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USSOLTSEV Sergey
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Kazakhstan   
GenderMen
Age44
Height1.70 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Petropavl, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics, Physical Education - North Kazakhstan State University: Petropavl, KAZ
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in 2014 in Petropavl, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"I like endurance work."
Club / Team
Umit: Petropavl, KAZ
Name of coach
Vasily Kolomiyets [national], KAZ; Maria Drobyazko [personal], KAZ, from 2014
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Kazakhstan
General Interest
Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 18 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at his first World Cup event in 2016 in Vuokatti, Finland. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Vyacheslav Latyshev, and wheelchair racer Evgeny Tetyukhin. (Athlete, 18 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Soviet ice hockey player Valeri Kharlamov, Kazakhstani cross-country skier Vladimir Smirnov. (Athlete, 18 Dec 2017, 06 Mar 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Without making an effort, you won't pull a fish out of the pond." (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 18 Dec 2017)
Other sports
He represented Kazakhstan in wheelchair racing at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 18 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
He wants to work with young people with an impairment. (smirnovo.info, 29 Jul 2016)
Impairment
In 1995 he was involved in an accident that resulted in the amputation of his left leg. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
24 2004 5000m T54 11:53.60 
24 2004 10000m T54 24:38.80 
32 2004 Marathon T54 2:39:54 
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
16 2018 7.5km Sprint - Sitting 27:20.9
11 2018 12.5km Middle - Sitting 53:36.8
13 2018 15km Individual - Sitting 55:34.8
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
15 2018 15km - Sitting 45:38.2
Qualification 2018 Sprint - Sitting 3:31.63
20 2018 7.5km - Sitting 26:07.7
12 2018 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 31:41.2
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
22 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Sitting  
16 2016/2017 15km - Sitting 48:03.9
19 2016/2017 10km - Sitting 22:45.4
Asian Para Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2014 400m T54 58.67
Heats 2014 800m T54  DSQ
Heats 2014 1500m T54 3:35.43