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Anatolii Kovalevskyi

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Oleksandr Mukshyn

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lyudmila, daughter Darya
Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine: Kiev, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
He became passionate about the sport as a child after seeing the victories of famous Ukrainian biathletes.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kiev, UKR
Name of coach
Vasyl Mukshyn, UKR; Andriy Nesterenko, UKR; Ganna Glukhykh, UKR

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Vuokatti, FIN

General interest

Hobbies
Music, sports, travel. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 3km biathlon pursuit at the 2011 World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His father, and his first coach Ganna Glukhykh. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen, Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 May 2018; Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in both Para cross-country skiing and Para biathlon. (invasport.org.ua, 16 Oct 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic VI Final 2013-02-25 8
Men's Long Distance - Free Style VI Final 2013-02-27 5
Men's Short Distance VI Final 2013-02-28 2
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2013-03-01 3
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2013-03-03 12
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-08 6
Men's 12.5 km Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-11 9999
Men's 15 km Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-14 2
4x2.5 km Mixed Relay Final Round 2014-03-15 4
Men's 10 km Visually Impaired Final Round 2014-03-16 8
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance VI Race 1 2015-01-24 2
Men's Long Distance - Free Style VI Race 1 2015-01-25 5
Men's Middle Distance VI Race 1 2015-01-27 6
Men's Long Distance VI Race 1 2015-01-30 4
Mixed Relay Final 2015-02-01 2
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2017-02-11 2
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-12 11
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2017-02-14 2
Men's Sprint VI Final 2017-02-18 1
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-19 7
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-10 3
Men's 12.5km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-13 8
Men's 15km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-16 4
4x2.5km Open Relay Final 2018-03-18 5
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2019-02-16 5
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-17 7
Men's Sprint VI Final 2019-02-20 3
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2019-02-21 5
Open Relay Final 2019-02-23 3