Paraskevi Tsiamita
Personal information
Native nameΠαρασκευή Τσιαμήτα
Born (1972-03-10) 10 March 1972 (age 50)
Event(s)Triple jump
Long jump
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking1st (1999)
Personal best(s)15.07 m, 14.63 m (i)
6.93 m

Paraskevi Tsiamita (Greek: Παρασκευή Τσιαμίτα, [parasceˈvi tsjaˈmita], born March 10, 1972) is a former track and field athlete from Greece who competed in long jump and triple jump. In 1998 she improved her personal best in triple jump by approximately one metre, and became world champion in 1999 with a personal best jump of 15.07 metres. This was the national record until 2004, when Hrysopiyi Devetzi jumped 15.32 m at the Olympic Games.[citation needed]

Her personal best in long jump is 6.93 metres, achieved in August 1999 in Patras. This places her second in the all-time Greek performers list, only behind Niki Xanthou. [1]

Tsiamita retired in 2004 because of persistent injury problems.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 9th 14.23 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 5th 14.63 m (NR)
World Championships Seville, Spain 1st 14.88 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Munich, Germany 2nd 14.77 m