Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail Ivanov

Para Ice Hockey


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Kurovskoye, RUS
Athlete, Lawyer
Higher education
Law - Moscow Psychology Social University [branch]: Kurovskoye, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up ice sledge hockey in 2010 in Aleksin, Russia.
Why this sport?
A friend invited him to try the sport after he lost his leg in an accident.
Club / Team
Phoenix: Russia
Name of coach
Sergey Samoylov [national], RUS; Nikolay Sharshukov [club], RUS, from 2013
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

International debut

Competing for

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Nikolay Sharshukov. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Russian ice hockey player Artem Nosov. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russia. (, 18 Mar 2014)

For his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, he was awarded the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] by the president of Russia. (, 17 Mar 2014)

He was awarded the 'What is life? Fight!' award by the Russian Paralympic Committee at the 2013 VII Solemn Award Ceremony. (, 06 Nov 2013)

He was named Best Goaltender at the 2013 Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool in Goyang, South Korea. (, 02 May 2013)

He was named Best Goaltender at the 2012 Russian Championships. (, 20 Mar 2012)
He had to have his leg amputated after being involved in a train accident. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2014)


Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 1
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 2014-03-15 101