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Ivan Osharov

Alpine Skiing | Snowboard

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Kiev, UKR
Occupation
Real Estate Agent
Languages
English, German, Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up snowboarding in 1999 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
A classmate invited him to try the sport. "First of all, it's fun. Second, it's amazing. You have to try it yourself, it can't be explained or understood while sitting on a sofa. I like speed and mountains."

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Location
Sochi, RUS

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Today is better than yesterday. All limits are in your head." (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (invamedia.com, 12 Mar 2014)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with cancer at age 12, which resulted in the amputation of his leg. (podrobnosti.ua, 14 Mar 2014; Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Other information

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Para Snowboard Cross Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 24
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Final 2018-03-12 15
Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Final 2018-03-16 15