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Andrei Valentir

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F35

Further personal information

Residence
Chisinau, MDA
Languages
Romanian, Russian
Higher education
Education - State University of Physical Education and Sport [USEFS]: Chisinau, MDA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2016 in Chisinau, Moldova.
Why this sport?
"This sport allows to keep the whole body in shape."
Club / Team
Centrul Sportiv de Pregatire a Loturilor Nationale [CSPLN]: Chisinau, MDA
Name of coach
Dumitru Prodan [personal], MDA, from 2012

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Dumitru Prodan. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, English snooker player Mark Selby. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work and you will achieve." (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2018 and 2019 he was named one of the Best Para Athletes of the Year by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research in the Republic of Moldova. (diez.md, 19 Dec 2019, 24 Dec 2018)

He was a flag bearer for the Republic of Moldova at the opening ceremony of the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (IPC, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He has a reduced mobility condition named locomotive syndrome due to a medical error. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35 Final 1 2017-07-16 9