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ALEXANDROV Alexander
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthSurgut, URS
Height1.88 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Olga, one daughter
Residence
Surgut, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in powerlifting at age 16. He switched to Para athletics in 2003 in Surgut, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He went to a training centre because he wanted to improve his physique. Para athletics coach Yury Kurdyumov noticed him and invited him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Ugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Surgut, RUS
Name of coach
Valery Prokhorov [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha (ugra-news.ru, 18 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2020 he received the I Love You Life Award from the Russian Paralympic Committee. (paralymp.ru, 27 Feb 2020)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To improve his personal best. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 Shot Put F20 14.21
5 2015 Shot Put F20 14.30
10 2019 Shot Put F20 14.24
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Shot Put F20 14.00
4 2016 Shot Put F20 14.58