Aleksandr Spitcin

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
Ryazan, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Ryazan State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Mikhaylov, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to try something new."
Club / Team
Orion Youth Sports School: Ryazan, RUS
Name of coach
Artyom Kashcheyev, RUS, from 2014

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Location
Sochi, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Resting in nature, travelling, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 26 May 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the discus throw at the 2015 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation [IWAS] World Games in Sochi, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Galina Muravleva. (Athlete, 26 May 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbaeva. (Athlete, 26 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He was named among eight Best Para Athletes of the Year 2019 by the Ministry of Physical Education and Sport of the Ryazan region of the Russian Federation. (minsport.ryazangov.ru, 11 Dec 2019)

He holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 06 Mar 2020; Athlete, 26 May 2016)