Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Albanian, English, Greek
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2015 in Athens, Greece.
Why this sport?
He had dreamed of becoming an athlete since he was a child.
Club / Team
Name of coach
Chrysoula Orfanou [national]; Gialourakis Nektarios
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Gialourakis Nektarios. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Greek long jumper Louis Tsatoumas, German Paralympic long jumper Markus Rehm. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; contra.gr, 24 Feb 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just live your dream." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
He was involved in a car accident at age 19, which resulted in his left leg being amputated below the knee. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; contra.gr, 24 Feb 2016)
|Men's Long Jump T44||Final 1||2015-10-23||14|
|Men's Long Jump T44||WR Attempt||2015-10-23||14|
|Men's 4x100 m T42-47||Final Round||2016-09-12||5|
|Men's Long Jump T44||Final Round||2016-09-17||12|