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SAMOLIUK Vladimir
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthBobrynets, UKR
Height1.87 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Navashino, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2012 in Navashino in the Nizhny Novgorod region of the Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His first coach Vyacheslav Mysov noticed him while he was at school. He began training full-time after his mother's death in 2011, as she had supported his passion for sports and wanted to see him succeed.
Club / Team
Nizhegorodets Sports School: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Name of coach
Valentina Sukhanova [personal], RUS; Evgeny Sukhanov [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Swansea, WAL
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 800m at the 2018 INAS World Indoor Championships in Val-de-Reuil, France. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
His physical education teacher at school. (Athlete, 30 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 20 Feb 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2019 1500m T20 4:03.86
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 400m T20 55.73
6 2016 800m T20 2:00.01