Anna Verouli

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Anna Verouli's victory dance at the 1982 European Championships

Anna Verouli (born November 13, 1956 in Kavala) is a retired Greek javelin thrower. She started her career in athletics at age 14 and won the gold medal at the 1982 European Championships in Athens (the first ever gold medal for Greece) and a bronze medal at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics.

Verouli tested positive for nandrolone at the 1984 Summer Olympics and was banned from the competition [1].

Verouli won a total of 118 gold medals for victories in various competitions.

She retired from athletics in 1993 and has since, entered local politics. She is currently serving on the City Council of Athens suburb Iraklio.