Russian artistic swimmer Natalia Ischenko. (Athlete 22 Apr 2012)
Injuries
She missed the 2018 World Series event in Syros, Greece, due to an appendicitis operation. (fina.org, 16 Jun 2018)
Other information
TV APPEARANCE
In late 2017 she took part in the Greek reality TV show 'Nomads'. (peoplegreece.com, 15 Dec 2017; aquafeed24.com, 27 Sep 2017)