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FRANTCEV Ivan
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthPetropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, URS
Height1.69 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B2
Guide
German Agranovskii
Further Personal Information
Residence
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 14 in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by his older sister Alexandra. "I liked training right away. I didn't see any obstacles for training."
Club / Team
Edelweiss: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS
Name of coach
Olga Agranovskaya [personal], RUS, from 2013; Natalia Brusova, RUS
General Interest
Nicknames
Vanya (kamtime.ru, 29 Apr 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in slalom at the 2013 World Championships in La Molina, Spain. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
US alpine skiers Bode Miller and Ted Ligety. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go forward and don't give up." (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 29 May 2020)
Famous relatives
His older sister Alexandra Frantceva has competed in Para alpine skiing for the Russian Federation, and won five medals at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kamchatinfo.com, 17 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He was born with a vision impairment and is able to see only contours and outlines. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2014; vesti-sochi.tv, 05 Jul 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2010 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:31.89
  2010 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
7 2010 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:51.73
13 2010 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:29.50
7 2010 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:22.67
9 2014 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:30.67
5 2014 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:26.00
  2014 Slalom - Visually Impaired DNF
  2014 Super Combined - Visually Impaired DNF
6 2014 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:40.78
5 2018 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:30.72
5 2018 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:29.30
  2018 Super Combined - Visually Impaired  DNF
8 2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:21.39
  2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2008/2009 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
  2008/2009 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNS
12 2008/2009 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:07.99
8 2008/2009 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:05.47
8 2010/2011 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:29.78
7 2010/2011 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:26.22
6 2010/2011 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:16.00
6 2010/2011 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:33.29
5 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:19.93
4 2012/2013 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:28.00
4 2012/2013 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:12.88
1 2012/2013 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:57.94
3 2012/2013 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 1:47.90
7 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:21.09
4 2014/2015 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:32.53
1 2014/2015 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:23.63
2 2014/2015 Super Combined - Visually Impaired 2:01.35
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:11.74
4 2014/2015 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:57.21
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:48.11
4 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:49.42
4 2015/2016 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:16.98
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:13.83
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:14.11
4 2015/2016 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:21.58
3 2015/2016 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:23.27
World Cup
Rank Year Event Result
5 2010/2011 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
4 2010/2011 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
5 2012/2013 Downhill - Visually Impaired  
1 2012/2013 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
4 2012/2013 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
3 2013/2014 Downhill - Visually Impaired  
4 2013/2014 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
5 2013/2014 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
5 2013/2014 Super-G - Visually Impaired  
3 2014/2015 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
2 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
5 2014/2015 Super-G - Visually Impaired  
3 2015/2016 Downhill - Visually Impaired  
4 2015/2016 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
4 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
3 2015/2016 Super-G - Visually Impaired  
6 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:10.32
5 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:04.92
3 2017/2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:48.90
4 2017/2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:48.73
2 2017/2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:53.92
1 2017/2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired 1:57.95
6 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:17.96
6 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:28.81
1 2017/2018 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
7 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:01.93
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Visually Impaired 59.29
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Visually Impaired 1:01.91
2 2019/2020 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:09.10
1 2019/2020 Super-G - Visually Impaired 1:10.87
2 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired 2:31.05
  2019/2020 Slalom - Visually Impaired  DNF
3 2019/2020 Downhill - Visually Impaired  
2 2019/2020 Slalom - Visually Impaired 21.94
4 2019/2020 Slalom - Visually Impaired  
6 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Visually Impaired  
4 2019/2020 Super-G - Visually Impaired