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Pavel Nesterenko

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F11, T11

Further personal information

Residence
Krasnodar, RUS
Languages
English, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 in Krasnodar, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He competed in powerlifting and Para powerlifting but after his vision began to deteriorate further he switched to Para athletics.
Club / Team
Krasnodar Regional Centre of Paralympic Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Oleg Pirog [personal], RUS

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in discus at the 2018 National Championships in Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
Coach Oleg Pirog. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian powerlifter Andrey Malanichev. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 12 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)
Impairment
He has a congenital vision impairment that is inherited. His maternal uncle had the same impairment. (kuban24.tv, 30 Oct 2020)