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SHIRIN Aleksandr
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthMagnitogorsk, RUS
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F13, T13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Chelyabinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education: Chelyabinsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Chelyabinsk Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Nikolay Slobtsov [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Rap music. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in T13 400m at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, gold in 200m and silver in 400m at the 2019 Russian Championships. (Athlete, 25 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian artistic gymnast Nikita Nagornyy, Turkish sprinter Ramil Guliyev. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named among the 10 Best Para Athletes of the Year in 2020 in Chelyabinsk region of the Russian Federation. (chelsport.ru, 24 Dec 2020)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 27 Feb 2021; Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To win medals at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2021 400m T13 49.75
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 400m T13 50.31
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2021 400m T13 50.36