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LEKOMTSEV Vladislav
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthRomashkino, RUS
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Alisa, sons Timofey [2015] and Matvey [2021], daughter Sofia [2021]
Residence
Izhevsk, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Pedagogy, Psychology - Udmurt State University: Izhevsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Izhevsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Before losing his arm he was involved in able-bodied cross-country skiing and freestyle wrestling, and his mother encouraged him to get back into sports after his injury. She contacted Victor Kuznetsov, president of the Paralympic movement in the region of Udmurtia, and brought her son to Izhevsk where he began training.
Club / Team
Udmurtia Sports Training Centre: Izhevsk, RUS
Name of coach
Maxim Vylegzhanin [personal], RUS, from 2020
General Interest
Nicknames
Vlad (VK profile, 19 Oct 2021)
Hobbies
Taking walks with his family, spending time with friends, visiting cafes, playing video games. (beijing2022.paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2022)
Most influential person in career
His family. (paralympic.org, 09 Feb 2022)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He tries to wear clothes that he wore during previous victories. (izhlife.ru, 21 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2019/20 Best Para Athlete in the Udmurtia region of the Russian Federation. (udmurt.ru, 09 Nov 2020)

In 2014 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 11 Mar 2014)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [fourth grade] in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He won a gold medal in biathlon and cross-country skiing at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (susanin.news, 30 Apr 2021)
Impairment
At age 12 he lost his left arm while fixing a tractor. (izhlife.ru, 21 Mar 2014)
Other information
AMBASSADOR
In 2018 he became a regional ambassador of the GTO [Ready for Labour and Defence] national physical education programme in the Russian Federation. (susanin.news, 12 Oct 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 7.5km Sprint - Standing 20:01.8
5 2014 15km Individual - Standing 38:21.2
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 20km Classic Style - Standing 57:29.5 
3 2014 1km Sprint Freestyle - Standing 3:54.6
1 2014 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 24:22.8 
3 2014 10km Freestyle - Standing 25:06.8 
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
17 2010/2011 3km Pursuit - Standing 11:21.7
11 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Standing 23:52.8
16 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Standing 43:47.4
16 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Standing 25:51.1
7 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Standing 40:14.5
1 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Standing 18:40.2
1 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Standing 32:41.2
2 2014/2015 15km Individual - Standing 39:28.7
1 2021/2022 6km Sprint - Standing 15:35.8
1 2021/2022 10km Middle - Standing 26:56.0
1 2021/2022 12.5km Individual - Standing 34:19.4
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
14 2010/2011 10km - Standing 28:36.5
9 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Standing  
1 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Standing  
  2012/2013 20km - Standing  DNS
1 2012/2013 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 25:32.2
1 2012/2013 10km - Standing 27:08.5
1 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Standing  
2 2014/2015 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 27:30.7
1 2014/2015 10km - Standing 25:41.4
1 2021/2022 12.5km Classic Style - Standing 36:05.7
1 2021/2022 20km Freestyle - Standing 41:41.4
1 2021/2022 Sprint Classic Style - Standing  
1 2021/2022 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 24:50.7