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VDOVIN Andrey
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age24
Place of BirthDzerzhinsk, RUS
Height1.80 m
Weight 69 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Dzerzhinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Information Technology - Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 10 in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Zarya Youth Sport School of Olympic Reserve: Dzerzhinsk, RUS
Name of coach
Galina Kosheleva, RUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Location
Grosseto, ITA
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching football. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 31 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
He carried the Paralympic torch through Nizhny Novgorod as the relay made its way through Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (vgoroden.ru, 04 Mar 2014)

In 2013 he received the Second Wind award at the Back to Life ceremonies, which honoured para-athletes on the Russian national team. (sportbox.ru, 02 Nov 2013)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (rsf-id.ru, 24 Feb 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 100m T37 11.48
1 2013 200m T37 22.77
1 2013 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 44.85
1 2015 200m T37 22.59
1 2015 400m T37 50.99
1 2015 100m T37 11.46
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 100m T37 11.49
1 2014 200m T37 23.23
1 2014 400m T37 50.91
2 2016 200m T38 24.32
1 2016 400m T38 50.52
1 2016 100m T38 11.98