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Aleksandr Kostin

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F12, T12

Further personal information

Family
Wife Maria Kostina
Residence
Barnaul, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Altai State Pedagogical University: Barnaul, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 16 in Biysk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Altai State Pedagogical University: Barnaul, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Manuylov [personal], RUS; Aleksei Lashmanov [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Location
Seoul, KOR

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, playing football. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the T13 5000m at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 25 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Vladimir Zamyatin. (Athlete, 29 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named among the ten Best Athletes of the Year for 2019 in the Altai region of the Russian Federation. (barnaul.org, 25 Dec 2019)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 18 Dec 2020; Athlete, 22 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-23 4
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-26 10
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 2 2015-10-27 7
Men's 400 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-28 6