PARELLIS Apostolos < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Cyprus   
Gender Men
Born 24 Jul 1985 in Limassol, CYP
Height1.86 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Two children, including son Michael [2019]
Residence Nicosia, CYP
Occupation Athlete
Languages English, Greek
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? Coach Kyriakos Vassiliadis identified his talent for field events. "I tried the disciplines and stayed with the discus because I liked it more than anything."
Club / Team Ta Pancypria Gymnastic Association: Cyprus
Name of coach Kyriakos Vassiliadis [personal]; Kostas Stathelakos [personal], CYP
General Interest
Hobbies Watching tennis, football, and motorsport. (balla.com.cy, 12 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career His family, and coach Kyriakos Vassiliadis (stivoscy.net, 24 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours In November 2019 he was presented with the 'Silver' Honorary Distinction by the Amateur Athletic Association of Cyprus. (stivoz.gr, 07 Nov 2019)
Ambitions To reach the discus final at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (alphanews.live, 01 Oct 2019; balla.com.cy, 12 Sep 2019)