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VELTSI Konstantin
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age29
Height1.83 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T64, F64
Further Personal Information
Residence
Athens, GRE
Languages
Albanian, English, Greek
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 2015 in Athens, Greece.
Why this sport?
He had dreamed of becoming an athlete since he was a child.
Club / Team
Hpoaikoz: Greece
Name of coach
Chrysoula Orfanou [national]; Gialourakis Nektarios
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Greece
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Gialourakis Nektarios. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Greek long jumper Louis Tsatoumas, German Paralympic long jumper Markus Rehm. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; contra.gr, 24 Feb 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Just live your dream." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He was involved in a car accident at age 19, which resulted in his left leg being amputated below the knee. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; contra.gr, 24 Feb 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 4 x 100m Relay T42-47 47.79
12 2016 Long Jump T44 5.59
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
14 2015 Long Jump T44 5.24