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NALMPANTIS Ilias
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age48
Place of BirthStockholm, SWE
Height1.84 m
Weight 110 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Natasa Tsohatzi, one son
Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Occupation
Athlete, Shop Assistant
Languages
Greek
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training and competing in 2002 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Club / Team
Megas Alexandros: Greece
Name of coach
Nikos Soupasis [personal], GRE
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Greece
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing eighth in the F55/56 shot put at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, and sixth in the F54-56 shot put at the 2012 Games in London. (Athlete, 21 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Czech Para thrower Martin Nemec. (Athlete, 21 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always try for the best." (Athlete, 21 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He has paraplegia. (paralympic.gr, 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2008 Shot Put F55-56 10.99
6 2012 Shot Put F54-56 10.72
10 2012 Discus Throw F54/55/56 31.37
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2006 Shot Put F55 10.15
5 2011 Shot Put F54-56 11.11
9 2011 Discus Throw F54-56 30.92
10 2013 Discus Throw F54/55/56 30.22
6 2013 Shot Put F54/55 10.70
13 2015 Discus Throw F56 28.99
6 2015 Shot Put F55 10.78
6 2017 Shot Put F55 10.27
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 Discus Throw F56 31.91
6 2014 Shot Put F53/54/55 10.88
6 2016 Discus Throw F56 32.91
4 2016 Shot Put F55 10.58
5 2018 Discus Throw F56 29.65
6 2018 Shot Put F55 10.07