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BUGAEV Alexey
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC RPC   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthKrasnoyarsk, RUS
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Krasnoyarsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Siberian Federal University: Krasnoyarsk, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His parents wanted him to be better integrated into society and took him to an alpine resort, where a local alpine skiing coach noticed him. "At age six, I saw children skiing. My parents asked me, 'Do you want to?' I really wanted to."
Club / Team
Youth of Moscow: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Nazarov [national, personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Hiking, trekking. (beijing2022.paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning his first medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. He went on to claim a further four medals at the 2014 Games. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
French alpine skier Alexis Pinturault. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2014)
Injuries
He injured his shoulder at the 2020 World Cup event in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russian Federation, and missed the rest of the season. (paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2020; Instagram profile, 16 Feb 2020)

He broke his arm during the slalom event at the 2013 World Championships in La Molina, Spain. He continued to compete with his arm in plaster, and won silver medals in giant slalom and super combined. (newslab.ru, 27 Feb 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you fall down nine times, you must stand up 10 times." (Athlete, 14 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
In October 2018 he and Russian Para skier Ekaterina Rumyantseva received the International Giuseppe Sciacca Award in Rome, Italy. (paralymp.ru, 17 Oct 2018)

In recognition of his performance at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, he received the Order of Honour in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 20 Mar 2018)

In November 2015 he received the Best Debut Award from the International Paralympic Committee [IPC], in recognition of his achievements at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 14 Nov 2015)

For his achievements at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [fourth class] in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

In 2014 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 11 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (novayagazeta.ru, 27 Jul 2021)
Impairment
He has a congenital malformation of one of his hands. (novayagazeta.ru, 27 Jul 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Downhill - Standing 1:24.41 
3 2014 Super-G - Standing 1:22.30 
1 2014 Slalom - Standing 1:38.97 
1 2014 Super Combined - Standing 2:09.72 
2 2014 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:27.87 
7 2018 Downhill - Standing 1:28.68
5 2018 Super-G - Standing 1:28.47
1 2018 Super Combined - Standing 2:10.56
2 2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:13.49
  2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2012/2013 Downhill - Standing 1:35.54
6 2012/2013 Super-G - Standing 1:15.95
5 2012/2013 Slalom - Standing 2:01.36
2 2012/2013 Super Combined - Standing 1:42.90
2 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:09.61
1 2014/2015 Downhill - Standing 1:27.60
1 2014/2015 Super-G - Standing 1:19.88
1 2014/2015 Super Combined - Standing 1:54.56
1 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:01.19 
1 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing 1:39.05 
3 2021/2022 Downhill - Standing 1:13.94
2 2021/2022 Super-G - Standing 1:07.76
2 2021/2022 Super Combined - Standing 1:50.06
1 2021/2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:15.04
6 2021/2022 Slalom - Standing 1:32.96
3 2021/2022 Parallel - all classes  
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:38.03
1 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:43.30
  2015/2016 Slalom - Standing  DNF
4 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing 1:15.01
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing 1:14.91
5 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing 1:22.12
5 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing 1:24.74
World Cup
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012/2013 Downhill - Standing  
1 2012/2013 Slalom - Standing  
1 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Standing  
2 2013/2014 Downhill - Standing  
3 2013/2014 Slalom - Standing  
5 2013/2014 Giant Slalom - Standing  
1 2013/2014 Super-G - Standing  
1 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing  
7 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing  
2 2014/2015 Super-G - Standing  
4 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing  
1 2015/2016 Slalom - Standing  
1 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing  
5 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing  
1 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:55.71
  2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
1 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 1:37.93
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DSQ
3 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 1:52.60
1 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 1:46.56
1 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:08.22
1 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:14.75
  2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
2 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 1:30.54
1 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  
2 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  
6 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:08.17
9 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:07.76
17 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:09.14
6 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:56.88
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  DNF
3 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:42.37
4 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:53.81
1 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:54.24
2 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:58.36
2 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:41.70
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:00.29
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 59.52
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:02.34
  2019/2020 Super-G - Standing  DNS
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing  
8 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  
4 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  
13 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing