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ELMIN Alexander
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age29
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F35
Further Personal Information
Residence
Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 16 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Rostov Regional Centre of Olympic Preparation No.1: Russia
Name of coach
Igor Voroshin [personal], RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
Location
Stadskanaal, NED
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Hard work will be rewarded." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
He carried the Paralympic torch in Taganrog, Russian Federation, as it made its way through the country ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (novochgrad.ru, 05 Mar 2014)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Impairment
He has had paraparesis since childhood. The condition affects his lower limbs. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 Shot Put F34 12.76
8 2012 Discus Throw F32/33/34 39.85
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 Shot Put F34 12.79
  2013 Discus Throw F32/33/34  NoM
3 2015 Shot Put F35 13.87
5 2019 Shot Put F35 13.45
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Shot Put F35 12.45
1 2016 Shot Put F35 14.06