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SILOVS Dmitrijs
Sport Para athletics
NPC Latvia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthKraslava, URS
Height1.85 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F38, T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kraslava, LAT
Occupation
Sports Teacher
Languages
Latvian, Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2003 in Kraslava, Latvia.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of his physical therapy.
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Latvia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Espoo, FIN
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Inara Aperane. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Kenyan javelin thrower Julius Yego. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To infinity and beyond." (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a sporting achievement award at the 2015 Jelgava Sports Awards in Latvia. (news.lv, 07 Jan 2016)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, which affects the right side of his body. He also has one leg that is shorter than the other. (jauns.lv, 26 Aug 2016; skalak.rsu.lv, 18 Jan 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2012 Long Jump F37/38 5.29
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2006 Long Jump F37 4.85
9 2011 Long Jump F37/38 5.07
11 2011 200m T37 27.07
7 2011 Javelin Throw F37-38 42.16
  2013 Long Jump T37/38  NoM
2 2013 Javelin Throw F37/38 46.45
2 2015 Javelin Throw F37 50.48
13 2015 Shot Put F37 11.03
10 2015 Long Jump T37 5.24
1 2017 Javelin Throw F37 55.89
5 2017 Shot Put F37 12.81
6 2019 Javelin Throw F38 47.01
7 2019 Shot Put F38 12.38
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Long Jump T37 5.24
1 2014 Javelin Throw F37/38 47.32
6 2014 Shot Put F37 11.53
1 2016 Javelin Throw F37/38 54.86
2 2016 Shot Put F37 13.17
1 2018 Javelin Throw F38 51.54