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IVANOV Mikhail
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthLipetsk, URS
Height1.90 m
Weight 103 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kurovskoye, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Lawyer
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Law - Moscow Psychology Social University [branch]: Kurovskoye, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up ice sledge hockey in 2010 in Aleksin, Russia.
Why this sport?
A friend invited him to try the sport after he lost his leg in an accident.
Club / Team
Phoenix: Russia
Name of coach
Sergey Samoylov [national], RUS; Nikolay Sharshukov [club], RUS, from 2013
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Nikolay Sharshukov. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Russian ice hockey player Artem Nosov. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (team-russia2014.ru, 18 Mar 2014)

For his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, he was awarded the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] by the president of Russia. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

He was awarded the 'What is life? Fight!' award by the Russian Paralympic Committee at the 2013 VII Solemn Award Ceremony. (paralympic.org, 06 Nov 2013)

He was named Best Goaltender at the 2013 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool in Goyang, South Korea. (paralympic.org, 02 May 2013)

He was named Best Goaltender at the 2012 Russian Championships. (udm-info.ru, 20 Mar 2012)
Impairment
He had to have his leg amputated after being involved in a train accident. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Team