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Iurii Kostiuk

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10.5, LW10.5

Further personal information

Languages
Romanian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Open International University of Human Development: Lutsk, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began para-skiing following the 1998 Paralympic Winter Games in Nagano.
Name of coach
Dmytro Artomin, UKR; Valery Kazakov, UKR; Vasyl Mukshyn, UKR

General interest

Nicknames
Yura (fakty.ua, 26 Jul 2001)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in para-skiing and para-biathlon. (paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010)

He was decorated with the Order of Merit Grade III in 2006. (paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010)
Other sports
He has competed in para-biathlon at elite level. He also holds the title of Master of Sport in powerlifting. (paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010; gazeta.ua, 22 Mar 2006)
Impairment
He was shot in his spine at age 17. Doctors were unable to remove the bullet. (paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Sitski Final Round 2
Men's 15 km Sitski Final Round 1
Men's 10 km Sitski Final Round 3
Men's 5 km Sitski Final Round 2
Men's 12.5 km Sitski Final Round 4
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1x4 / 2x5 km Relay Open Final Round 2
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 5
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 4
Men's 1 km Sprint Sitting Final Round 4
Men's 2.4 km Pursuit Sitting Final Round 2
Men's 2.4 km Pursuit Sitting Qualification 7
Men's 12.5 km Individual Sitting Final Round 5
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-25 11
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-26 11
Men's Short Distance Sitting Final 2013-02-28 20
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-01 12
Men's Long Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-03 11
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-03-05 18