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Aleksandr Diukin

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Family
Wife Maria, daughter Karina [2008], son Sergey [2014]
Residence
Kamensk-Ural'skiy, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Ural State University of Physical Education: Yekaterinburg, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 14 in Kamensk-Uralskiy, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I had disproportionately large arms in my childhood, and my chest was not developed. I decided to go to a gym at age 14 to increase the pectoral muscles. My coach was Alexey Rezepin. From the first classes I really liked it being in the gym. And then I found out that there were competitions for people with an impairment, and my acquaintances advised me to contact coach Svetlana Paltseva, who was already taking impaired children to regional competitions."
Club / Team
Rodnik: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Name of coach
Svetlana Paltseva [personal], RUS, from 2007

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing, ice hockey. (Athlete, 25 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Performance at the 2015 European Championships in Eger, Hungary. (Athlete, 25 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 25 May 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Stand up, look around you and move on to your intended goal. The main thing is to have a purpose in life." (kamrab.ru, 03 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 03 Mar 2019)
Ambitions
To qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and to receive a title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 May 2019)
Impairment
He has had weakened legs since childhood. (kamrab.ru, 03 Dec 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 52.00kg Final 2010-07-26 9999