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Eleftheria PLEVRITOU
Sport Water Polo
NOC Greece   
Born23 Apr 1997
Height1.78 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
English, Greek
Higher education
Maritime Studies - University of Piraeus: Greece
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing water polo at the Iraklis club in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Why this sport?
"My sister Margarita and my big brother were playing the sport, and then my other sister Vasiliki and I joined them. From the first day we saw them training we wanted to jump into the pool. We did not have swimsuits, but we wanted to try it from day one, so we got stuck in."
Club / Team
Olympiacos Piraeus: Greece
Name of coach
Aleksandar Ciric [club], SRB; Alexia Kammenou [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (sport24.gr, 23 Jan 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When you do it right nobody remembers, when you do it wrong nobody forgets." (Facebook profile, 24 May 2021)
Awards and honours
She was named Most Valuable Player [MVP] of the 2014 and 2016 Pythia Cup events in Greece. (pisina.net, 28 Aug 2016; waterpoloworld.com, 17 Aug 2014)

She was named MVP of the 2014 European Junior Championships in Rome, Italy. (tovima.gr, 15 Sep 2014)
Famous relatives
Her sisters Margarita and Vasiliki have represented Greece in water polo, with both competing at the 2021 World League Super Final in Athens, Greece. Margarita also won silver at the 2018 European Championships in Barcelona, Spain, while Vasiliki was part of the Greek team that claimed silver at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Volos, Greece. (SportsDeskOnline, 31 Aug 2021; sportsfeed.gr, 03 Sep 2015; fina.org, 09 Dec 2012)
To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (gazzetta.gr, 12 Jun 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2022 Budapest, HUN Team  
8 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team  
7 2017 Budapest, HUN Team  
6 2015 Kazan, RUS Team  
6 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team  
European Championship
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2020 Budapest, HUN Team  
2 2018 Barcelona, ESP Team  
5 2016 Belgrade, SRB Team