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Evgeny Kegelev

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Family
Wife Nadezhda
Residence
Krasnoyarsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2004 at age 18 in Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His mother Antonina took him to an athletics club.
Club / Team
St. Petersburg Athletics Academy [RUS] / Lokomotiv Moscow [RUS]:
Name of coach
Sergey Zinovyev, RUS, from 2015
Training Regime
He has five training sessions per week, each lasting three hours. He does not train on Thursdays or Sundays.

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Russia
Location
Brazil

General interest

Nicknames
Zhenya (mir-la.com, 17 Sep 2012)
Hobbies
Fishing, spending time with his family. (Athlete, 27 May 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T11-13 4x100m relay at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 27 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 28 Dec 2015)

He received the Order of Friendship in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (mir-la.com, 17 Sep 2012)

He was named 2012 Person of the Year by Russian magazine Business Quarter. (newslab.ru, 11 Dec 2012)
Famous relatives
His wife Nadezhda has competed in para-athletics at national level in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 21 Dec 2015; vos.org.ru, 01 Apr 2013)
Impairment
He has visual and hearing impairments. (mir-la.com, 17 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 9999
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 11
Men's Triple Jump F12 Final Round 7
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F12/13 Final 2011-01-22 11
Men's Triple Jump F12 Final 2011-01-26 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Final Round 2012-09-05 1
Men's 4x100 m T11-13 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Men's Triple Jump F12 Final Round 2012-09-08 6
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-26 4
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-26 999
Men's Triple Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-27 4