18602-Aleksandr Khrupin photo

Aleksandr Khrupin



Impairment information


Further personal information

Bryansk, RUS
German, Russian
Higher education
Teaching - Bryansk State College of Olympic Reserve: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 in Bryansk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Para athletics was the most accessible sport in his city for people with an impairment. "I first started doing powerlifting to get stronger physically. And when I got stronger, my coach suggested that I try athletics."
Club / Team
Victoria Adaptive Sports School: Bryansk, RUS
Name of coach
Mikhail Sumichev [personal], RUS, from 2013; Vyacheslav Sadovnikov, RUS; Artyom Sumichev
Training Regime
He has been training six times per week since 2011.

International debut

Competing for
World Championships
Lyon, FRA

General interest

Music, sports, supporting Russian football club Spartak Moscow. (VK profile, 25 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the F33 shot put at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Mar 2021;, 14 Jan 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Mikhail Sumichev and his family. (Distinguished Bryansk VK page, 14 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up. Train tirelessly, work hard, and victories will come." (Distinguished Bryansk VK page, 14 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named among the ten Best Athletes of the Year for 2020 in the Bryansk region of the Russian Federation. (, 11 Jan 2021)

In 2017 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation and he was also named among the five Best Para Athletes of the Year for 2017 in the Bryansk region of the Russian Federation. (, 30 Dec 2019;, 01 Jan 2018;, 19 Jul 2017)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (, 14 Jan 2021)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F33/34 Final 1 2013-07-20 10
Men's Shot Put F32/33 Final 1 2013-07-24 8
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final 1 2015-10-25 2