Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Myrias, daughter Katerina
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried shooting at age eight.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by his father and enjoyed the feeling of shooting. "It was the adrenaline and fear. A strange feeling, but nice. It makes you feel strong and it's exciting. At the same time, it was also an opportunity to spend more time with my father and enjoy our relationship. He taught me to be a proper person and how to face life."
Club / Team
Nicosia Shooting Club: Cyprus
Name of coach
Leontios Leontiou, CYP
Most influential person in career
His father, his first coach Kostas Pavlou, and coach Leontios Leontiou. (philenews.com, 02 Oct 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Today I feel that nothing can stop me. I will do whatever I want. Even if it doesn't happen the first time, even if it takes time, I will eventually make it." (philenews.com, 02 Oct 2021)
A traffic accident in 2010 resulted in an impairment to his left leg. "Another life began. It was very different until then - I installed and repaired elevators. From that night on, my whole life changed. I had to relearn how to do things I used to do. For five years I was depressed. I didn't accept that I had to use crutches and a wheelchair." (philenews.com, 02 Oct 2021; alphanews.live, 20 Oct 2018)
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