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Olga Vasdeki (Greek: Όλγα Βασδέκη, [ˈolɣa vazˈðeci], born September 26, 1973 in Volos) is a Greek triple jumper.

She was the most successful Greek triple jumper and Greek record holder until 1998, when she won the gold medal at the European Championships in Budapest, being at the time just the second female Greek athlete to be crowned European Champion after Anna Verouli in 1982. The following year she won the bronze medal at the World Championships in Seville behind Paraskevi Tsiamita and Yamile Aldama. She is the younger sister of long jumper Spiridon Vasdekis.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Greece
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 3rd
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 5th
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 4th
Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 1st
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd [1]
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st
World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 1st
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 3rd
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 7th
2003 World Championships Paris, France 12th
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th

Personal bests

Outdoor

* Triple jump - 14.67 m (1999) - third among Greek triple jumpers, only behind Hrysopiyi Devetzi and Paraskevi Tsiamita [2]
* Long jump - 6.60 m (1998) - tenth among Greek long jumpers [2]

Indoor

* Triple jump - 14.51 m (1999) - third among Greek triple jumpers, only behind Hrysopiyi Devetzi and Paraskevi Tsiamita

References

* IAAF profile for Olga Vasdeki

1. ^ European Indoor Championships (Women) - GBR Athletics
2. ^ a b Greek all-time list, women - Athletix

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