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Konstantinos Kamaras

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F38, T37

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Higher education
Management - Loughborough University: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the long jump at primary school before acquiring his impairment.
Why this sport?
He tried a number of disciplines but chose the long jump because of its combination of speed and technique.
Club / Team
PASKA: Greece

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Greece
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Swansea, WAL

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Despoina Pakou. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up on your goals, achieve the impossible." (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 20 Jul 2021; paralympicus.gr, 21 Jul 2021)
Impairment
He has left-sided hemiplegia as the result of a stroke. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T38 Final 1 2015-10-25 5