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Dmitrii Kornilov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13

Further personal information

Residence
Tula, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Tula State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in Tula, Russia in 2001.
Why this sport?
His father brought him to an athletics group.
Club / Team
Sports and Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled: Tula, RUS
Name of coach
Valery Anisimov
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
2011

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Greece

General interest

Hobbies
Dancing, doing massage, going to the theatre, cinema and museums. (Athlete, 25 May 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying and competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, winning at the 2009 World Games in the United States. (Athlete, 25 May 2014)
Most influential person in career
His coaches and parents. (Athlete, 25 May 2014)
Hero / Idol
Russian runner Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 25 May 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go to sleep with a dream, wake up with a goal." (VK profile, 24 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He took part in the 2014 Paralympic torch relay in his home city Tula, Russia. (rg.ru, 25 Feb 2014)

He holds the title of Master of Sport in Russia. (Athlete, 25 May 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 25 May 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 2 2011-01-28 2
Men's 800 m T13 Final 2011-01-28 6
Men's 400 m T13 Final 2011-01-29 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-02 8
Men's 800 m T13 Heat 1 2012-09-07 4