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LIAGKOU Anthi
Sport Para athletics
NPC Greece   
GenderWomen
Age34
Height1.63 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F33
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ioannina, GRE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Higher education
Computer Science - University of Ioannina: Greece
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2008 in Ioannina, Greece.
Why this sport?
She enjoyed the sport and it gave her an opportunity to travel and meet new people.
Club / Team
Pyrros: Ioannina, GRE
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Greece
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing fifth in the F33 shot put at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Stavros Stragalis. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There is no can't, only I don't want." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
She received a sporting achievement award in 2015 from the Greek Paralympic Committee. (paralympicus.gr, 18 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (iefimerida.gr, 22 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy as the result of a medical error. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Shot Put F33 4.69
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 Shot Put F33 4.85
3 2017 Shot Put F33 5.22
10 2019 Shot Put F33 4.51
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Shot Put F32/33 4.38
2 2016 Shot Put F32/33 4.89
3 2018 Shot Put F33 4.59
8 2018 Javelin Throw F34 9.84