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Dmitrii Safronov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F35, T35

Further personal information

Residence
Dzerzhinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education, Teaching - Minin University: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 16 in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"The main reason was the coach. I played football and she taught athletics and physical training with us at the same time. She spotted my talent and encouraged me to run."
Club / Team
Zarya Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Dzerzhinsk, RUS
Name of coach
Galina Kosheleva [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Location
Brno, CZE

General interest

Nicknames
Dima (shagizkruga.ru, 10 Dec 2012)
Hobbies
Playing computer games. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a total of four gold medals at the world championships in 2015 and 2013. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Galina Kosheleva. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 26 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 19 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2019)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied public administration at the branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration [RANEPA] in Dzerzhinsk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Semifinal 2 2013-07-22 3
Men's 100 m T35 Final 1 2013-07-23 1
Men's 200 m T35 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 2
Men's 200 m T35 Final 1 2013-07-27 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 2 2015-10-24 1
Men's 200 m T35 Final 1 2015-10-25 1
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 2 2015-10-28 2
Men's 100 m T35 Final 1 2015-10-29 1