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Aleksandr Fedoruk

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Artem Zagorodskikh

Further personal information

Residence
Revda, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Factory Worker
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2008 in Revda, Russia.
Why this sport?
He likes the speed and excitement of the sport.
Club / Team
Rodnik Regional Sports Club for the Disabled: Yekaterinburg, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Vetrov, RUS, from 2009; Alexander Nazarov [national], RUS

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver at the 2010 European Cup slalom competition in Sestriere, Italy. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alexander Nazarov. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)
Hero / Idol
Russian bobsleigh athlete Alexander Zubkov. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2014)
Injuries
In 2012 he fell during a training camp in France and tore ligaments that required surgery. He came back to training in March 2013. (revda-info.ru, 11 Oct 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, stronger." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)

"Never give up." (Athlete, 14 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport in Russia. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2015 World Championships in Panorama, BC, Canada. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2015)
Impairment
He has been visually impaired since birth. (Athlete, 14 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 13
Men's Slalom Visually impaired Final Round 9999
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-13 9
Men's Giant Slalom Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-15 12
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom VI Race 1 2015-03-08 12
Men's Slalom VI Race 1 2015-03-10 7