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Konstantinos Fykas

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Higher education
Medicine - University of Athens: Athens, GRE

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started swimming at the age of five.

General interest

Awards and honours
He was elected by his peers to the IPC's Athletes' Committee after the 2004 Paralympic Games. (olympic.org, 29 Sept 2004)

At the 2000 Sydney Paralympics he won gold and broke the world record in both the S8 50 metres and 100 metres freestyle. (mlahanas.de, 17 Jun 2006)

He was the Greek flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Athens Paralympics. (sportinglife.com, 07 Jan 2010)
Other sports
Open water swimming. (ageathlon.com, 04 Mar 2006)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heats 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 4
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2
Men's 400 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 9999
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 1 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 1 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 9999
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 7
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Heat 1 4
Men's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 8
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 3 4
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 8
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Final Round 9999
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM8 Heats 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heats 3
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 2
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heats 4
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 4
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heats 9999
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 3 1
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Final Round 1