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Marissa Papaconstantinou

Birthdate : 13 October 1999

Birthplace : Canada

Hometown : Toronto

Language : English

Provincial affiliation : Athletics Ontario

Club : University of Toronto T.c

Coach : Bob Westman

Event specialization : Sprints


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 IPC World Championships

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

2015 IPC World Championships 200m 7th
2015 IPC World Championships 100m 8th

 

 

Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
60 MetreIndoor8.82Athletics Ontario Bantam Midget Junior ChampionshipsToronto2017-03-05
200 MetreIndoor28.51Montreal Athletics Grand PrixMontreal2017-02-18
100 MetreOutdoor13.49World Para Athletics - World ChampionshipsLondon2017-07-17
200 MetreOutdoor27.53Canadian Track and Field ChampionshipsOttawa2017-07-04
Long JumpOutdoor4.33mDesert ChallengeTempe2015-05-16

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  • Alex Treasure wrapped things up in Carrara Stadium with a 4th place finish in the high jump #GC2018
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  • 🥇Golden Girl🥇 Christabel Nettey takes the Commonwealth Games long jump title with a jump of 6.84m.
  • Jumping feet first into that long jump final #GC2018
  • @DjangoLovett wins high jump bronze 🥉 at the @gc2018.
  • It’s GOLD for Alex Dupont in the @gc2018 men’s T54 1500-metre final.
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  • Congratulations Tim on an outstanding clutch performance. Big last throw of 20.91m to move into the bronze medal position #GC2018
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