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Alexey Mikushin

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6/8-1

Further personal information

Residence
Yelizovo, RUS
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Law - Vitus Bering Kamchatka State University: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at age five in Yelizovo, Russian Federation. After the amputation of his left arm in 2007, he returned to the sport three years later.
Club / Team
Kamchatka Regional Training Centre in Adaptive Sports: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Nazarov [national], RUS; Sergey Didenko [personal], RUS, from 2011; Evgeny Pinaev [personal], RUS

General interest

Hero / Idol
Kazakhstani cross-country skier Vladimir Smirnov. (Athlete, 26 Jun 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Only forward to new victories." (Athlete, 26 Jun 2016)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 26 Apr 2021)
Impairment
In 2007 he sustained an injury during a ski training session, which resulted in the amputation of his left arm above the elbow. (Athlete, 26 Jun 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final 2018-03-10 23
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2018-03-11 26
Men's Super Combined Standing Final 2018-03-13 13
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-14 17
Men's Slalom Standing Final 2018-03-17 16