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Evgheni Iagudin

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Tiraspol, MDA
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport around age 30 in Tiraspol, Republic of Moldova.
Why this sport?
"I had only two choices, swimming and athletics, and I liked athletics more. Later on, I tried goalball and football which I also like."
Club / Team
Atletika: Tiraspol, MDA
Name of coach
Alexandr Moiseenco [personal], MDA, from 2017

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to audio books, learning English. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in fourth place at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova, Russian hurdler Sergey Shubenkov. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he was named Best Paralympic Athlete of the Year by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research in the Republic of Moldova. (diez.md, 19 Dec 2019)
Other sports
He has been a member of the Moldovan vision impaired five-a-side football team. (ibsasport.org, 22 Jul 2017)