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SVIRIDOV Vladimir
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthNovocherkassk, URS
Height1.83 m
Weight 95 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F36
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Elena, son Vladislav [2013]
Residence
Novocherkassk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He has enjoyed sport since he was a young boy.
Club / Team
Rostov Regional Centre of Olympic Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Olga Isupova, RUS, from 2002
Training Regime
He trains five days per week.
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Russia
Location
Stadskanaal, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Volodya (chuvashia.com, 20 Feb 2013)
Hobbies
Playing table tennis, computer games. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F36 shot put at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (rezeptsport.ru, 21 Feb 2016)
Famous relatives
His wife Elena Sviridova [nee Ivanova], won three gold medals in para-athletics at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (rsport.ru, 23 Sep 2012)
Impairment
He has had cerebral palsy since he was a child. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Other information
PARALYMPIC MARRIAGE
He married his wife Elena in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation, after the pair had competed at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (rsport.ru, 23 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 Long Jump F36 5.08
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2011 Shot Put F35-36 13.65
1 2011 Long Jump F36 5.29
1 2013 Shot Put F36 14.70
2 2015 Shot Put F36 14.79
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 Shot Put F36 14.62
1 2016 Shot Put F36 15.34