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Khetag Khinchagov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Vladikavkaz, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
International Trade - North Ossetian State University: Vladikavkaz, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2013 at age 16 in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He discovered that there was a Stimul Sports School for people with impairments in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation, so he joined its athletics group as he was good at running at school.
Club / Team
Stimul Sports School of Olympic Reserve: Vladikavkaz, RUS
Name of coach
Gocha Khugaev [personal], RUS; Boris Koroev [personal], RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Playing football, volleyball, basketball. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T38 long jump at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Mar 2021; Athlete, 28 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Gocha Khugaev. (Athlete, 28 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian middle distance runner Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 06 Jan 2016)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2021)
Famous relatives
His second cousin Albert Khinchagov has represented the Russian Federation in Para athletics and won gold in the F37 shot put at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (paralympic.org, 09 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold medals at the world championships and the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied physical education at the North Ossetian State Pedagogical Institute in Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 Oct 2019)