Alexander Markov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Residence
Kazan, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Biology, Genetics - Volga Region Federal University: Kazan, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running in his native town of Volzhsk, Russian Federation, when he was at school. After entering university in Kazan, he began to train professionally.
Why this sport?
He started running to improve his fitness.
Club / Team
Kazan Specialised Athletics Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Russia
Name of coach
Alexey Baryshnikov, RUS; Lyudmila Baryshnikova, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, singing. (kazan24.ru, 15 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol
Russian javelin thrower Sergey Makarov, and Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbaeva. (youngstars.ru, 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (rezeptsport.ru, 21 Feb 2016)