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Vasiliki Vougiouka

Vassiliki Vougiouka
Vassiliki Vougiouka

Vasiliki Vougiouka is a Greek sabre fencer who has competed in multiple international events after taking up fencing at the age of 10. Vasiliki has won many medals throughout her career so far, most notably winning silver at both the 2012 and 2013 European Championships.

 

“I am trying to have confidence and courage to do my best.”-Vassiliki Vougiouka

Greatest Sport Achievements:

First place at the 2012 World Cup in London

WE ASKED VASILIKI...

How did you first become involved in your sport?

I started fencing whilst in school, when I was 10 years old.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

My greatest accomplishments are coming 1st at the 2012 World cup in London, 2nd in European Championships (2012 and 2013). Also coming 3rd in European Championships 2014 and 5th in Olympic Games in London 2012.

What happens in a typical training day for your sport?

I do physical training and a lot of technical fencing training with my coach.

Which living person do you most admire and why?

I admire Valentina Vezzali, because she is the best fencer in the world for many years now.

Are you excited to be competing in the first ever European Games?

Yes, I am. I think that the Games will be very nice and Baku will organise them very well. I am very happy that I will take part in them.

Favourite movie?

Birdman.

Favourite book?

The art of communication.

Favourite place in the world?

New York.

Favourite Superhero?

Superman. 

 


Profile

Sport Fencing
Discipline Sabre
Age 28
Height (cm) 181
Weight (kg) 70
Birthplace Greece

Baku 2015 Fencing

Medal events

12

Athletes

216

Competition days

5
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