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Aleksandr Svechnikov

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Tashkent, UZB
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Name of coach
Elena Svechnikova [mother], UZB

General interest

Hobbies
Walking his dog, cars. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in javelin at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2017)
Hero / Idol
Uzbekistani javelin thrower Rinat Tarzumanov. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Uzbekistan. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2017)

For his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, he received the Pride of Uzbekistan award. (uznews.uz, 23 Sep 2016)
Famous relatives
His older sister Anastasiya Svechnikova competed in athletics [javelin throw] at the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. (Athlete, 03 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia, and the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 25 Jun 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final Round 2016-09-14 1
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final 1 2017-07-19 1