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Mykhailo Melnykov

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Mariupol, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2000 at age 22 in Mariupol, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to be strong from childhood."
Club / Team
Paralympic Sports and Health Club: Mariupol, UKR

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Ukraine

General interest

Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2018)
Other sports
He has taken part in Para athletics tournaments, competing in shot put and discus throw at national level in Ukraine. (0629.com.ua, 02 Jul 2012)
Other information
MENTOR
He encouraged fellow Ukrainian Para athlete Anton Kriukov to take up powerlifting in 2009. He has also served as Kriukov's coach. (invasport.org.ua, 02 May 2012; pr.ua, 04 Jul 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00kg Final 2017-12-07 9