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KODLOZEROV Ivan
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthSt. Petersburg, RUS
Height1.72 m
Weight 64 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46, F46
Further Personal Information
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Malakhovka, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para cross-country skiing at age 15.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged by his parents, who are former skiers. His father was also a skiing coach.
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS; Irina Kodlozerova [mother, personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Finland
General Interest
Nicknames
Vanya (mirny.ru, 22 Mar 2012)
Hobbies
Hunting, fishing, listening to music, watching movies. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the 12.5km individual biathlon event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His father Sergey Kodlozerov. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
French biathlete Martin Fourcade. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 19 Jan 2015)
Other sports
He competes in Para biathlon and Para cross-country skiing internationally. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
His father and coach, Sergey, and his mother Irina are former cross-country skiers. His grandfather was Russian athletics champion in the 800m. (mirny.ru, 22 Mar 2012)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born without bones in his right hand, and one of the bones on the large finger of his left hand. He also had troubles with his heart, head, spine and intestines at birth, which meant doctors initially feared he would not live beyond a year. (rezeptsport.ru, 13 Dec 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
9 2014 7.5km Sprint - Standing 20:16.2
5 2014 12.5km Middle - Standing 32:04.8
8 2014 15km Individual - Standing 40:19.6
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
13 2014 1km Sprint Freestyle - Standing 4:02.85
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
9 2010/2011 3km Pursuit - Standing 12:32.4
13 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Standing 24:16.5
11 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Standing 44:54.5
4 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Standing 23:30.3
5 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Standing 39:38.6
8 2012/2013 15km Individual - Standing 41:11.1
8 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Standing 20:10.2
10 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Standing 36:19.7
5 2014/2015 15km Individual - Standing 42:16.2
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
17 2010/2011 10km - Standing 30:16.1
18 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Standing  
8 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Standing  
5 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Standing  
9 2014/2015 10km - Standing 27:33.6