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Evgeny Kurochkin

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Nizhnevartovsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Nizhnevartovsk State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started athletics in October 2007 with coach Muza Gayfetdinova.
Why this sport?
After a car accident, he tried para-powerlifting and then switched to athletics after he had won a 100m amateur running sprint.
Club / Team
Yugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Borovykh
Coach from which country?
Russia

General interest

Most influential person in career
His parents and coach Alexander Borovykh. (csi-ugra.ru, 2012)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt. (csi-ugra.ru, 2012)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport in Russia. (ugra-news.ru, 23 Nov 2012)
Impairment
He had a car accident at age 17 and was so badly injured that he could neither talk nor walk. Doctors prohibited him to practice any sport but he persisted and managed to improve his health radically through physical activity. (csi-ugra.ru, 22 Mar 2010)
Other information
COACH
He trains children with impairments at a sports club, Stimul, that he opened with his coach Alexander Borovykh. (csi-ugra.ru, 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 2 2011-01-23 4
Men's 100 m T38 Final 2011-01-24 7
Men's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2011-01-25 5