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Dzmitry Loban

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lidziya Loban, son David
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Student
Languages
Belarusian, English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing at school. After his accident he took up Para skiing in 2008 in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"It is a tough sport. I like speed and adrenaline."
Name of coach
Yury Buranau, BLR; Nikolay Shablovsky, BLR

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Belarus

General interest

Hobbies
Quadrocycling, educating his son, chess. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022, 16 Dec 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the sitting 10km cross-country skiing event at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He received the 'For the Will to Win' prize in Belarus, in recognition of his bronze medal at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (sportclub.by, 21 Mar 2010)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Belarus. (sportfpb.by, 17 Dec 2020; Athlete, 15 Dec 2018)
Other sports
He competed in cross-country skiing and biathlon at the 2014 and 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Mar 2018)
Famous relatives
His wife Lidziya Loban [nee Hrafeyeva] represented Belarus in biathlon and cross-country skiing at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 and 2018, winning two bronze medals in biathlon at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Dec 2021; sputnik.by, 11 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He lost both his legs above the knee in a train accident at age 22. (vb.by, 12 Mar 2010)
Other information
COACH
He has coached his wife Lidziya Loban [nee Hrafeyeva], who has also represented Belarus in Para cross-country skiing and Para biathlon. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 11
Men's 1 km Sprint Sitting Semifinal 7
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 3
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-25 10
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-26 15
Men's Short Distance Sitting Final 2013-02-28 6
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-01 21
Men's Long Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-03 5
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-03-05 10
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-08 6
Men's 12.5 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-11 8
Men's 1 km Sprint Sitting Qualification 2014-03-12 13
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-14 7
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-16 11
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2017-02-11 8
Men's Sprint - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-12 12
Men's Long Distance Sitting Final 2017-02-14 6
Mixed Relay Final 2017-02-15 3
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2017-02-16 6
Men's Sprint Sitting Final 2017-02-18 7
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-19 2
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-10 2
Men's 12.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-13 6
Men's 1.1km Sprint Sitting Final 2018-03-14 2
Men's 15km Sitting Final 2018-03-16 10
Men's 7.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-17 10
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2019-02-16 7
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2019-02-17 9
Men's Sprint - Free Style Sitting Final 2019-02-18 7
Men's Sprint Sitting Final 2019-02-20 10
Men's Long Distance Sitting Final 2019-02-21 9999
Open Relay Final 2019-02-23 6
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2019-02-24 3