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Dmytro Prudnikov

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Dnipro, UKR
Languages
English, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Metallurgical Engineering - National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine: Dnipro, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2004 in Dnipro, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
He liked running but inadvertently began training with a jumping coach.
Club / Team
Invasport: Ukraine
Name of coach
Vyacheslav Bondarenko [personal], UKR, from 2004

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Ukraine

General interest

Hobbies
German music, German language, metallurgy. (Athlete, 13 Apr 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T20 long jump at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021; Athlete, 13 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Vyacheslav Bondarenko. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Carl Lewis. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train a lot and win." (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro he received the Order for Courage [third grade] in Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)

He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2013-07-23 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-24 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final Round 2016-09-11 3
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-16 3
Men's Triple Jump T20 Final 1 2017-07-18 1