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BAKOLAS Evangelos
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
Place of BirthLamia, GRE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport when he was a child.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed the throwing disciplines when playing sports.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the silver medal in the shot put [F33] at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney with a throw of 7.89m. (, 24 Oct 2011)
Other sports
As well as the shot put, he also competes in the javelin and discus. (, 07 Mar 2012)
He has had his impairment since birth and uses a wheelchair to compete. (, 29 Sep 2004)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2000 Discus Throw F33 15.18
4 2000 Javelin Throw F33 14.91
2 2000 Shot Put F33 7.89
5 2004 Shot Put F33-34 9.10 
9 2004 Discus Throw F33-34 16.86 
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 1998 Shot Put F33 8.21
5 1998 Discus Throw F33 16.89
2 1998 Javelin Throw F33 16.44
2 2002 Shot Put F33 8.61
2 2006 Shot Put F33 9.44