Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Computer Science - University of Ioannina: Greece
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2008 in Ioannina, Greece.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed the sport and it gave her an opportunity to travel and meet new people.
Club / Team
AO Pyrros Ioannina: Greece
Name of coach
Stavros Stragalis, GRE
Marina (Facebook profile, 19 Feb 2020)
Music. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F33 shot put at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Stavros Stragalis. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2021)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
In 2020 health issues meant she lost about 10 kilograms in body weight. (Athlete, 01 Sep 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There is no can't, only I don't want." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
She received a sporting achievement award in 2015 from the Greek Paralympic Committee. (paralympicus.gr, 18 Dec 2015)
She has cerebral palsy as the result of a medical error. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
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|Women's Shot Put F33||Final Round||2016-09-16||5|
|Women's Shot Put F33||Final 1||2017-07-22||3|