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TZOUNIS Konstantinos
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthThessaloniki, GRE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F56
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Stella, one child [2019]
Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 23.
Why this sport?
"I played sports from an early age because it fills me up and at the same time it has helped me with the health issues I had since birth. I started an amateur career in sports when I was 23. Three years later I decided to be a professional as I improved a lot."
Club / Team
LSO Macedonia: Greece
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"We must not give up and always strive to be better people." (lagadas24.gr, 25 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (lagadas24.gr, 25 Sep 2019)
Impairment
He was born with meningomyelocele, a type of spina bifida which causes atrophy [muscle weakness] below the waist. (lagadas24.gr, 25 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2019 Discus Throw F56 38.65
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 Discus Throw F56 35.33