Mikhail Tukmachev

Athletics | Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
LW4

Further personal information

Residence
Votkinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education - Chaikovsky State Institute of Physical Education: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 13 in Izhevsk, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Udmurtia Centre of Sports Preparation: Izhevsk, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS; Andrey Maximov [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Canada

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing, taking walks. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third in the long classic race at the 2017/18 World Cup event in Canmore, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and his friends. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Russian cross-country skiers Maxim Vylegzhanin and Alexander Legkov, Russian Para cross-country skier Vladimir Kononov. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything that happens, happens for the better." (VK profile, 13 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Prince George, BC, Canada. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2018)