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KAZIK Oleksandr
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age22
Height1.77 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B1
Guide
Sergiy Kucheryaviy
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bar, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Ukraine Social Economic University: Vinnytsia, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Bar, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"This sport interested me a lot and I decided to try it."
Club / Team
Invasport: Vinnytsia, UKR
Name of coach
Marcin Kucheryaviy [personal], UKR, from 2010; Sergiy Kucheryaviy, UKR
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Vuokatti, FIN
General Interest
Nicknames
Sasha (VK profile, 24 May 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third at the 2016 World Cup event in Finsterau, Germany. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work, work, work." (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his achievements at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, he received the Order for Merits [third grade] of Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 29 Mar 2018)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 May 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
8 2018 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 25:03.2
2 2018 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 44:48.7
2 2018 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 49:33.3
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 20km Freestyle - Visually Impaired 58:23.4
Qualification 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Visually Impaired  DNS
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
8 2016/2017 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 38:27.6
8 2016/2017 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 50:25.5
7 2016/2017 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 21:14.2
7 2018/2019 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 41:39.1
6 2018/2019 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 23:18.5
  2018/2019 15km Individual - Visually Impaired  DNS
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
13 2016/2017 10km - Visually Impaired 24:48.4
4 2018/2019 10km Freestyle - Visually Impaired 30:18.4
8 2018/2019 Sprint Freestyle - Visually Impaired  DNS