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Andrey Lebedinskiy

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Anastasia [2004]
Residence
Khabarovsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Khabarovsk State Institute of Physical Education: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1978 at age 14 in Khabarovsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His father was a forester and allowed him to shoot from a rifle. In a shooting club, however, he chose to take up pistol.
Name of coach
Sergey Sizov, RUS, from 2001

International debut

Year
1983
Competing for
Soviet Union

General interest

Hero / Idol
Belarusian shooter Igor Basinsky. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Injuries
In 1999 he injured his right eye and was forced to learn to aim with his left eye. (bestmagazine.ru, 01 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If not at once, then gradually." (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2013 he was named an Honorary Citizen of Khabarovsk by the city's parliament. (toz.khv.ru, 22 May 2013)

In 2013 he carried the Olympic torch in Khabarovsk, Russian Federation, during the relay for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (stadium.ru, 28 Feb 2013; sportstories.rsport.ru, 22 Nov 2013)

For his success at the Paralympic Games, he was decorated with the Order of Friendship [1996], the Order of Honour [2006] and the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [fourth grade, 2009] by the presidents of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 03 Dec 1996, 10 Aug 2006, 30 Sep 2009)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (vnashupolzu.ru, 08 Aug 2016)
Impairment
After becoming injured in 1984, he underwent unsuccessful surgery which resulted in the loss of a leg. (bestmagazine.ru, 01 Jul 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 1
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 1
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 1
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 1
Mixed Free Pistol .22 SH1 Preliminary 5
Mixed Free Pistol .22 SH1 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 3
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Preliminary 2
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Final Round 1
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 3
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 14
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 7
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 4
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 1
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 1
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 14
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Preliminary 16
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 18
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 3
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Final Round 3
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-18 4
Mixed Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 13
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-03 17
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 23
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 19
Mixed Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 3