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Nikolai Terentev

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Moscow, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Sports Management - Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration: Moscow, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
A family friend, Alexander Abramov, told him about Para ice hockey and took him to watch the sport. Terentyev enjoyed it immediately.
Club / Team
SHC Ugra: Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Zykov [club], RUS; Ruslan Batyrshin [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Nicknames
Kolya (ugra-news.ru, 28 Feb 2020)
Hobbies
Hydrocycling, quadracycling. (Athlete, 28 Oct 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 28 Oct 2020)
Most influential person in career
Russian ice hockey player Ruslan Batyrshin. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2014)
Hero / Idol
Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin. (Athlete, 28 Oct 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go the extra mile." (Athlete, 09 Mar 2014)
Awards and honours
He was both the Scoring Leader [assists and goals] and Goal Scoring Leader at the 2021 World Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic. (paralympic.org, 26 Jun 2021)

He received the Best Goalscorer [goals+assists] award in the Russian Championship for the 2015/16, 2018/19, and 2019/20 seasons. (paralymp.ru, 08 Mar 2020, 26 Mar 2019; fhr.ru, 03 Mar 2016)

He was named Best Goalscorer at the 2018 International Ugra Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation. (ugra-news.ru, 12 Nov 2018)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 26 Apr 2021)
Milestones
At age 17 he was the youngest player in the Russian national Para ice hockey squad at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. He was also the youngest player to compete in the 2013 Russian Championship. (paralympic.org, 14 Feb 2014; rezeptsport.ru, 08 Mar 2013)
Ambitions
To win gold medals at the Russian championship, European championships, world championships, and the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 28 Oct 2020)
Impairment
At age 13 he was involved in a train accident that resulted in the amputation of both his legs. (ugra-news.ru, 28 Feb 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 1
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 2014-03-15 101