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TELESH Vitalii
Sport Para athletics, Para cross-country
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthSurgut, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Surgut, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2010 in Surgut, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Ugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Russia
Name of coach
Konstantin Kunakov [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Italy
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Konstantin Kunakov. (ugra-news.ru, 01 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, further." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (csi-ugra.ru, 17 Mar 2020)

He was named the 2015 Best Para Athlete in the region of Ugra in the Russian Federation. (ugra-news.ru, 07 Apr 2016)

He carried the Paralympic torch in Khanty-Mansiysk as the relay made its way the through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (sochi2014.com, 28 Feb 2014)
Impairment
In 2009 he was involved in an accident that led to the loss of his vision. (ugra-news.ru, 01 Apr 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Javelin Throw F11 40.89
1 2015 Javelin Throw F11 41.93
3 2015 Discus Throw F11 35.59
13 2019 Discus Throw F11 27.12
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
9 2014 Discus Throw F11 27.82
4 2014 Javelin Throw F12 44.31
1 2016 Javelin Throw F11 42.01
4 2016 Discus Throw F11 35.39