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Christina Loukas

Diving

Christina Loukas headshot
  • 2012
  • 2008


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Name: Christina Loukas
Sport: Diving
Discipline: 3-meter springboard
Height: 5’4”
Hometown: Riverwoods, Ill.
College: Indiana University (2009, Exercise Science)

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, 8th (3-meter)
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 9th (3-meter)
Career Highlights:

National:

  • Nine-time national champion (1-meter 2007, 2008, 2009 x2; 3-meter 2010, 2011; synchronized 3-meter 2009, 2010; synchronized 10-meter 2006)
  • Won the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials on 3-meter
  • Finished as high as second on 3-meter three times at national championship meets before winning her first title on that event in 2010

International:

  • Eighth on 3-meter at the 2012 Olympic Games

  • Silver medalist on 3-meter synchro at 2012 FINA Diving World Series (Dubai, Tijuana), bronze medalist on 3-meter (Tijuana)

  • Fourth on 3-meter at 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai (first top-four finish by a U.S. woman on 3-meter at Worlds since 1994)

  • Eighth on 3-meter at 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome

  • Ninth on 3-meter at 2008 Olympic Games

  • Fourth on 3-meter at 2008 FINA World Cup in Beijing

  • Silver medalist on 3-meter at 2007 World University Games

  • Silver medalist on 3-meter synchro at 2007 Italian Grand Prix, Comunidad de Madrid


Fun Facts: Family owns the Cubby Bear lounge and a number of rooftop buildings around the Wrigleyville area in Chicago...Comes from a family of football players, including uncle Angelo Loukas, who played for the Buffalo Bills...Hobbies include reading, practicing yoga and cooking.

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