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CHRISTAKIS Panagiotis
Sport Para athletics, Para swimming
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthThessaloniki, GRE
Height1.37 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Greek, Turkish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age four in Thessaloniki, Greece, and began competing in the sport in 2000.
Club / Team
Filippos: Thessaloniki, GRE
Name of coach
Grigorios Spanondis
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Greece
General Interest
Hobbies
Water sports, fishing. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Swimming is my life." (Facebook profile, 27 Feb 2020)
Impairment
He was born with hypochondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 12 Sep 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2016 50m Butterfly S6 35.46
9 2016 50m Freestyle S6 31.94 
5 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:39.35
9 2016 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:59.64 
Heats 2016 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:37.98
13 2016 100m Freestyle S6 1:14.05 
World Championships - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
9 2010 400m Freestyle S6 5:59.59
11 2010 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:38.05
9 2010 50m Freestyle S6 34.36
6 2010 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:16.82
9 2010 100m Freestyle S6 1:17.51
6 2010 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 3:07.33
10 2010 50m Butterfly S6 33.12
8 2013 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:42.71
5 2013 50m Freestyle S6 32.19
7 2013 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:14.47
Heats 2019 200m Individual Medley SM6 2:58.01
Heats 2019 50m Freestyle S6 32.67
Heats 2019 50m Butterfly S6 36.61
European Championships - Para swimming
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 400m Freestyle S6 6:18.17
4 2014 50m Butterfly S6 36.85
  2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  DSQ
3 2014 50m Freestyle S6 32.85
5 2014 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:06.90
4 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:48.43
4 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:54.31
9 2016 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:11.03
3 2016 50m Freestyle S6 31.84
6 2016 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 2:49.68