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Nikolai Shuvalov

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Krasnoyarsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para skiing in 2011 in Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He finds the sport beautiful. He was doing it at an amateur level in his youth before getting injured, and after acquiring his impairment he took up Para alpine skiing.
Club / Team
Krasnoyarsk Regional Centre of Sports Preparation in Adaptive Sports: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Nazarov [national], RUS

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing, recreation in the forests of Siberia. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Hero / Idol
Boxer Roy Jones Jr. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Alpine skiing is a condition of the soul." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2013)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2018)
Impairment
He lost both legs in a car accident. (1tv.ru, 07 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-13 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-15 21