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Pavel Obvintcev

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Elektrostal, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 29 in Elektrostal, Russia.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed shooting as a child and visited a local shooting range in Elektrostal, Russia. He took it up as sport after his military retirement.
Club / Team
Physical Education and Health Club for the Impaired: Elektrostal, RUS
Name of coach
Pyotr Skakunov, RUS, from 2007; Yury Zavolodko, RUS, from 2013
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Bratislava

General interest

Hobbies
Family, playing music, fishing, weapons. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning at the 2011 World Games in the United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport in Russia. (fsimo.ru, 26 Apr 2014)

He was named the 2013 Best Athlete with an Impairment in his home city of Elektrostal in the Moscow region of Russia. (vrt.tv, 19 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2014)
Impairment
He lost both legs in an accident when he fell under a train. (sovsport.ru, 14 Sep 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 41
Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 27