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Oleksandr Driha

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Smila, UKR
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education, Sport Studies - Cherkasy National University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14 in Smila, Ukraine.

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha (cknews.info, 06 Dec 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2006 he was named one of the 10 Best Athletes of the Cherkasy region of Ukraine by the Antenna newspaper. (antenna.com.ua, 29 Dec 2006)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (paralympic.org.ua, 01 Aug 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He decided to retire after competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London due to injuries. (Athlete, 10 Dec 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T37 Final Round 1
Men's 1500 m T37 Final Round 4
Men's 400 m T37 Heat 2 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T35-38 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2
Men's 800 m T37 Final Round 4
Men's 800 m T37 Heat 2 3
Men's 400 m T37 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T35-38 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 3
Men's 1500 m T37 Final Round 2
Men's 800 m T37 Final Round 1
Men's 800 m T37 Heat 1 1
Men's 400 m T37 Final Round 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T37 Final Round 2012-09-01 5
Men's 1500 m T37 Final Round 2012-09-03 9