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Alexander Markelov

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S8, SB8, SM8

Further personal information

Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Hospitality Management, Tourism - Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2007 at age 14 in Moscow, Russia.
Club / Team
Adaptive Sports School: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Shchelochkov, RUS

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Montreal, QC, CAN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the Russian championship for the first time in 2009. (Athlete, 23 May 2015)
Most influential person in career
His coaches. (Athlete, 23 May 2015)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Alexander Popov, US swimmer Ryan Lochte. (Athlete, 23 May 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (Athlete, 23 May 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2013-08-15 3
Men's 100 m Butterfly S8 Heat 2 2013-08-16 10
Men's 100 m Freestyle S8 Heat 1 2013-08-17 11
Men's 50 m Freestyle S8 Heat 2 2013-08-18 13