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Gocha Khugaev

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T37

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Residence
Vladikavkaz, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Georgian, Russian
Higher education
Information Technology, Mathematics, Physical Education - North Ossetian State University: Vladikavkaz, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2010 at age 26 in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Stimul Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Vladikavkaz, RUS
Name of coach
Vladimir Koroev, RUS; Valery Gagloev, RUS

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Games
Location
Sharjah, UAE

General interest

Hobbies
Football, chess. (Athlete, 11 May 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the T37/38 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 11 May 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 21 Dec 2015)
Hero / Idol
Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi. (Athlete, 21 Dec 2015)
Injuries
He has undergone several operations since injuring his knee after the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 21 Dec 2015; gztslovo.ru, 28 Aug 2013)
Awards and honours
He took part in the torch relay ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. His leg of the relay was in Magas, Russian Federation. (skfo.ru, 04 Mar 2014)

In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order of Friendship and the Glory of Ossetia Medal in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012; rso-a.ru, 19 Sep 2012)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 2 2012-08-31 3
Men's 200 m T37 Final Round 2012-08-31 7
Men's Long Jump F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-05 1
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 2012-09-08 3
Men's 100 m T37 Final Round 2012-09-08 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T37/38 Final 1 2013-07-20 4
Men's 200 m T37 Semifinal 1 2013-07-23 9999
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 1 2013-07-27 1