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KOSTAKIS Georgios
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthAgios Nikolaos, GRE
Height1.81 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Athens, GRE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Higher education
School of Pedagogical and Technological Education: Athens, GRE
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2006.
Club / Team
AS Amea O Lattios: Greece
Name of coach
Chrysoula Orfanou [national]; Nikos Vatoy, GRE, from 2013
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Greece
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the triple jump at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Nikos Vatoy. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
British triple jumper Jonathan Edwards. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Injuries
He sustained an injury while competing at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. He was still able to participate in both of his events at the competition. (paralympic.org, 26 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of complications at birth. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2013 Long Jump T46 6.49
3 2013 Triple Jump T46 13.85
3 2015 Triple Jump T47 13.89
8 2015 Long Jump T47 6.39
5 2015 4 x 100m Relay T42-47 45.52
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Triple Jump T47 13.78
1 2014 Long Jump T47 6.50