Ekaterini Stefanidi

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Birthday
4, 1990
Birthplace
Athens, Greece
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace
Athens, Greece

About

Greek pole vaulter recognized for representing her home nation in the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, she took the gold medal in pole vaulting.

Before Fame

She began her junior pole vaulting career in 2005 and earned her first success by winning gold at the Marrakesh World Youth Championships.

Trivia

In 2016, she won the gold at the European Championships in Amsterdam.

Family Life

Both of her parents, Georgios Stefanidis and Zoi Vareli, were competitive athletes. They competed in the triple jump and sprint respectively. Her younger sister, Georgia, and husband, Mitchell Krier, were also competitive pole vaulters.

Associated With

Both she and Yelena Isinbayeva are Olympic gold medalists in pole vaulting.

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