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KOUROUVANI Irina
Sport Para powerlifting, Sailing
NPC Greece   
GenderWomen
Age54
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Further Personal Information
Residence
Athens, GRE
Occupation
Choreographer
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Aetoi: Athens, AL, USA
Name of coach
Dimitris Ioannidis [national]
Coach from which country?
Greece
General Interest
Hobbies
Performing, dancing. (apotis4stis5.com, 09 Sep 2014)
Other sports
From 1988-2000 she competed in para-athletics at national level. She won first place at the World Cup for Dancers with Disabilities in the Netherlands. (apotis4stis5.com, 09 Sep 2014)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, which resulted in her having impaired mobility. (apotis4stis5.com, 09 Sep 2014)
Other information
OTHER ACITIVITES
She works as a choreographer for the Onassis Foundation in Greece, which aims to get people with impairments involved in performing arts projects. (kathimerini.gr, 29 Dec 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para powerlifting
Rank Year Event Result
7 2002 44kg 52.5
8 2006 48kg 60.0
9 2010 48kg 65.0
World Championships - Sailing
Rank Year Event Result
11 2019 Single-Person Keelboat 109