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Mikita Ladzesau

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3
Guide
Mikhail Siamenau

Further personal information

Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age six in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
"I have been involved in biathlon since childhood. I followed in my mother's footsteps. Mum was engaged in cross-country skiing, so I also wanted to go skiing."
Club / Team
Republican Training Centre of Para Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Aliaksei Lukyanau [personal], BLR

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Belarus

General interest

Hobbies
Football, motor racing. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 4x2.5km mixed relay at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany, and finishing fourth in the 4x2.5km open relay at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Swiss cross-country skier Dario Cologna. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Believe in success and the best outcome of events." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Other sports
He competed in Para cross-country skiing and Para biathlon at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Feb 2017)
Ambitions
To win gold medals at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 16 Dec 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-12 12
Mixed Relay Final 2017-02-15 3
Men's Sprint VI Final 2017-02-18 14
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-19 14
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20km Free Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-12 9999
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-14 13
4x2.5km Open Relay Final 2018-03-18 4