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SVIRIDOV Vladimir
Sport Para athletics
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthNovocherkassk, URS
Height1.83 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F36, T36
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Vladislav [2013]
Residence
Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He has enjoyed sport since he was a young boy.
Club / Team
Rostov Regional Centre of Olympic Preparation No.1: Russia
Name of coach
Olga Isupova [personal], RUS, from 2002
Training Regime
He trains five days a week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Russia
Location
Stadskanaal, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Volodya (chuvashia.com, 20 Feb 2013)
Hobbies
Travelling. (forward-sport.ru, 27 Nov 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F36 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 17 Feb 2021; minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He has had cerebral palsy since he was a child. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 Long Jump F36 5.08
1 2021 Shot Put F36 16.67
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2011 Shot Put F35-36 13.65
1 2011 Long Jump F36 5.29
1 2013 Shot Put F36 14.70
2 2015 Shot Put F36 14.79
1 2019 Shot Put F36 16.32
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Shot Put F36 14.62
1 2016 Shot Put F36 15.34
2 2021 Shot Put F36 15.71