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Evgenii Malykh



Impairment information

Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Wife Yana
Nizhnevartovsk, RUS
Higher education
Law - Western Siberian Institute of Finance and Law: Nizhnevartovsk, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in May 2009 in Nizhnevartovsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by Russian Para athlete Dmitry Drobin.
Club / Team
Ugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Borovykh [personal], RUS

General interest

Zhenya (, 01 May 2013)
Computer technology and security, spending time with his wife. (Athlete, 04 May 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the shot put at the 2015 IWAS [International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation] World Games in Sochi, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 04 May 2020)
Most influential person in career
His wife Yana. (Athlete, 04 May 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko, Russian Greco-Roman wrestler Alexander Karelin. (Athlete, 04 May 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Talk less, work more." (Athlete, 04 May 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he received the Pride of Nizhnevartovsk award from the city administration of Nizhnevartovsk, Russian Federation. (, 05 Dec 2017)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 05 Mar 2020;, 30 Dec 2019)
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 04 May 2020)
While celebrating the Day of Defence of the Fatherland in 2008, he was mugged by two men who dragged him into a lift and shot him twice, resulting in paralysis. (, 01 May 2013)
Other information
He was born in Kambarka in the Udmurtia Republic of the Russian Federation. When he was age five, his parents separated and his mother Irina decided to return to Nizhnevartovsk with him, where her parents lived. (, 01 May 2013)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F33/34 Final 1 2013-07-20 5
Men's Shot Put F32/33 Final 1 2013-07-24 4
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F33 Final 1 2015-10-25 1