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PETROV Evgeny
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthMozhga, URS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Residence
Izhevsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Izhevsk State Technical University: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2009 in Udmurtia, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"It was difficult to understand that I had become a disabled person. I thought of how to move on, and sport became a rescue for me."
Club / Team
Udmurtia: Izhevsk, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Larionov [club], RUS; Sergey Samoylov [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
General Interest
Nicknames
Zhenya (mozhga.net, 02 Dec 2013)
Hobbies
Table tennis. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alexander Larionov. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Injuries
He missed the 2015 World Championships A-Pool in Buffalo, NY, United States of America, because of injury. (paralympic.org, 21 Apr 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (team-russia2014.ru, 18 Mar 2014)

He was named Best Forward of the 2014 Lapp Cup in Zlin, Czech Republic. (spbniifk.ru, 06 Sep 2014)

He received the Order For Merit to the Fatherland [first grade] in Russian Federation, in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

He was named Best Defender of the 2012 Russian Championship. (udm-info.ru, 20 Mar 2012)
Ambitions
To win gold medals at the Russian, European and world championships, and at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Dec 2015)
Impairment
At age 10 he tried to jump on to a train, but lost his balance and fell underneath it, losing both of his legs. (dislife.ru, 03 Feb 2014; mozhga.net, 02 Dec 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2011 Team  
1 2016 Team