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Andrei Mukha

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Pruzhany, BLR
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Management, Physical Education, Tourism - Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno: Belarus

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 11 in Pruzhany, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"There were no special reasons, I just had a lot of unrestrained energy."
Name of coach
Valery Orlov [personal], BLR, from 2007

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Belarus
Tournament
Grand Prix
Location
Dubai, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Paragliding, cycling, fishing. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing third in javelin throw at the 2016 Grand Prix in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Valery Orlov. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Czech javelin thrower Jan Zelezny, German javelin thrower Uwe Hohn. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I want to be a winner under all circumstances." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (paradefsport.by, 27 Dec 2019; Athlete, 27 Jun 2017)
Impairment
He has keratoconus, a condition that affects the cornea. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as director of a sports school in Pruzhany, Belarus. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final Round 2016-09-14 7
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F13 Final 1 2017-07-19 7