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ANTIPOV Andrey
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthGorky, URS
Height1.83 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T35
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Photographer, Teacher
Languages
German, Russian
Higher education
Pedagogy, History - Nizhniy Novgorod State Educational University: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began at the age of 25 in Nizhniy Novgorod.
Why this sport?
As a youngster he participated in swimming, basketball, football and athletics, but as he got older, he understood he wanted to train only in athletics.
Club / Team
Children's-Youth Sport School 'Nizhegorodets': Nizhny Novgorod, RUS
Name of coach
Valentina Sukhanova, Evgeny Sukhanov
Training Regime
Six training sessions a week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Russia
Location
Emmeloord
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
"My first medal at the Russian Championships in 2007." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2011)
Most influential person in career
His father Nikolai. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Nothing is impossible." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2011)
Awards and honours
He holds the national sports title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (yafor.ru, 31 Aug 2012)

He receives a financial stipend from Nizhny Novgorod Regional Governor Valery Shantsev. (yafor.ru, 31 Aug 2012)
Other information
SHUTTERBUG
He works part-time as a professional photographer, specialising in individual photo sessions and weddings. (yafor.ru, 31 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 200m T35 29.12
6 2011 100m T35 14.26
8 2013 100m T35 14.16
8 2013 200m T35 29.21