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Alexander Sorokin

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Residence
Cheboksary, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2007 in Cheboksary, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Cheboksary Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Roman Drugov [personal], RUS; Magomedov Magomedov [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Netherlands

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha (tvorite.ru, 08 Jul 2011)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 14 Apr 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the high jump at the 2015 IBSA World Games in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 14 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You only live once." (VK profile, 05 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 04 Mar 2020)
Ambitions
To make a long jump beyond seven metres. (Athlete, 14 Apr 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T13 Final 1 2013-07-26 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T12 Final 1 2015-10-25 4