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Victoras Pentaras

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Languages
English, Greek, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at the Paphos Athletics Club in Greece.

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Cyprus
Tournament
World Championships
Location
London, ENG

General interest

Hobbies
Playing football. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father, and his friends. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
In December 2019 he received a special recognition award from the president of Cyprus for his contribution to Para sport. (actioninsports.com, 18 Dec 2019)

He was the flag bearer for Cyprus at the opening ceremony of the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (IPC, 20 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 26 Feb 2020)
Impairment
He was born with hemiplegia [paralysis] on the left side of his body. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T37 Heat 1 2017-07-22 10