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Nikolay Marfin

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Izhevsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Kavala

General interest

Injuries
He had pneumonia when he came to compete at the Paralympic Games in Beijing. (yandex.ru, 25 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2008 he was voted the Athlete of the Year in Udmurtia, Russia. (udmvt.ru, 24 Apr 2009)

In 2009 he was decorated with the 'Will to Live' award. (votkinsk.net, 13 Apr 2010)
Other information
DISQUALIFIED IN 2012
Along with teammate Vadim Rakitin, he was disqualified from the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. Traces of human growth hormone Neotropin were found in both athletes' blood samples. Both athletes admitted to buying the hormone through the internet without consulting team officials or doctors. (powerlifting.ru, 05 Sep 2012; insidethegames.biz, 08 Sep 2012; rbth.ru, 09 Sep 2012; zeenews.india.com, 09 Sep 2012; aifudm.net, 10 Sep 2012; rusbiathlon.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's +100 kg Final Round 6
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 100.00kg Final 2010-07-30 9999