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KHARAGEZOV Pavel
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthNovocherkassk, URS
Height1.76 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Kira
Residence
Novocherkassk, RUS
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
Rostov Regional Centre of Olympic Preparation No.1: Russia
Name of coach
Olga Isupova [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Pasha (pronovocherkassk.ru, 19 Sep 2012)
Hero / Idol
Russian middle distance runner Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
He took part in the torch relays ahead of the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (dontr.ru, 05 Mar 2014; donnews.ru, 21 Jan 2014)

For his performance at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 30 Sep 2009)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 06 Mar 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
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