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Nikolay Kuzin

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Residence
Lipetsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2008 at age 23 in Lipetsk, Russia.
Why this sport?
At a rehabilitation centre, he met a doctor who was involved in wheelchair dance sport. Kuzin decided to watch a rehearsal and then decided to begin training.
Club / Team
Garmonia : Lipetsk, RUS
Name of coach
Farida Uzikova
Coach from which country?
Russia
Coach from what year?
2008
Training Regime
He trains three times per week.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Cuijk

General interest

Nicknames
Kolya (lg.lpgzt.ru, 29 Jun 2013)
Impairment
In February 2004, while on a military assignment clearing snow in Vladivostok, Russia, he suffered frostbite in his feet. After nearly a year in the hospital, he had to have his feet amputated. (lg.lpgzt.ru, 29 Jun 2013; Athlete, 25 Nov 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 3