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Andrey Kozhemyakin

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Olga, daughters Valeria and Milana
Residence
Belgorod, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Office Worker
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Belgorod National Research University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2005 in Belgorod, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He was spotted by shooting coaches at a regional arm wrestling competition.
Club / Team
Belgorod Regional Centre of Adaptive Sports and Physical Education: Russia
Name of coach
Mikhail Bondarev [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Sargans, SUI

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing, travelling with family. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the R6 50m rifle prone mixed team event at the 2014 World Championships in Suhl, Germany. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2014)
Hero / Idol
Russian volleyball player Sergey Tetyukhin. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019; 31.mchs.gov.ru, 12 Nov 2019)

In 2016 he was introduced to the Alley of Labour Glory as an outstanding athlete in the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation. (belnovosti.ru, 08 Aug 2016)
Other sports
He used to compete in able-bodied athletics for 12 years and received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (fonar.tv, 23 Dec 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2020)
Impairment
In 2002 he fell from a second-floor balcony. He had locked himself out of his apartment and tried to climb onto his balcony from his neighbour's window. (fonar.tv, 23 Dec 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
Since 2011 he has worked in the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations as a dispatcher for the firefighting service. He has also been a member of the social council under the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs' department in the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2020; fonar.tv, 06 Nov 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 28
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 51
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 10
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 28
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 20