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ALESHKIN Vadim
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthPerm, URS
Height1.78 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44, T44
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chelyabinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Public Administration - Chelyabinsk State University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
After trying arm wrestling and cycling, he found athletics was something he enjoyed and was good at.
Club / Team
Specialised Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.2: Chelyabinsk, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Pugach, RUS, from 2012; Veronika Tregubova, RUS, from 2011
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Location
Stadskanaal, NED
General Interest
Hobbies
Coaching arm wrestling. (Athlete, 04 Aug 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 26 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
His wife. (Athlete, 02 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter and long jumper Carl Lewis. (Athlete, 02 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Athletics for me is power, speed, strength, stamina. These are all qualities that a man should have." (rezeptsport.ru, 30 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (rezeptsport.ru, 21 Feb 2016)
Other sports
He used to compete in arm wrestling and finished second at the world championships in Las Vegas, NV, United States. (rezeptsport.ru, 30 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 May 2016)
Impairment
He lost his right leg in early 2003. (rezeptsport.ru, 30 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 Long Jump T44 6.91
3 2015 4 x 100m Relay T42-47 44.27
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 100m T44  DNS
7 2014 Long Jump T42-44 5.89
6 2016 Long Jump T44 6.30