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KOBESOV Chermen
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthElkhotovo, RUS
Height1.86 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Elkhotovo, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Electronic Engineering - North Ossetian Mining Institute: Vladikavkaz, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15 in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Stimul Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Vladikavkaz, RUS
Name of coach
Valery Gagloev [personal], RUS; Vladimir Koroev [personal], RUS; Vyacheslav Sadovnikov [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Reading, wrestling, football, hiking, fishing. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T37 400m and silver in the T37/38 long jump at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His father and his grandfather. (Athlete, 28 May 2016)
Hero / Idol
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao. (Athlete, 28 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He carried the Paralympic torch in Ingushetia, Russian Federation, as the relay made its way through the country ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (sochi2014.com, 04 Mar 2014)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with osteomyelitis, an infection of the bone, soon after he was born. The condition means his left arm is almost 10 centimetres shorter than his right arm. (mir24.tv, 31 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Long Jump T37/38 5.92
1 2013 400m T37 51.88
6 2015 200m T37 24.06
  2015 400m T37  DNF
9 2015 Long Jump T37 5.43
3 2015 100m T37 11.60
4 2019 Long Jump T37 5.83
2 2019 400m T37 50.97
2 2019 100m T37 11.32
3 2019 200m T37 22.88
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m T37 11.63
2 2014 800m T38 2:06.11
2 2014 200m T37 23.40
2 2014 400m T37 51.23
1 2016 200m T38 23.30
1 2016 Long Jump T37 6.15
2 2016 400m T38 51.83