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POMYKALOV Ildar
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age47
Place of BirthUfa, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ufa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Bashkir State Pedagogical University: Ufa, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1990.
Why this sport?
He was inspired by his uncle Anatoly Pomykalov, who was a 1988 Paralympic silver medallist.
Name of coach
Petr Buylov
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
1990
Senior International Debut
Year
1993
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Dublin
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies and sports, listening to music. (Athlete, 30 May 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
His first victory at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (Athlete, 30 May 2014)
Injuries
He ran in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing with an injured Achilles' tendon, and competed in the 2012 Games in London with an injured knee. (london2012.rsport.ru, 09 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he received the Certificate of Honour of the Bashkir Republic. (kiziltan.ru, 23 Nov 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (bashkortostan450.ru, 12 Feb 2008)

In 2002 he received the Russian Order of Friendship. (bashkortostan450.ru, 12 Feb 2008)

He was named Outstanding Athlete of the Bashkir Republic in 1997. (bashkortostan450.ru, 12 Feb 2008)
Famous relatives
His uncle, Anatoly Pomykalov, won silver in 800m at the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul. (Athlete, 30 May 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 1996 5000m T12 16:16.93 
1 2000 Marathon T13 2:35:01
6 2004 10000m T13 32:33.55 
1 2004 Marathon T13 2:38:45 
  2008 10000m T12  DNF
3 2008 Marathon T12 2:33:27
9 2012 Marathon T12 2:43:38
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 1994 Marathon T12 2:45:13
1 1994 10000m T12 33:34.99
2 1994 5000m T12 16:02.76
5 2002 10000m T13 33:51.25
1 2002 Marathon T13 2:40:15
12 2006 1500m T12  DNF
2 2006 Marathon T12 2:45:17
5 2011 Marathon T12 2:35:59