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Anthi Karagianni

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Kavala, GRE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek, Spanish
Higher education
Accounting

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1994 in Kavala, Greece.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try athletics by some friends and her cousin.
Club / Team
IPIS Kavalas: Greece
Name of coach
Katerina Drakou [club]
Coach from which country?
Greece
Coach from what year?
1994

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
Greece
Tournament
European Championship

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, music. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
Coach Katirina Drakou. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you want, you can." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2007, she was voted Best Athlete with a Disability by the Greek Sports Journalist Association. (news.disabled.gr, 05 Nov 2009)
Ambitions
To have a family. (Athlete, 30 Aug 2012)
Other information
STADIUM
She has a stadium named after her in her hometown of Kavala, Greece, in recognition of her achievements at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (stadia.gr, 05 Nov 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 2
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 1
Women's Pentathlon P13 Final Round 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 2
Women's 200 m T13 Heat 2 4
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 3 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 2
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Final 2011-01-22 9999
Women's Long Jump F12/13 Final 2011-01-27 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2012-09-05 4
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-06 7
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 2012-09-07 3