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Aleksandr Akhmadulin

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SB-UL

Further personal information

Residence
Dmitrov, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para alpine skiing in 2008. He took up Para snowboarding in 2015 at Leonid Tyagachyov Alpine Skiing Club in Shukolovo, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He switched from Para alpine skiing to Para snowboarding.
Club / Team
Leonid Tyagachyov Alpine Skiing Club: Russia
Name of coach
Maxim Pasechnyuk [personal], RUS, from 2017

General interest

Nicknames
Sanchez, Sasha (Instagram profile, 29 Aug 2021; izvestia.ru, 19 Dec 2013)
Hobbies
Playing computer games, walking in parks, spending time with family. (beijing2022.paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning three gold medals at the Russian championships. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Natalia Brusova and Alexander Nazarov. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Hero / Idol
Austrian alpine skier Marcel Hirscher, Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (beijing2022.paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2022)
Other sports
He has represented the Russian Federation in Para alpine skiing, including at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (paralympic.org, 18 Feb 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 24 Dec 2020)
Impairment
At age eight he climbed into the opening of a transformer box and was electrocuted, resulting in the amputation of both his arms. He lived in a children's home during his rehabilitation. (lifenews.ru, 07 Mar 2014; gazeta-n1.ru, 19 Dec 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-13 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 2014-03-15 9999