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Evgenii Petrov

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Yekaterina, one son
Residence
Mozhga, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Izhevsk State Technical University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2009 in the Udmurtia region of the Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"It was difficult to understand that I had become a person with an impairment. I thought of how to move on, and sport became a rescue for me."
Club / Team
Phoenix: Russia
Name of coach
Valery Karpov [club], RUS; Andrey Timokhin [club], RUS; Ruslan Batyrshin [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Nicknames
Zhenya (tass.ru, 09 Mar 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alexander Larionov. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Injuries
Injury meant he missed the 2015 World Championships A-Pool in Buffalo, NY, United States of America. (paralympic.org, 21 Apr 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named Best Forward at the 2014 Lapp Cup in Zlin, Czech Republic. (spbniifk.ru, 06 Sep 2014)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

He was named Best Defenceman in the 2011/12 Russian Championship. (udm-info.ru, 20 Mar 2012)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 26 Apr 2021)
Impairment
At age 10 he tried to jump on to a train but lost his balance and fell underneath it. He lost both of his legs in the accident. (dislife.ru, 03 Feb 2014; mozhga.net, 02 Dec 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 1
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 2014-03-15 101