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Andrei Samovik

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Russia
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Massage Therapist, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Kuban State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Krasnodar, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in December 2010 in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Krasnodar Regional Centre of Paralympic Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Dmitry Krasilnikov [national], RUS; Anzhelika Aksenova [personal], RUS, from 2010

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Aleksin, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Making video clips, playing the guitar. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 97kg weight category at the 2019 National Championships in Bryansk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Dmitry Krasilnikov. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para powerlifter Vladimir Krivulya. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Impairment
He has ankylosis, a condition that causes stiffening and immobility of a joint due to fusion of the bones. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-08 18