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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Irek Mannanov

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
B2

Further personal information

Residence
Russia
Higher education
Bashkir State Educational University: Russia

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Amir Gumerov

General interest

Injuries
He had an operation on his spine at the end of 2008. (fsimo.ru, 02 Feb 2009)
Awards and honours
He was decorated with the Order of Honour and named in 1998 and the Order of Friendship of Peoples in 2005. (rezeptsport.ru, 23 Mar 2011)

In 1998 he was named the Outstanding Athlete of the Republic of Bashkortostan. (rezeptsport.ru, 23 Mar 2011)
Impairment
During a biathlon competition he was severely injured when a bullet went through his right eye. He returned to the sport after he recovered. (vancouverexpress.ca, 26 Feb 2009)