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BUCHKOU Yury
Sport Para athletics
NPC Belarus   
GenderMen
Age48
Place of BirthMinsk, URS
Height1.94 m
Weight 108 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Zlata
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1989 in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
He liked the sport as a child and wanted to become a professional athlete.
Name of coach
Aliaksandr Litvinenko, BLR, from 1989
Senior International Debut
Year
1998
Competing for
Belarus
Location
Madrid, ESP
General Interest
Hobbies
Chess, using the computer. (Athlete, 29 Jun 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Setting a world record in shot put at the 1999 European Championships in Lisbon, Portugal. (Athlete, 29 Jun 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Aliaksandr Litvinenko. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Success through calm, well-planned training." (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (sportfpb.by, 22 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 29 Jun 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2000 Discus Throw F12 44.06
3 2000 Shot Put F12 14.67
4 2004 Shot Put F13 15.01 
6 2004 Discus Throw F12 41.79 
8 2008 Discus Throw F11/12 43.43
5 2008 Shot Put F11-12 14.98
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2002 Discus Throw F12 44.18
4 2006 Shot Put F12 14.98
4 2006 Discus Throw F12 41.56
8 2015 Shot Put F12 13.83
7 2015 Discus Throw F12 39.97
7 2017 Shot Put F12 13.52
6 2017 Discus Throw F12 40.01
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2016 Shot Put F12 13.42
4 2016 Discus Throw F12 39.97
4 2018 Shot Put F12 13.38
5 2018 Discus Throw F12 37.96