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OZOLNIEKS Andis
Sport Para athletics
NPC Latvia   
GenderMen
Age40
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Latvia
Languages
Latvian
Higher education
Pedagogy - University of Latvia: Riga, LAT
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1996.
Name of coach
Aldi Supulnieks [national], LAT; Inara Aperane [national], LAT
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was Latvia's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He was involved in a car accident at age six which resulted in severe trauma to his left hand. (citadele.lv, 21 May 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2000 Javelin Throw F46 46.01
10 2004 Shot Put F44/46 13.59 
8 2004 Discus Throw F44/46 40.46 
7 2012 Shot Put F46 13.45
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2013 Discus Throw F46 33.25