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Oleksandr Kazik

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B1
Guide
Serhii Kucheriavyi

Further personal information

Residence
Vinnytsia, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Ukraine Social Economic University: Vinnytsia, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 14 in Bar, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"This sport interested me a lot and I decided to try it."
Club / Team
Invasport: Vinnytsia, UKR
Name of coach
Serhii Kucheriavyi [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Vuokatti, FIN

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha (Instagram profile, 01 Jan 2021)
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Coach Serhii Kucheriavyi. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius." [Faster, higher, stronger]. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his achievements at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, he received the Order for Merits [third class] of Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 29 Mar 2018)

He has received the titles of Master of Sport of International Class in biathlon and Master of Sport in cross-country skiing in Ukraine. (paralympic.org.ua, 22 Feb 2022)
Other sports
He competed in both biathlon and cross-country skiing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 21 Dec 2021)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2017-02-11 8
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-12 4
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2017-02-14 8
Men's Sprint VI Final 2017-02-18 7
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-19 13
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-10 8
Men's 20km Free Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-12 6
Men's 12.5km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-13 2
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-14 9999
Men's 15km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-16 2
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance VI Final 2019-02-16 7
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-17 4
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-18 8
Men's Sprint VI Final 2019-02-20 6
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2019-02-21 9999