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KULIATIN Anton
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthBiysk, RUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, T13
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Alla
Residence
Novosibirsk, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 17 in Biysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He switched from able-bodied athletics to Para athletics after he was diagnosed with optic atrophy. "I came to athletics rather late. I played football at the same time but it was interesting to try there and here. Football was amateur rather than professional, so combining it was easy."
Club / Team
Flamingo Athletics Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS] / Novosibirsk Regional Centre of Adaptive Physical Education and Sport [RUS]:
Name of coach
Nikolay Khalukhaev [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T13 1500m at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian runner Alla Kuliatina [Antipina] [his wife]. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
He was named among three Best Para Athletes in Novosibirsk region of the Russian Federation. (sport.nso.ru, 25 Dec 2019)

He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied athletics and represented the Russian Federation at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (nspu.ru, 07 Aug 2018; worldathletics.org, 11 Jul 2015)
Famous relatives
His wife Alla Kuliatina [Antipina] has competed in athletics and won a gold medal in the 10,000m at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (nspu.ru, 07 Aug 2018; worldathletics.org, 08 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He has had issues with his vision since childhood. In 2013 he was diagnosed with optic atrophy. (video.tcm10.ru, 22 May 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2019 1500m T13 3:47.91
13 2019 400m T12 54.64