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TRIKOLICH Fedor
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthLeningrad, URS
Height1.80 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Olesya, daughters Valeria and Kristina
Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2007 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He played para-football but when he began to dream of competing at the Paralympic Games, he decided to switch to para-athletics.
Club / Team
St. Petersburg Athletics Academy: Russia
Name of coach
Andrey Eremenko, RUS, from 2010
Senior International Debut
Year
2008
Competing for
Russia
Location
Emmeloord, NED
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing the guitar, writing poems, football. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T12 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 29 May 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Andrey Eremenko. (Athlete, 24 Jun 2014)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I don't consider myself an invalid. I live a normal, adequate life. I understand that, if I begin to pity myself, no good will come of it - only regret." (spb.aif.ru, 10 Oct 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 31 May 2016)

He carried the Paralympic torch in St. Petersburg as the relay made its way through Russian Federation ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (fontanka.ru, 25 Feb 2014)

For his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order of Friendship from the president of Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)
Other sports
He played para-football at international level and won silver at the 2007 European Championship in Ankara, Turkey. (Athlete, 31 May 2016)
Impairment
He has a congenital eye condition. (spb.aif.ru, 10 Oct 2012)
Other information
EARLY DAYS
He and his older brother Evgeny have the same visual impairment. Although their father died in a car accident when they were young, he credits his parents for having encouraged them to integrate into society since they were children. "I played in the yard with regular kids, and my parents actively supported my hobbies. Therefore I always believed in myself." (spb.aif.ru, 10 Oct 2012; smena.ru, 08 Oct 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 100m T12 11.18
  2008 4 x 100m Relay T11-13  DNS
1 2012 100m T12 10.81
1 2012 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 42.66
2 2012 200m T12 21.81
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 400m T12 52.33
1 2011 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 42.99
2 2013 200m T12 22.25
1 2013 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 42.90
4 2013 100m T12 25.10
3 2015 100m T12 11.07
3 2015 200m T12 22.50
1 2015 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 42.11
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2014 100m T12 11.50
4 2014 200m T12 22.90
1 2014 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 43.03
2 2016 100m T12 11.32
5 2016 200m T12 23.59
1 2016 4 x 100m Relay T11-13 42.74