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Oleksandr Makhotkin

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B3

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport during the 2013/14 season in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Name of coach
Andriy Nesterenko [personal], UKR; Volodymyr Ivanov [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Vuokatti, FIN

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 12 Dec 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Andriy Nesterenko. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug, French biathlete Martin Fourcade, Italian biathlete Dorothea Wierer. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Ukraine. (mms.gov.ua, 11 Jun 2021)
Other sports
He competed in both biathlon and cross-country skiing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (mediaport.ua, 13 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 26 Dec 2017)

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 10
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-12 15
Men's Sprint VI Final 2017-02-18 12
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2017-02-19 15
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-10 12
Men's 12.5km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-13 10
Men's 15km Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-16 8
Men's 10km Classic Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-17 13
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 8
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-17 11
Men's Sprint VI Final 2019-02-20 12
Men's Long Distance VI Final 2019-02-21 7