18081-Aleksandr Davidovich photo

Aleksandr Davidovich

Nordic Skiing


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Wife Tatyana, son Dominik
Belebey, RUS
Higher education
Physical Education - Bashkir Institute of Physical Education: Ufa, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Mogilev, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"The coach offered me to try [the sport], and I agreed."
Club / Team
Bashkortostan Sports Training Centre: Ufa, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS; Salavat Gumerov [personal], RUS

General interest

Listening to music, watching movies, fixing cars. (, 18 Feb 2022; Athlete, 06 Jan 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two bronze medals at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, and claiming two gold medals at the 2015 World Championships in Cable, WI, United States of America. (Athlete, 06 Jan 2021)
Hero / Idol
Russian biathlete Anton Babikov. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, he was presented with the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] by the president of the Russian Federation. (, 17 Mar 2014)

In 2014 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 18 Jan 2015;, 11 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He competed in both cross-country skiing and biathlon at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2006, 2010, and 2014. He represented Belarus in Para rowing at the 2007 World Championships in Munich, Germany. He has also competed in Para cycling at international level, placing fourth in the H5 - time trial - road at the 2018 World Championships in Maniago, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Dec 2018;, 07 Aug 2018)
To win a gold medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2021)
At age 20 he lost his foot and part of his lower leg in a workplace accident involving a bench saw. (, 01 Aug 2008)


Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Sitski Final Round 15
Men's 15 km Sitski Final Round 6
Men's 10 km Sitski Final Round 7
Men's 5 km Sitski Final Round 8
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 6
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 8
Men's 1 km Sprint Sitting Qualification 12
Men's 2.4 km Pursuit Sitting Final Round 8
Men's 12.5 km Individual Sitting Final Round 10
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-09 3
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-14 3
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance Sitting Race 1 2015-01-24 5
Men's Long Distance - Free Style Sitting Race 1 2015-01-25 1
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Race 1 2015-01-27 4
Men's Long Distance Sitting Race 1 2015-01-30 4
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Sitting Race 1 2015-01-31 1