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LADZESAU Mikita
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Belarus   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthMinsk, BLR
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3
Guide
Mikhail Siamenau
Further Personal Information
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age six in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"I have been involved in biathlon since childhood. I followed in my mother's footsteps. Mum was engaged in cross-country skiing, so I also wanted to go skiing."
Club / Team
Republican Training Centre of Para Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Aliaksei Lukyanau [personal], BLR
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Belarus
General Interest
Hobbies
Football, motor racing. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 4x2.5km mixed relay at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany, and finishing fourth in the 4x2.5km open relay at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Swiss cross-country skier Dario Cologna. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in success and the best outcome of events." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Other sports
He competed in Para cross-country skiing and Para biathlon at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Feb 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold medals at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
  2018 20km Freestyle - Visually Impaired  DNF
Qualification 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Visually Impaired 4:20.83
4 2018 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 24:10.3
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
14 2016/2017 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 25:38.8
19 2021/2022 6km Individual - Visually Impaired 19:43.9
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
12 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
3 2016/2017 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 28:12.3
14 2016/2017 10km - Visually Impaired 26:10.8
9 2021/2022 20km Freestyle - Visually Impaired 48:04.6
15 2021/2022 Sprint Classic Style - Visually Impaired  
3 2021/2022 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 29:30.7