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KALAITZIS Ioannis
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthThessaloniki, GRE
Height1.88 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Languages
English, Greek
Higher education
Technological Institute of Computer Sciences: Greece
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2007 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Why this sport?
He found it fascinating.
Club / Team
AS Elpida: Thessaloniki, GRE
Name of coach
Christos Mitsiopoulos
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Greece
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Doha, QAT
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing fifth in the T20 triple jump at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Christos Mitsiopoulos. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US triple jumper Christian Taylor. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Other sports
He has played football and basketball for athletes with an intellectual impairment at international level. (eaom-amea.gr, Oct 2013; specialolympics.org, 02 Jul 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 Triple Jump T20 12.33
4 2017 Triple Jump T20 12.37