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KHARAGEZOV Pavel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthNovocherkassk, URS
Height1.76 m
Weight 58 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T36
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Alesya, daughter Kira
Residence
Novocherkassk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2001 at age 14 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He enjoys running so it was natural for him to take up athletics.
Club / Team
Centre of Sports Preparation: Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Name of coach
Denis Babak, RUS, from 2015
Training Regime
He trains seven days per week, doing from 11 to 13 sessions.
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Pasha (pronovocherkassk.ru, 19 Sep 2012)
Hobbies
Spending time with his family, cars. (Athlete, 18 Jun 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (Athlete, 18 Jun 2014)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
Russian middle distance runner Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be the best." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (rezeptsport.ru, 19 Jul 2015)

He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. His leg of the relay was in Taganrog, Russian Federation. (dontr.ru, 05 Mar 2014; donnews.ru, 21 Jan 2014)

He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. His leg of the relay was in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation. (dontr.ru, 05 Mar 2014; donnews.ru, 21 Jan 2014)
Impairment
He has had cerebral palsy since childhood. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 400m T36 57.51
3 2008 800m T36 2:14.80
4 2012 800m T36 2:12.47
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2006 200m T36 26.88
8 2006 400m T36  DSQ
4 2011 1500m T36 4:47.48
5 2011 800m T36 2:16.59
3 2013 800m T36 2:16.47
2 2013 1500m T36 4:51.17