Olympic gold medal winner in Aerial Skiing, Lydia Ierodiakonou, is getting prepared for her biggest achievement yet, the birth of her first child.  The baby is expected to arrive next weekend.  Lydia said that winning an Olympic gold medal was a great achievement, but having a baby will be even greater. The Greek – Cypriot athlete says that she intends to start training again in August. She wants to be the first to win gold medals in successive Winter Olympic Games.

Lydia was born in Melbourne and studied at the University of RMIT where she got a diploma in Applied Science (Human Movement). Her grandfather, Giorgos Ierodiakonou, was one of the founders of St. Andrew’s church. Lydia won the gold medal during the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.

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