Marissa Papaconstantinou

 

Marissa Papacontanstinou made an impressive international debut at age 16 as she finished seventh in the 200m and eighth in the 100m at the 2015 IPC World Championships. Born without her right foot, she’s always participated in sport and enjoys soccer and basketball along with her para-athletics career.

Papacontanstinou took up para-athletics at age 11 at the Phoenix Track Club in Scarborough, Ont., and soon after was fitted with her first running blade.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2015 and 2017 IPC World Championships... 2016 Paralympic Games

 

PERSONAL

She was the inspiration for an exhibit on 21st century bionics and prosthetics at Ontario Science Centre… Ambassador for Holland Bloorview Hospital…Youth athlete model for Canadian Paralympic Committee’s ‘’It’s More than Sport’’ campaign in 2012…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2017 IPC World Championships 100m 6th

2017 IPC World Championships 200m 7th

2016 Paralympic Games 100m eliminated in 1st round

2016 Paralympic Games 200m eliminated in 1st round

2015 IPC World Championships 200m 7th

2015 IPC World Championships 100m 8th

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2016 Rio Paralympics Athletics 100m - Women 9
2016 Rio Paralympics Athletics 200m - Women 998