Eleni Avlonitou

Eleni Avlonitou
Ελένη Αυλωνίτου
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Member of the Hellenic Parliament
for Athens B
Incumbent
Assumed office
27 March 2014
Personal details
Born(1958-10-22) 22 October 1958 (age 58)
Athens, Greece
NationalityGreek
Political partyCoalition of the Radical Left (Syriza)
Alma materIndiana University
ProfessionResearch ergophysiologist
Former swimming champion

Biography

Eleni Avlonitou (Greek: Ελένη Αυλωνίτου, given birth to 22 Oct 1958, in Athens) is a previous Greek swimming champ, ergophysiologist and politician from the Coalition from the Radical Still left (Syriza). Since 2014, she’s been an associate from the Hellenic Parliament.

Swimming career

Eleni Avlonitou began her going swimming career on the relatively past due age of 10 at Ethnikos Gymnastikos Syllogos of Athens, among the oldest sports activities night clubs in Greece. Her entrance into the membership coincided using the hiring from the famed Greek going swimming trainer Giorgos Mpias as trainer of the going swimming group of Ethnikos Gymnastikos Syllogos. Their co-operation led to a sea transformation in Greek going swimming. After a season Eleni Avlonitou was a nationwide record holder in her generation. In 1971 at age 13 Eleni Avlonitou attained her first females’s national information (backstroke 100m and freestyle 800 m). In March 1972 she became the initial Greek feminine swimmer to be eligible for the Olympics and she participated in the Munich Olympics in 4 occasions (specific medley 200/400 m, freestyle 400/800 m). That season the Greek Association of Sports activities Press voted her greatest swimmer of 1972. In 1973 Eleni Avlonitou was voted greatest feminine athlete of the entire year with the Greek Association of Sports activities Press. After interrupting going swimming for one season in 1976, Eleni Avlonitou attained a return in 1977, enhancing her national information 12 moments until 1980.In every Eleni Avlonitou achieved 121 Greek nationwide records in every categories (3-1969, 13-1970, 29-1971, 42-1972, 21-1973, 1-1974, 4-1977, 1-1978, 7-1979) in 7 individual events (freestyle 100/200/400/800 m, person medley 200/400 m, backstroke 100 m) and 2 relay occasions (4 X 100 freestyle and 4 X 100 medley).During her going swimming job Eleni Avlonitou received 35 Greek national championship medals (28 gold, 6 silver precious metal, 1 bronze). She also received 14 Balkan Video games medals (7 platinum, 4 metallic, 3 bronze) and kept Balkan information in 4 specific occasions (freestyle 400/800 m and person medley 200/400 m).

Impact on Greek swimming

Eleni Avlonitou had a substantial effect on Greek going swimming, serving as a job super model tiffany livingston in sport. The unparalleled for Greece picture of a girl winning yellow metal medals in worldwide games led to a surge appealing in going swimming, that was until after that at the very top sport in Greece. While she dominated females’s competition until she retired in 1980, Eleni Avlonitou was accompanied by some international class feminine swimmers. Vivi Protopappa, also of Ethnikos Gymnastikos Syllogos, who was simply also coached by Giorgos Mpias, accompanied by Sofia Dara and afterwards Elli Roussaki of Olympiakos CFP held going swimming in the general public eye before early 1990s, where time public curiosity had established a captivating going swimming picture in Greece.

Research ergophysiologist

In 1980 Eleni Avlonitou graduated through the University of Athens having a BSc in Physical Education and retired from competitive going swimming to be able to continue her education in america. Eleni Avlonitou went to Indiana University or college (Bloomington) and received her MSc in Physical Education in 1983 and PhD in ergophysiology in 1988.In 1988 Eleni Avlonitou took a posture as research ergophysiologist in the Hellenic Sports activities Research Institute from the Olympic Athletic Middle of Athens, where she remained until 2013. Additionally she's held the next advisory and teaching positions: 1989–1995: Scientific consultant from the Greek Going swimming Federation. 1990–1992: Lecturer in the Physical Education and Sport Sciences Division from the Aristotle University or college of Thessaloniki. 1994–1998: Person in the Sports activities Medicine Committee from the Western european Going swimming Group. 1999–2003 and 2012- today: Going to professor on the National College of Public Wellness, Athens.

Author

Eleni Avlonitou has written two scientific books in Greek, “Athletic performance in going swimming” (1991, 2000) and “Girl and workout” (1993).

Sports commentator

From 2001 to 2008 Eleni Avlonitou wrote a weekly sports activities column, aptly named “Eleni’s watch”, in the Athens daily paper “Avgi”.In 2001 and 2002 Eleni Avlonitou hosted a every week hour-long tv sports program “Sports activities with Eleni” that was broadcast over the Athens area TV route SEVEN.

Sports administration

From 2001 to 2008 Eleni Avlonitou wrote a weekly sports activities column, aptly named “Eleni’s watch”, in the Athens daily paper “Avgi”.In 2001 and 2002 Eleni Avlonitou hosted a every week hour-long tv sports program “Sports activities with Eleni” that was broadcast in the Athens area TV route SEVEN.

Political career

From 2001 to 2008 Eleni Avlonitou wrote a weekly sports activities column, aptly named “Eleni’s look at”, in the Athens daily newspapers “Avgi”.In 2001 and 2002 Eleni Avlonitou hosted a every week hour-long tv sports program “Sports activities with Eleni” that was broadcast around the Athens area TV route SEVEN.

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