Friday , 9 June 2023

World and European records at the Paralympic track and field day in Crete

At a workshop of world and European - unofficial for the time being - record, the event of the track took place at the Pancreatio Stadium of Heraklion and was dedicated to the memory of the former president of the National Sports Federation of Persons with Disabilities, Giorgos Foudoulakis. In total there were three world and two European records, starring Athanasios Konstantinidis, Stelios Malakopoulos, Athanasios Prodromos and Emmanuel Yakumakis.

Miss Paralympionikis of Rio, Athanasios Konstantinidis, set a world record in the F32 discus with 23.08m, while he also had a European record in the sphere of the same category with 10.54m. The previous world record in discus belonged to him with 21.85m. from 2 August 2020 in Athens, as well as the European record in the sphere with 10.39m. 8, 2016 at the Paralympic Games in Brazil. World record in the length of category T62 was recorded by Stelios Malakopoulos, reaching for the first time seven meters (7.00m) and favorable wind of just +0.7. The previous world record belonged to him with 6.87m. 3 July 2020 in Berlin. A world record in the triple T20 category was set by Athanasios Prodromos with 14.91m, breaking Ukrainian Prudykov's record of 14.50m. 18/7/2017 in London. For his part, Emmanuel Yakumakis set a new European record in F64 sharpening with 37.70m. The previous record was that of Swiss Patrick Sall with 35.79m. 26, 2019 in Notville.

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