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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Oleg Munts

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B1, B1

Further personal information

Family
Wife Larisa
Residence
Kirovohrad, UKR
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up skiing at age six in Tyumen, Russia. He started competing in para-skiing in 1993.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kirovohrad, UKR
Name of coach
Borys Babar, Volodymyr Storozhok

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, music, collecting candles and miniature cars. (Vancouver, 12 Feb 2010; kirovograd.rks.kr.ua, 20 Mar 2008)
Awards and honours
In 1998 he represented Russia at the Paralympic Games in Nagano and was decorated with the Order of Friendship. (paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010))

In Ukraine he was decorated with two Orders of Merit. (paralympic.org.ua, 08 Mar 2010)
Impairment
He was born with a visual impairment and eventually lost his sight in 1985. (content.mail.ru, 02 Apr 2006; gazeta.ua, 31 Oct 2007)