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Egor Sharov

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F13, T13

Further personal information

Residence
Yekaterinburg, RUS
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Management - Altai State University: Barnaul, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2008 in Barnaul, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I believe athletics is the king of all sports, and I love it."
Club / Team
Rodnik Yekaterinburg [RUS] / Altai Regional Centre of Sports Preparation [RUS]:
Name of coach
Sergey Manuylov [personal], RUS, from 2010; Boris Kaveshnikov [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Stadskanaal, NED

General interest

Hobbies
Hiking, photography. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Claiming gold in the T13 800m at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar and silver in the T12 800m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Hero / Idol
Soviet and Russian Greco-Roman wrestler Alexander Karelin, Kenyan middle-distance runners David Rudisha and Asbel Kiprop. (Athlete, 11 Jun 2016, 07 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Healthy body, healthy mind." (altaimolodoi.ru, 28 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 18 Dec 2020)

In 2019 and 2015 he was named among the Best Para Athletes of the Year in the Altai region of the Russian Federation. (altaisport.ru, 26 Dec 2019; info-vb.ru, 18 Feb 2016)

In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he was presented with the Order for Merit to the Fatherland in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Heat 2 2012-09-02 4
Men's 800 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-03 1
Men's 1500 m T13 Final Round 2012-09-04 12
Men's 800 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-05 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T12 Semifinal 1 2013-07-21 1
Men's 800 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-22 1
Men's 400 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 1
Men's 400 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-27 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-23 1
Men's 400 m T13 Heat 1 2015-10-27 4
Men's 400 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-28 2