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Gkremislav Moysiadis

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Eleni Gounaridi, children Valerios and Iliana
Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Occupation
Athlete, Public Servant
Languages
Greek, Russian, Turkish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2000 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Club / Team
Megas Alexandros 94: Thessaloniki, GRE
Name of coach
Dimitris Ioannidis [national], GRE

General interest

Nicknames
Gremis (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hobbies
Fishing, music. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking the European record at the 2013 European Open Championships in Aleksin, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Dimitris Ioannidis. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Greek Para powerlifter Dimitrios Anatolitis. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Injuries
A shoulder injury disrupted his training ahead of the 2018 European Open Championships in Berck-sur-Mer, France. He went on to win a gold medal at the event. (paralympic.org, 29 May 2018)

He had elbow surgery in 2008 and 2009. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fall down seven times, stand up eight." (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball at club level for Megas Alexandros 94 in Thessaloniki, Greece. (Athlete, 03 Apr 2014)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Impairment
At age 17 he was involved in a road accident that resulted in paraplegia. (karfitsa.gr, 27 Sep 2016; Athlete, 03 Apr 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -67.5 kg Final Round 5
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 67.50kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -75 kg Final Round 2012-09-03 5
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -80 kg Final Round 2016-09-12 8
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00kg Final 2017-12-05 8