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Ivan Kodlozerov

Nordic Skiing


Impairment information

Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Wife Kseniya, son Miron [2019]
St. Petersburg, RUS
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education: Malakhovka, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para cross-country skiing at age 15 in Mirnyy, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged by his parents, who are former skiers. His father was also a skiing coach.
Club / Team
Arkhangelsk Regional Adaptive Sports School [RUS] / Vodnik Arkhangelsk [RUS]:
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS; Irina Kodlozerova [mother, personal], RUS

General interest

Vanya (, 22 Mar 2012)
Hunting, fishing, listening to music, watching movies, football. (Athlete, 25 Dec 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the 12.5km individual biathlon event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 25 Dec 2020)
Most influential person in career
His father Sergey Kodlozerov. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
French biathlete Martin Fourcade. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (, 26 Apr 2021; Athlete, 25 Dec 2020)
Other sports
He competes in Para biathlon and Para cross-country skiing internationally. He has also competed in Para athletics at national level. (, 25 Apr 2021; Athlete, 10 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
His father Sergey and his mother Irina are former cross-country skiers. His grandfather was Russian athletics champion in the 800m. (, 22 Mar 2012)
To win medals at the world championships, and to claim gold at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 25 Dec 2020)
He was born without bones in his right hand, and one of the bones on the large finger of his left hand. He also had troubles with his heart, head, spine, and intestines at birth, which meant doctors initially feared he would not live beyond a year. (, 13 Dec 2012)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2013-02-25 8
Men's Short Distance Standing Final 2013-02-28 4
Men's Middle Distance Standing Final 2013-03-01 5
Men's Long Distance Standing Final 2013-03-03 8
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-08 9
Men's 12.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-11 5
Men's 1 km Sprint Standing Qualification 2014-03-12 13
Men's 15 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 8
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Short Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-24 8
Men's Middle Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-27 10
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-28 5
Men's Long Distance Standing Race 1 2015-01-30 5
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-31 9