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KHINCHAGOV Albert
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthVladikavkaz, RUS
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Vladikavkaz, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - North Ossetian State University: Vladikavkaz, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 18 in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"In my city, [Russian Para athlete] Gocha Khugaev was doing athletics, he was an example for me, and it was due to him that I began this sport."
Club / Team
Stimul Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Vladikavkaz, RUS
Name of coach
Boris Koroev [personal], RUS; Valery Gagloev [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Hiking. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F37 shot put at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 30 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Valery Gagloev. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
German shot putter David Storl. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2020 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 19 Oct 2020)
Famous relatives
His second-cousin Khetag Khinchagov has represented the Russian Federation in Para athletics and won silver in the T38 long jump at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (paralympic.org, 15 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To become Paralympic champion. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2021 Shot Put F37 15.78
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2019 Shot Put F37 15.25
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2021 Shot Put F37 15.19