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Aleksandr Iaremchuk



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

St. Petersburg, RUS
Higher education
Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Malakhovka, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 13 in Shangaly, Russian Federation. He went on to compete internationally in Para Nordic skiing before switching to Para athletics.
Why this sport?
"From childhood I loved running, and it loved me back."
Club / Team
Pomorye Centre of Sports Preparation: Arkhangelsk, RUS
Name of coach
Vyacheslav Sadovnikov [personal], RUS; Alexander Sadovnikov [personal], RUS

General interest

Playing and watching football. (Athlete, 29 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T46 1500m at the 2016 European Para Athletics Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coaches. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2020)
Hero / Idol
Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (Athlete, 28 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The main thing is to set a goal for yourself so that you have something to get up in the morning for and go to training." (, 09 Apr 2017)
Awards and honours
He was named among the five Best Para Athletes of the Year in 2019 in the Arkhangelsk region of the Russian Federation. (, 14 Dec 2019)

He has received the titles of Master of Sport of International Class in Para athletics and Para Nordic skiing in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 06 Apr 2020;, 30 Dec 2019)
Other sports
He represented the Russian Federation in cross-country skiing and biathlon at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (SportsDeskOnline, 25 Oct 2019; Athlete, 28 May 2016)
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (, 09 Apr 2017)
He is missing his left forearm. (VK profile, 28 Mar 2020)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2013-02-25 9
Men's Short Distance Standing Final 2013-02-28 7
Men's Middle Distance Standing Final 2013-03-01 8
Men's Long Distance Standing Final 2013-03-03 4
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-08 5
Men's 12.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-11 8
Men's 15 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 7
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 14
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-24 4
Men's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Race 1 2015-01-25 6
Men's Middle Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-27 6
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-28 8
Men's Long Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-30 10
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-31 5