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AMOSOV Alexey
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age37
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Maria, daughter Victoria
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Management - Academy of Labour and Social Relations: Moscow, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009 with the Polar Bears ice sledge hockey club in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Phoenix: Russia
Name of coach
Nikolay Sharshukov [club], RUS; Sergey Samoylov [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, and a bronze medal at the 2013 World Championships A-Pool in Goyang, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2015)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work is the key to success." (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2015)

He received the Order For Merit to the Fatherland [first grade] in Russian Federation, in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of being seriously wounded during military service. (pravdasevera.ru, 12 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 Team  
3 2015 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Team