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ⓘ Sofia Marinou was a Greek tennis player, who won two silver medals at the 1906 Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece. ..




                                     

ⓘ Sofia Marinou

Sofia Marinou was a Greek tennis player, who won two silver medals at the 1906 Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece.

                                     

1. Career

At the 1906 Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece, Marinou competed in the Womens singles competition, and the Mixed doubles competition, alongside Georgios Simiriotis. In her first round singles match against Ioanna Tissamenou, Marinou and Tissamenou became the first women to represent Greece at an Olympic Games. In the mixed doubles event, Marinou and Simiriotis lost to eventual winners Max and Marie Decugis, and they were awarded a silver medal.

Marinou and Simiriotis later won the mixed doubles event at the 1908 Panhellenic Tennis Championship.

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