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NIKOLAIDIS Efstratios
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthThessaloniki, GRE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Student
Languages
Greek
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: Greece
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2008 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Greece
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Czech Republic
General Interest
Hobbies
Basketball. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fourth in the F20 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Greek Para shot putter Valasia Kyrgiovanaki. (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US shot putter Ryan Crouser. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 18 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 Shot Put F20 14.51
4 2016 Shot Put F20 15.69
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2011 Shot Put F20 13.14
5 2013 Shot Put F20 13.38
6 2015 Shot Put F20 13.89
4 2017 Shot Put F20 15.95
3 2019 Shot Put F20 16.61
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Shot Put F20 13.69
2 2016 Shot Put F20 15.04
3 2018 Shot Put F20 14.41