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Evangelos Kakosaios

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Giota, children Nikodimo and Marina
Occupation
Armed Forces, Athlete
Languages
Greek

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004.
Club / Team
AS Triptolemos: Athens, GRE
Name of coach
Thodoris Kottaras

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (Facebook page, 25 Jun 2020)
Other sports
Prior to his impairment he competed in athletics [discus] at national level in Greece. (Facebook page, 25 Jun 2020)
Impairment
He has had quadriplegia since 2001 due to a rheumatic condition that affects joints and muscles. (Facebook page, 2015)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has also studied mathematics at the University of the Aegean in Samos, Greece. (Facebook page, 2015)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the AS Triptolemos Para sports club in Athens, Greece, and served as a lieutenant colonel in the Greek Army. (Facebook page, 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 13
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 14
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 18
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2012-09-01 23
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 13
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Final 2014-07-21 4
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 4
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 53
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2016-09-10 23
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 15