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SHISHKOVSKIY Artem
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthKustanai, URS
Height1.82 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Irina, daughter Anastasia
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Urals State Law University: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2012 in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He saw a television programme about the Russian Paralympic champion Sergey Shilov, and became interested in wheelchair racing.
Club / Team
Vorobyovy Gory: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Shilov [personal], RUS; Alexei Vasyatkin [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Czech Republic
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver and bronze medals at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family, and his coach. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 02 Mar 2020; Athlete, 31 May 2016)
Impairment
In 2009 he suffered a serious spinal cord injury in a car accident. Initially, he was only able to move his head but he followed a three-year rehabilitation programme and regained the use of his arms. (uralsky-rabochi.ru, 10 Apr 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 800m T53 2:39.35
3 2014 1500m T52 5:08.21
3 2014 400m T52 1:09.32
2 2014 100m T52 19.24
2 2016 1500m T52 4:21.19
3 2016 100m T52 20.74
4 2016 400m T52 1:07.65