Marina Anastasiou is a physiotherapist, cycling coach and athlete.
She is an awarded champion of Greece in climbing and ski mountaineering and has excelled in many mountain sports.
She comes from Agnanta Tzoumerka of Arta Prefecture and lives in Agnanta Arta with her husband John Theocharopoulos and their two children.
Her inclination towards sports shaped her career, as following:
During the period of 1992-2010, Marina Anastasiou demonstrates a constant occupation with the sport of climbing in many climbing areas of Greece. Her main distinctions are:
She has participated in many expeditions from which the following stand out:
- Participation in a 10-member team in a ten-day crossing of Alaska, in the northern arctic in spring 1998
- Participation in Andes as a leading climber (August 1999) in Huana Potosi peak (6088 m.) on an expedition of the Hellenic Mountain Club of Acharnes
From her involvement with ski mountaineering during the period of 1994-2010 the following stand out:
From 1994 to 2010, she has repeatedly participated in mountaineering marathons, with most recent participation:
- In the Ultra-Trail du Tour du Mont-Blanc organised by North Face, in C. C. C. race (86 km.), in 24-25/8/2007, with time 21h08’41”
Mountain Biking (MTB)
During the period of 1999-2010, she has participated in more than 60 mountain bike races.