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KOVALEVSKYI Anatolii
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Ukraine   
GenderMen
Age28
Place of BirthKiev, URS
Height1.70 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Oleksandr Mukshyn
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Lyudmila, daughter Darya
Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine: Kiev, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
He became passionate about the sport as a child after seeing the victories of famous Ukrainian biathletes.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kiev, UKR
Name of coach
Vasyl Mukshyn, UKR; Andriy Nesterenko, UKR; Ganna Glukhykh, UKR
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Vuokatti, FIN
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, sports, travel. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 3km biathlon pursuit at the 2011 World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His father, and his first coach Ganna Glukhykh. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen, Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 May 2018; Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in both Para cross-country skiing and Para biathlon. (invasport.org.ua, 16 Oct 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 19 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 21:47.7
  2014 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired  DNF
2 2014 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 38:03.9
3 2018 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 20:42.5
8 2018 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 44:56.1
4 2018 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 44:06.8
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 28:09.1
8 2014 10km Freestyle - Visually Impaired 26:21.7
5 2018 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 24:12.9
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
1 2010/2011 3km Pursuit - Visually Impaired 9:25.1
8 2010/2011 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 25:01.6
3 2010/2011 12.5km Individual - Visually Impaired 42:42.9
2 2012/2013 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 22:31.1
3 2012/2013 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 38:51.7
12 2012/2013 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 39:48.9
2 2014/2015 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 19:34.2
6 2014/2015 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 37:45.7
4 2014/2015 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 44:20.0
2 2016/2017 12.5km Middle - Visually Impaired 33:07.4
2 2016/2017 15km Individual - Visually Impaired 41:55.2
1 2016/2017 7.5km Sprint - Visually Impaired 19:55.9
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
15 2008/2009 10km Freestyle B1-3 31:55.6
13 2008/2009 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
7 2010/2011 10km - Visually Impaired 26:27.9
9 2010/2011 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
8 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
5 2012/2013 20km - Visually Impaired 55:29.6
2 2012/2013 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 26:08.0
5 2014/2015 20km - Visually Impaired 48:17.6
2 2014/2015 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 30:26.8
11 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Visually Impaired  
7 2016/2017 10km - Visually Impaired 24:01.2