Rower, Chryssa Biskitzi, along with her team mate, Alexandra Tsiavou, won the bronze medal in the lightweight double skulls (Olympic rowing event) at the World Rowing Championships in Eton, England. It is worth noting that this is the first medal to be recorded in the annals for our country at a world championship for an Olympic rowing event.
Chryssa Biskitzi is a graduate of the University of Piraeus and has been a member of the National Rowing Team since 1994. She and Maria Sakellaridou finished 6th in the women’s lightweight double skulls third place playoff at the Athens Olympic Games. They finished 12th in the overall rankings.
She has been a Greek champion for many years and competed in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, the 1998 Cologne World Championships, and other significant events.