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Aleksei Toropov

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Petr Tikhonov

Further personal information

Residence
Izhevsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Malakhovka, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2006 in Izhevsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
"Sport has always interested me. It brings to your life a lot of new things - friends, travel, emotions. All of it is very interesting."
Club / Team
Yamal Centre of Sports Preparation: Novyy Urengoy, RUS
Name of coach
Sergey Shirshov, RUS, from 2013

General interest

Hobbies
Football. (VK profile, 16 Jan 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2011 World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. (Athlete, 17 Jan 2015)
Most influential person in career
He credits older teammates for encouraging him at the beginning of his career. "They were examples for me, and I tried to keep in step with them." (ugrasport.com, 03 Apr 2011)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (fss.org.ru, 21 May 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic VI Final 2013-02-25 10
Men's Long Distance - Free Style VI Final 2013-02-27 11
Men's Short Distance VI Final 2013-02-28 8
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2013-03-01 7
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2013-03-03 6
Men's Middle Distance - Classic VI Final 2013-03-05 10
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance VI Race 1 2015-01-24 5
Men's Long Distance - Free Style VI Race 1 2015-01-25 9
Men's Middle Distance VI Race 1 2015-01-27 5
Men's Sprint - Classic VI Race 1 2015-01-28 6
Men's Long Distance VI Race 1 2015-01-30 5
Men's Middle Distance - Classic VI Race 1 2015-01-31 6