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Sotirios Galogavros

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Greece
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Higher education
Engineering - University of Athens: Greece

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2011 in Elefsina, Greece.
Why this sport?
"I always liked shooting and I wanted to try it."
Club / Team
Triptolemos Sport Club: Elefsina, GRE
Name of coach
Nikolaos Voudouris [national]; Theodoros Kottaras [club]; Pelopidas Iliadis [club, personal]
Training Regime
He trains 25 hours per week.

General interest

Hobbies
Astrophotography, building computers, field target shooting. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Reaching the SH1 10m air rifle standing final at the world championships in 2018, and the SH1 finals of the 10m air rifle standing and 10m air rifle prone at the European championships in 2018. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Czechoslovak distance runner Emil Zatopek. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian renaissance figure Leonardo Da Vinci. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Other information
FORMER OCCUPATION
He is a former editor in motorsport magazines. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 22
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 80
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 7
R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2018-05-05 6
R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 16