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Paschalis Kouloumoglou

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2007 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Club / Team
Megas Alexandros 1994: Thessaloniki, GRE
Name of coach
Dimitris Ioannidis [national], GRE

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Greece
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Nicknames
Paskuale (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the 59kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Injuries
He had surgery on his elbows in 2016 and 2018. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he received a sporting achievement award from the Greek Paralympic Committee. (tennis24.gr, 16 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 54.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-06 13
Men's Up to 54.00 kg MD Record Attempts 2014-04-06 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -59 kg Final Round 2016-09-09 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 59.00kg Final 2017-12-03 6