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BYCHENOK Alexey
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age32
Place of BirthTemirtau, URS
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Anastasia, daughter Anna
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para cross-country skiing in 2010 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Rezept Sport: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Gromova, RUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing tennis, table tennis, reading, computer games. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the 12.5km sitting Para biathlon event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, and a gold medal in the 15km sitting Para cross-country skiing event at the 2015 World Championships in Cable, WI, United States of America. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Irina Gromova, Russian Para table tennis player Sergey Poddubny. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up your dream." (Athlete, 29 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2015)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics and won bronze in the 200m T54 at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (SportsDeskOnline, 31 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Impairment
An injury he sustained in 1995 led to his legs being amputated. (rezeptsport.ru, 13 Dec 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 200m T54 25.64
10 2015 1500m T54 3:06.75
12 2015 100m T54 14.92
6 2015 5000m T54 10:57.33
Heats 2015 400m T54 48.85
4 2015 800m T54 1:36.08
4 2015 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:22.61
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 21:58.2
2 2014 12.5km Middle - Sitting 35:29.7
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010/2011 2.4km Pursuit - Sitting 12:22.0
13 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 22:50.5
14 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Sitting 36:36.6
15 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 25:08.3
4 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Sitting 36:45.3
4 2012/2013 15km Individual - Sitting 45:25.6
3 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 22:20.6
2 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Sitting 38:31.5
1 2014/2015 15km Individual - Sitting 46:31.2
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
19 2010/2011 10km - Sitting 27:30.8
12 2010/2011 15km - Sitting 39:57.5
14 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Sitting  
16 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Sitting  
8 2012/2013 15km - Sitting 44:02.6
6 2012/2013 10km - Sitting 26:13.7
  2014/2015 15km - Sitting  DNS
2 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Sitting  
1 2014/2015 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 29:47.5
3 2014/2015 10km - Sitting 28:18.9
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 200m T54 25.29
2 2016 5000m T54 11:16.46
3 2016 400m T54 46.62
3 2016 800m T54 1:35.67
3 2016 100m T54 15.00
2 2016 1500m T54 3:18.53
2 2016 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:08.72
Marathon World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
19 2015 Marathon T53/54 1:46:06