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Igor Baskakov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F11, T11

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Stavropol, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Language Studies - Russian, Literature - Biysk Pedagogical State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 28 in Biysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"It is a well developed and interesting sport."
Club / Team
Stavropol Regional Centre of Adaptive Physical Education and Sport: Russia
Name of coach
Yuriy Voronkin [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Hobbies
Winemaking. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing second in the F11 shot put at the 2021 Grand Prix in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2021; paralymp.ru, 15 Feb 2021)
Hero / Idol
Russian weightlifter Andrey Chemerkin. (Athlete, 23 Sep 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 he was named among the Best Para Athletes of the Year in the Stavropol region of the Russian Federation. (stapravda.ru, 16 Mar 2018; 26 Mar 2017; 26 Feb 2015; pobeda26.ru, 04 Mar 2016)

He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2021; fss.org.ru, 18 Dec 2020)
Other sports
He has competed in powerlifting and won gold at the 2013 World Championships in Beijing, People's Republic of China. (altaisport.ru, 26 Sep 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F12 Final 1 2015-10-22 15
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2015-10-27 8