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Demetris Elia
 Demetris Elia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nicosia, Cyprus

Last College:
Bangor University

Position:
Throws

2012: Indoor: Posted a career-best throw of 17.07 in the weight throw at the Conference USA Championships ... Finished third overall at the Blue and Orange Opener in the weight throw with a mark of 16.25m.

Outdoor: Ranked 52nd in the nation in the hammer throw with a personal-best of 60.32m at the 2012 Texas Relays ... competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships and posted a mark of 60.31 finishing 16th overall ... claimed silver in hammer throw with a 59.67 at the Conference USA Championships ... finished first at the UTEP Springtime in the hammer throw ... recorded a mark of 60.11m in the hammer throw taking gold at the UTEP Invitational.

Before UTEP: Recorded a mark of 59.15 in the men's hammer throw at the 2010 Lefkosia Cyprian Ch. ... posted a throw of 60.24 in the hammer throw (6kg) at the 2010 Moncton IAAF Junior Championships.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... son of Christopher and Adele Elia ... born on October 26, 1991 in Nicosia, Cyprus ... has three siblings (Peter, Stathis, Eleni).

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