Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2003 in Kraslava, Latvia.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of his physical therapy.
Fishing, volleyball. (jauns.lv, 26 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Inara Aperane. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Kenyan javelin thrower Julius Yego. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
He injured his lower back while competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (lpkomiteja.lv, 17 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To infinity and beyond." (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received a sporting achievement award at the 2015 Jelgava Sports Awards in Latvia. (news.lv, 07 Jan 2016)
He was born with cerebral palsy, which affects the right side of his body. He also has one leg that is shorter than the other. (jauns.lv, 26 Aug 2016; skalak.rsu.lv, 18 Jan 2015)
|Men's Long Jump F37/38||Final||2011-01-22||9|
|Men's 200 m T37||Heat 1||2011-01-25||7|
|Men's Javelin F37/38||Final||2011-01-26||7|
|Men's Long Jump F37/38||Final Round||2012-09-05||9|
|Men's Long Jump T37/38||Final 1||2013-07-20||9999|
|Men's Javelin F37/38||Final 1||2013-07-23||2|
|Men's Javelin F37||Final 1||2015-10-23||2|
|Men's Shot Put F37||Final 1||2015-10-25||13|
|Men's Long Jump T37||Final 1||2015-10-29||10|
|Men's Javelin F37||Final 1||2017-07-19||1|
|Men's Shot Put F37||Final 1||2017-07-23||5|