Page back
SVECHNIKOV Aleksandr
Sport Para athletics
NPC Uzbekistan   
GenderMen
Age22
Place of BirthTashkent, UZB
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tashkent, UZB
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Name of coach
Elena Svechnikova [mother], UZB
General Interest
Hobbies
Walking his dog, cars. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in javelin at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2017)
Hero / Idol
Uzbekistani javelin thrower Rinat Tarzumanov. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Uzbekistan. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2017)

For his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Pride of Uzbekistan award. (uznews.uz, 23 Sep 2016)
Famous relatives
His older sister Anastasiya Svechnikova competed in athletics [javelin throw] at the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia, and the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Javelin Throw F13 65.69
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2017 Javelin Throw F13 71.01
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 Javelin Throw F12/13 69.72