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SOROKIN Alexander
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthCheboksary, RUS
Height1.81 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Further Personal Information
Residence
Cheboksary, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2007 in Cheboksary, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Cheboksary Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Roman Drugov [personal], RUS; Magomedov Magomedov [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Netherlands
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha (tvorite.ru, 08 Jul 2011)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 14 Apr 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the high jump at the 2015 IBSA World Games in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 14 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You only live once." (VK profile, 05 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 04 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To make a long jump beyond seven metres. (Athlete, 14 Apr 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2013 High Jump T13 1.84
4 2015 High Jump T12 1.79
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 High Jump T12 1.78