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DAVIDOVICH Aliaksandr
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age34
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Tatyana, son Dominik
Residence
Russia
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education: Ufa, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Mogilev, Belarus.
Club / Team
Centre of Supreme Sports Skill Preparation: Ufa, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS; Vladimir Malinsky [personal], RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Fixing cars. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His relatives. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Russian biathlete Anton Babikov. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, he was presented with the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] by the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

In 2014 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 18 Jan 2015; minsport.gov.ru, 11 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He competed in both cross-country skiing and biathlon at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2006, 2010 and 2014. He represented Belarus in Para rowing at the 2007 World Championships in Munich, Germany. He has also competed in Para cycling at international level, placing fourth in the H5 - time trial - road at the 2018 World Championships in Maniago, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Dec 2018; paralymp.ru, 07 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Impairment
At age 20 he lost his foot and part of his lower leg in a workplace accident involving a bench saw. (sb.by, 01 Aug 2008)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
15 2006 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 29:20.5
8 2010 2.4km Pursuit - Sitting  
10 2010 12.5km Individual - Sitting 42:26.6
3 2014 15km Individual - Sitting 44:46.2
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
8 2006 5km - Sitting 16:30.6
7 2006 10km - Sitting 27:45.2
6 2006 15km - Sitting 43:35.1
6 2010 15km - Sitting 42:43.1
8 2010 10km - Sitting 28:38.0
12 2010 1km Sprint - Sitting  
3 2014 15km - Sitting 42:08.6 
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
12 2010/2011 2.4km Pursuit - Sitting 15:17.0
11 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 22:19.9
5 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Sitting 35:13.4
5 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 22:51.3
4 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Sitting 39:40.1
4 2014/2015 15km Individual - Sitting 48:14.5
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
3 2008/2009 15km - Sitting LW10-12 50:05.2
3 2008/2009 10km - Sitting LW10-12 33:42.2
6 2008/2009 1km Sprint - LW10-12  
7 2010/2011 10km - Sitting 25:45.2
5 2010/2011 15km - Sitting 37:13.9
1 2014/2015 15km - Sitting 44:06.2
1 2014/2015 10km - Sitting 27:45.3