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KUROKHTIN Konstantin
Sport Wheelchair Curling
NPC Neutral Paralympic Athletes   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthMoscow, URS
Height1.71 m
Weight 50 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Russia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began curling in 2011 at age 31 in Club Achilles in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Moskvich : Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Margarita Nesterova [club], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Third
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2016 World Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol
Russian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius." [Faster, higher, stronger] (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
He received the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championships Sportsmanship Award. (worldcurling.org, 2017)

In 2016 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 21 Dec 2016)
Other sports
He competed in wheelchair basketball for three years before he took up wheelchair curling. (bmsi.ru, 01 Dec 2011)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a fall from height. (Athlete, 18 Feb 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
1 2015/2016 Team  
2 2016/2017 Team