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PETROV Alexey
Sport Para ice hockey, Para snowboard
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age30
Place of BirthKotlas, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
SB-LL2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Information Management, Mathematics - Moscow State University of Humanities and Economics: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para snowboarding in 2018 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He switched from Para ice hockey to Para snowboarding. "I was very interested in snowboarding, I have watched it since 2014. I was eager to practise it but I could not combine it with ice hockey. In 2018, I decided it was time to move on. Something about snowboarding deeply attracted me."
Club / Team
SHC Ugra: Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS
Name of coach
Evgeny Pronashko [national], RUS; Nikita Kovalenko [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in men's SB-LL2 snowboard cross at the 2020 Asian Cup in Chongli, People's Republic of China, and winning bronze in banked slalom at the Russian championships in 2020. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020; IPC, 10 Jan 2020)
Most influential person in career
His first Para ice hockey coach Ruslan Batyrshin, and Para snowboard coaches Nikita Kovalenko and Evgeny Pronashko. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian ice hockey players Evgeni Malkin, Alexander Ovechkin and Pavel Datsyuk, French snowboarder Pierre Vaultier. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport encourages self-development and teaches you about yourself." (shc-ugra.ru, 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 01 Sep 2020)
Other sports
He won Russian championship titles in Para ice hockey in 2017 and 2018. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020; csi-ugra.ru, 24 Jul 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Russian championships. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has completed a master's degree in law at Moscow State University of Humanities and Economics in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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