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Konstantin Matsnev

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Tambov, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 42 in Tambov, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His younger brother put him in contact with coach Svetlana Privalova, who trained athletes with an impairment.
Club / Team
Tambov Regional Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Svetlana Privalova [personal], RUS, from 2015
Training Regime
He trains three times a week, with each session lasting between 90 minutes and two hours.

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Russia
Location
Poland

General interest

Hobbies
Cars. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Svetlana Privalova. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian powerlifter Kirill Sarychev. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2020 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 23 Oct 2020)
Ambitions
To become world champion. (Athlete, 07 May 2019)
Impairment
In 2009 he was diagnosed with vascular disease. Both of his legs were amputated in 2014 as a result of the condition. (tver.kp.ru, 20 Mar 2019)