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KHRUPIN Aleksandr
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthTrubchevsk, RUS
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bryansk, RUS
Languages
German, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Bryansk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Para athletics was the most accessible sport in his city for people with an impairment.
Club / Team
Bryansk State College of Olympic Reserve [RUS] / Bryansk Regional Centre of Sports Preparation [RUS]:
Name of coach
Mikhail Sumichev [personal], RUS; Vyacheslav Sadovnikov [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, sports, supporting Russian football club Spartak Moscow. (VK profile, 25 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
His coach, and his family. (Distinguished Bryansk VK page, 14 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up. Train tirelessly, work hard, and victories will come." (Distinguished Bryansk VK page, 14 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was named among the five Best Para Athletes of the Year in the Bryansk region of the Russian Federation. (sportbryansk32.ru, 01 Jan 2018)

In 2017 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019; sdushafk.ru, 19 Jul 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Distinguished Bryansk VK page, 14 Feb 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2013 Javelin Throw F33/34 18.33
8 2013 Shot Put F32/33 9.68
2 2015 Shot Put F33 11.52
1 2019 Shot Put F33 11.21
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Javelin Throw F34 21.66
2 2014 Shot Put F33 11.15
1 2016 Shot Put F33 10.06