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KOULOUMOGLOU Paschalis
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Greece   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthRhodes, GRE
Height1.43 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Thessaloniki, GRE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Greek
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2007 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Club / Team
Megas Alexandros 1994: Thessaloniki, GRE
Name of coach
Dimitris Ioannidis [national], GRE
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Greece
Location
Dubai, UAE
General Interest
Nicknames
Paskuale (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the 59kg category at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Injuries
He sustained a shoulder injury ahead of the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. He competed at the Games and at the 2021 World Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, but the injury had gotten worse and he took eight months off training. (paralympic.org, 25 Sep 2022)

He had surgery on his elbows in 2016 and 2018. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he received a sporting achievement award from the Greek Paralympic Committee. (tennis24.gr, 16 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 59kg 145
7 2021 59kg 163.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2014 54kg 144.0
6 2017 59kg 177.0
10 2019 59kg 146.0
20 2021 59kg 90.0
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2013 54kg 135
5 2015 59kg 164
1 2018 59kg 179
1 2022 59kg 175