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Evangelos Bakolas

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F33

Further personal information

Higher education
Mechanical Engineering

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport when he was a child.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed the throwing disciplines when playing sports.
Handedness
Right

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the silver medal in the shot put [F33] at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney with a throw of 7.89m. (ameagreek.gr, 24 Oct 2011)
Other sports
As well as the shot put, he also competes in the javelin and discus. (ameagreek.gr, 07 Mar 2012)
Impairment
He has had his impairment since birth and uses a wheelchair to compete. (paralympic.gr, 29 Sep 2004)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final Round 2
Men's Discus Throw F33 Final Round 6
Men's Javelin F33 Final Round 4
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33-34 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw F33-34 Final Round 9
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final Round 2