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Andrei Koptev

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Polina
Residence
Ufa, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education: Ufa, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2001 in Irkutsk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Ufa Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.7: Russia
Name of coach
Pyotr Buylov, RUS, from 2003; Sergey Manuylov, RUS, from 2010

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE

General interest

Hobbies
Music, playing the synthesizer. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2014)
Injuries
At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he ran the 4x100m relay with a hip injury he had sustained during the long jump event. "It was very difficult and painful, but [doctors] gave me anaesthetics and I ran on emotions." (championat.com, 06 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He carried the Paralympic torch in Ufa as it made its way through the Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (torchrelay.sochi2014.com, 2014)

He was awarded the Order of Friendship in recognition of his performances at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (altaisport.ru, 12 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 5 3
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 7 2
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 3 4
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 3 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 4
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 9999
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 7 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Final B 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 3 2
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final B 9999
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 3 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 3
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 2 2011-01-22 1
Men's 100 m T11 Final 2011-01-23 2
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2011-01-24 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 2011-01-27 1
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final 2011-01-28 2
Men's 200 m T11 Heat 1 2011-01-28 2
Men's Long Jump F11 Final 2011-01-29 6
Men's 200 m T11 Final 2011-01-29 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-04 4
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2012-09-05 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Men's Triple Jump F11 Final Round 2012-09-06 9999
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2012-09-07 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Semifinal 2 2013-07-22 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2013-07-23 1
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 1 2013-07-25 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T11 Semifinal 1 2015-10-22 5
Men's 100 m T11 Heat 5 2015-10-22 6
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 2 2015-10-30 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2015-10-31 1