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Alexander Yalchik

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Tyumen, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Tyumen State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-triathlon in 2012 at age 23 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Tyumen Regional Youth Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Russia
Name of coach
Natalia Sushkova, RUS, from 2013

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Cup
Location
Alanya, TUR

General interest

Nicknames
Sanyok (Athlete, 16 Jan 2015)
Hobbies
Cars. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Denis Sushkov. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always try to improve." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Other sports
He competed in para-athletics at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (allsportinfo.ru, 15 Sep 2008)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Impairment
He was born with an underdeveloped left arm. (Athlete, 16 Jan 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T46 Heat 1 3
Men's 800 m T46 Final Round 7