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Nikita Prokhorov

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F46

Further personal information

Family
Wife Nikol Rodomakina
Residence
Chapayevsk, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Samara State Pedagogical University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 14 in Omsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He had leisure time that allowed him to join an athletics group at school.
Club / Team
Samara Regional Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Pavel Muzhikov [personal], RUS, from 2013

General interest

Hobbies
Watching movies, listening to music, cooking. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F46 shot put at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Mar 2021; Athlete, 29 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His first coach Larisa Namestnikova. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
US shot putter Adam Nelson. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Injuries
In 2016 he underwent two operations on his knees. (vkonline.ru, 07 Jun 2017)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order of Friendship in the Russian Federation. (pravo.gov.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2020)
Famous relatives
His wife Nikol Rodomakina has represented the Russian Federation in Para athletics and won gold in the T46 long jump and silver in the T46 100m at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 30 Mar 2021; sport-63.ru, 10 Jun 2020)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 29 Mar 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final 2011-01-22 4
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 2011-01-25 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F46 Final Round 2012-09-06 1
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F46 Final 1 2013-07-21 4
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2013-07-23 1
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2013-07-27 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F46 Final 1 2015-10-24 4
Men's Javelin F46 Final 1 2015-10-27 10
Men's Shot Put F46 Final 1 2015-10-29 1