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AKHMADULIN Aleksandr
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para snowboard
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age24
Height1.60 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-UL
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dmitrov, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para snowboarding in 2015 at the Leonid Tyagachev Ski Club in Shukolovo, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He switched from Para alpine skiing to Para snowboarding.
Club / Team
Shukolovo Alpine Skiing Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Russia
Name of coach
Maxim Pasechnyuk [personal], RUS
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha (izvestia.ru, 19 Dec 2013)
Hobbies
Playing computer games. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the Russian championships. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Natalia Brusova and Alexander Nazarov. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
Austrian alpine skier Marcel Hirscher, Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 01 Sep 2020)
Other sports
He has represented the Russian Federation in Para alpine skiing, including at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 18 Feb 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Impairment
At age eight he climbed into the opening of a transformer box and was electrocuted, resulting in both of his arms having to be amputated. He lived in a children's home during his rehabilitation. (lifenews.ru, 07 Mar 2014; gazeta-n1.ru, 19 Dec 2007)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para alpine skiing
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 Slalom - Standing DNF
  2014 Giant Slalom - Standing DNF