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IAREMCHUK Alexander
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthShangaly, RUS
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Malakhovka, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 13 in Shangaly, Russian Federation. He went on to compete internationally in Para Nordic skiing before switching to Para athletics.
Why this sport?
"From childhood I loved running, and it loved me back."
Club / Team
Pomorye Centre of Sports Preparation: Arkhangelsk, RUS
Name of coach
Vyacheslav Sadovnikov [personal], RUS; Alexander Sadovnikov [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing and watching football. (Athlete, 29 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T46 1500m at the 2016 European Para Athletics Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coaches. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2020)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (Athlete, 28 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The main thing is to set a goal for yourself so that you have something to get up in the morning for and go to training." (centrsporta.ru, 09 Apr 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named among the five Best Para Athletes of the Year in 2019 in the Arkhangelsk region of the Russian Federation. (dvinanews.ru, 14 Dec 2019)

He has received the titles of Master of Sport of International Class in Para athletics and Para Nordic skiing in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Other sports
He represented the Russian Federation in cross-country skiing and biathlon at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (SportsDeskOnline, 25 Oct 2019; Athlete, 28 May 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (centrsporta.ru, 09 Apr 2017)
Impairment
He is missing his left forearm. (VK profile, 28 Mar 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 1500m T46 3:54.40
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 7.5km Sprint - Standing 20:15.8
8 2014 12.5km Middle - Standing 32:48.0
7 2014 15km Individual - Standing 39:21.3
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014 10km Freestyle - Standing 26:50.7
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
14 2010/2011 3km Pursuit - Standing 10:56.4
15 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Standing 24:48.6
14 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Standing 45:06.4
7 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Standing 24:09.0
8 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Standing 40:29.1
4 2012/2013 15km Individual - Standing 41:27.1
4 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Standing 19:44.5
6 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Standing 34:27.7
10 2014/2015 15km Individual - Standing 44:17.3
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
16 2010/2011 10km - Standing 30:05.2
17 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Standing  
9 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Standing  
6 2014/2015 20km - Standing 47:01.1
8 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Standing  
5 2014/2015 10km - Standing 26:49.0
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 1500m T46 4:02.69