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Andis Ozolnieks

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Residence
Latvia
Languages
Latvian
Higher education
Pedagogy - University of Latvia: Riga, LAT

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1996.
Name of coach
Aldi Supulnieks [national], LAT; Inara Aperane [national], LAT

General interest

Awards and honours
He was Latvia's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (paralympic.org, 29 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He was involved in a car accident at age six which resulted in severe trauma to his left hand. (citadele.lv, 21 May 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final Round 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F44/46 Final Round 10
Men's Discus Throw F44/46 Final Round 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 2012-09-06 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2013-07-27 9