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Aleksei Labzin

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T13

Further personal information

Family
Wife Daria, sons Vladislav and Grigory
Residence
Ufa, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Teaching - Ural State University of Physical Education: Ufa, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 25 in Irkutsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He competed at a local factory's sports day and was noticed by an athletics coach there.
Club / Team
Ufa Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.7: Russia
Name of coach
Sergey Bulygin [personal], RUS; Pyotr Buylov [national, personal], RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 07 May 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 07 May 2020)
Most influential person in career
His physical education teacher at school, Vladimir Kozma. (Athlete, 08 May 2020)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player LeBron James, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, Russian ice hockey player Pavel Datsyuk, Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko. (Athlete, 08 May 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's not important where we are but which direction we go to!" (VK profile, 30 May 2016)
Awards and honours
He carried the Paralympic flame in Ufa as the relay made its way through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (ufa.kp.ru, 20 Dec 2013)

He received the Order of Friendship and the Order of Honour in recognition of his performances at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. (invasait.ru, 15 Sep 2013; aif.ru, 10 Mar 2010)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 02 May 2020)
Impairment
In 1982 he was accidentally hit on the head by an axe. (UTV Youtube channel, 31 May 2015)
Other information
REMEMBERING HIS COACH
He dedicated his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London to his former coach Vladimir Protasov, who died in 2010. (irk.kp.ru, 21 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T13 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T13 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 9999
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 1 2011-01-23 1
Men's 100 m T13 Final 2011-01-24 1
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 1 2011-01-26 3
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 2011-01-27 1
Men's 200 m T13 Final 2011-01-27 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2012-08-31 3
Men's 100 m T13 Heat 2 2012-08-31 3
Men's 100 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-01 4
Men's 400 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-02 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2012-09-05 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-06 2
Men's 200 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-07 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Semifinal 2 2013-07-22 1
Men's 100 m T13 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 11
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T13 Heat 3 2015-10-25 6
Men's 200 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-26 4
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2015-10-27 6
Men's 400 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-28 5
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2015-10-30 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2015-10-31 1