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MURYGIN Grigory
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age23
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54, LW12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2011 in Omsk, Russia.
Name of coach
Irina Gromova, RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
Location
Oita, JPN
General Interest
Nicknames
Grisha (bmsi.ru, 01 Jun 2012)
Awards and honours
For his achievements at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, he was awarded the Order of Friendship by the president of Russia. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (rezeptsport.ru, 25 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He also competes in wheelchair racing. (minsportfcp.ru, 27 Oct 2014)
Ambitions
To compete in wheelchair racing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (minsportfcp.ru, 27 Oct 2014)
Impairment
He lost his legs in 2011 in a railway accident. (ngs55.ru, 14 Mar 2014)
Other information
WHEELCHAIR MARATHON
He finished ninth out of 291 competitors at the 31st Oita International Wheelchair Half-Marathon, his first international wheelchair racing competition, which took place in October 2011 in Oita, Japan. He was the second-youngest competitor and, as a newcomer, he was in the last starting group. "Until Japan I managed to perform with superiority only in Russia, but there the distances were significantly shorter than a half-marathon." (biletomsk.ru, 04 Oct 2012; rezeptsport.ru, 30 Oct 2011; wheelchair-marathon.com, 05 Oct 2012; biletomsk.ru, 04 Oct 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 12.5km Middle - Sitting 35:59.6
2 2014 15km Individual - Sitting 42:25.7
Paralympic Games (Overall) - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 1km Sprint - Sitting 2:30.6
1 2014 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 24:22.8 
3 2014 10km - Sitting 31:18.2 
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
1 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 21:33.6
11 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Sitting 38:39.0
6 2012/2013 15km Individual - Sitting 44:33.3
6 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 23:06.7
1 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Sitting 37:58.1
3 2014/2015 15km Individual - Sitting 47:15.4
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Sitting  
12 2012/2013 15km - Sitting 44:41.9
1 2012/2013 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 25:32.2
2 2012/2013 10km - Sitting 25:25.0
4 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Sitting  
2 2014/2015 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 27:30.7