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Thelma Christoforou

Thelma Christoforou Age

36

Thelma Christoforou Height

168 cm

Thelma Christoforou Weight

143 lb

Thelma Christoforou Country

Cyprus

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Introduction to Thelma Christoforou

Thelma Christoforou stands out as a prominent figure in the CrossFit community, representing Cyprus with distinction on the international stage. As a beacon of determination and athletic prowess, her journey from overcoming personal fears to becoming a national champion encapsulates the spirit of CrossFit.

Early Life and Background of Thelma Christoforou

Before her CrossFit acclaim, Thelma was a professional volleyball player, which laid a strong foundation for her exceptional fitness level and competitive mindset. The transition from volleyball to CrossFit began in 2012, when she was introduced to the sport as a means to enhance her volleyball training. This pivotal moment marked the beginning of her deep engagement with CrossFit, eventually leading her to specialize exclusively in this discipline.

Thelma Christoforou’s CrossFit Journey

Thelma’s CrossFit journey is a testament to her relentless work ethic and ambition. Initially competing in both volleyball and CrossFit, she fully transitioned to CrossFit, captivated by the sport’s unique challenges and community. Her dedication saw her rapidly ascend through the ranks, from participating in her first Open in 2016 to consistently being crowned the Fittest in Cyprus since then.

Competitive Achievements of Thelma Christoforou

Thelma’s competitive record is impressive, showcasing her as a formidable athlete on the global stage. She has been the Fittest Woman in Cyprus every year since 2016, demonstrating dominance in the 2019 Open by winning every workout in her country and ranking within the top 100 worldwide. Her participation in the Meridian Regional in 2018 and her commendable 46th place finish at the CrossFit Games in 2019 highlight her as a competitive force.

Personal Life of Thelma Christoforou

Apart from her athletic achievements, Thelma’s story is also one of personal growth and overcoming fears. Initially afraid of heights and swimming in open water, she utilized CrossFit not just as a sport but as a tool to confront and conquer her phobias. Her journey reflects the essence of CrossFit, pushing beyond perceived limits and discovering one’s true potential. Thelma’s dual heritage, with roots in both Cyprus and Greece, adds depth to her identity, proudly representing Cyprus in international competitions. Training at CrossFit Limassol, she embodies the spirit of her nation and the broader CrossFit community.

Thelma Christoforou’s story is not just about athletic achievements; it’s a narrative of personal development, resilience, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. Her journey from a volleyball player to a celebrated CrossFit athlete serves as an inspiration to many in the CrossFit community and beyond.

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Thelma Christoforou stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Open 202025399%94157Women
Games 20194664%131Women
Open 20198799%146363Women
Meridian 20181562%40Women
Open 201828099%171976Women
Open 201737899%159565Women
Open 2016210198%130154Women

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