Greece at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

Greece is a country located in southeastern Europe. The capital and the largest city of this country is Athens.

Greece has been taking part in the Summer Paralympics since 1976.

Greece will once again compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 to 18 September 2016.

So far, Greece has participated in 10 Summer Paralympics Games, and has won 14 Gold, 34 Silver and 33 Bronze medals.

Greece at the 2016 Summer Paralympics

I am sure people of Greece would be eager to know about Athletes / Participants taking part in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Greece Athletes Participating in Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics:

Archery -

  • Dorothea Poimenidou – Ind. recurve Standing

Boccia -

  • Grigorios Polychronidis – Mixed individual BC3
  • Nikolaos Pananos – Mixed individual BC3
  • Anna Ntenta – Mixed individual BC3
  • Panagiotis Soulanis – Mixed individual BC1
  • Chrysi Morfi Metzou – Mixed individual BC4
  • Anna Ntenta, Nikolaos Pananos, Grigorios Polychronidis – Mixed pairs BC3

Cycling -

Women

  • Adamantia Chalkiadaki – Ind. road race B, Ind. time trial B, Ind. pursuit B, Ind. 1 km time trial B

Powerlifting -

Men

  • Nikolaos Gkountanis – -67.5 kg
  • Pavlos Mamalos – -90 kg
  • Dimitris Mpakochristos – -75 kg
  • Paschalis Kouloumoglou
  • Kostas Dimou

Sailing -

  • Theodoros Alexas, Vasileios Christoforou, Argyris Notaroglou – 3 person keelboat (Sonar)

Shooting -

  • Evangelos Kakosaios – Mixed R4-10M air rifle prone SH2, Mixed R5-10M air rifle prone SH2

Wheelchair tennis -

  • Stefanos Diamantis – Men’s singles

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