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Dmytro Ibragimov



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Son Bogdan [1997], daughter Sophia
Bakhmut, UKR
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Zaporozhye National University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in January 2003 in Torez, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Afghanistan war veteran Alexander Pivchenko encouraged him to take up Para sport as a way of overcoming his post-accident depression. A local coach called Anatoli Korsun then noticed he had talent and suggested that he should begin competing. "Sport beat all my bad habits. My drinking friends disappeared and I found a real mission for myself. I wanted to prove to myself and to others that I was worth something."
Name of coach
Viktor Lys [personal], UKR, from 2011

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Viktor Lys. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Ukrainian pole vaulter Sergey Bubka. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
An injury halted his performance after two attempts in the shot put at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (, 20 Nov 2019)

After the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he slipped on the floor of an apartment staircase and broke his leg. (, 18 Dec 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It doesn't matter how many times you've fallen. What matters is how many times you get up." (, 18 Dec 2013)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (, 22 Feb 2021;, 31 Dec 2020)
Famous relatives
His son Bogdan has won medals at the Ukrainian junior championships in discus throw. (, 18 Dec 2013)
He fell under a moving train and then had to crawl for five hours from the rail road tracks to the nearest highway. The accident resulted in the amputation of his left arm below the elbow. (, 18 Dec 2013)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 2012-09-06 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2013-07-23 2
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2013-07-27 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2015-10-24 3
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2017-07-18 5
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2017-07-23 3