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Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
Place of BirthBarnaul, URS
Height1.93 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Barnaul, RUS
Higher education
Management - Altai State University: Barnaul, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2008 in Barnaul, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Altai Regional Centre of Sports Preparation: Barnaul, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Manuylov, RUS, from 2010
Senior International Debut
Competing for
European Championships
Stadskanaal, NED
General Interest
Watching movies. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 800m [T12] at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and gold in the 800m [T12] at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 31 May 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian Greco-Roman wrestler Alexander Karelin, Kenyan middle distance runners David Rudisha and Asbel Kiprop. (Athlete, 11 Jun 2016; 07 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Healthy body, healthy mind." (, 28 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He was named among the 2015 Best Athletes of Altai region of the Russian Federation. (, 18 Feb 2016)

For his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he was awarded the Order for Merits to the Fatherland by the president of the Russian Federation. (, 12 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 28 Dec 2015)
Other information
He expressed disappointment after winning silver in the 800m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. "In an instant I lost my head. I counted on having enough [stamina] so I ran fast for 250 metres but the strongest one is the one who finishes faster. It's disappointing because I was really counting on gold. But such is life. As someone said, 'This was your Olympiad, but this was not your race today.'" (, 06 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
12 2012 1500m T13 4:10.83
2 2012 800m T12 1:56.65
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 800m T12 1:50.02
1 2013 400m T12 49.16
1 2015 800m T13 1:53.16
2 2015 400m T13 48.42
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 400m T13 48.99
1 2016 800m T13 1:55.26
1 2016 400m T13 48.37