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Georgios Kapellakis

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S2, SB1, SM2

Further personal information

Family
One son
Languages
Greek, English
Higher education
Tourism - Graduate School of Tourist Professions: Greece

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming in 1999.
Why this sport?
He began swimming as rehabilitation.

General interest

Impairment
In June 1993 he was doing his military service when he broke his neck after hitting a rock while diving in the sea, resulting in quadriplegia. (endospolis.gr, 18 Nov 2016; sport24.gr, 11 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 5
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 4
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 8
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 3
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 1
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2012-09-03 6
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 2012-09-05 7
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 2012-09-05 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2012-09-07 5
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2013-08-14 7
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2013-08-14 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final 1 2013-08-16 7
Men's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heat 2 2013-08-16 7
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final 1 2015-07-19 7
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 2015-07-19 8
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2016-09-09 5
Men's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2016-09-15 6