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Petr Filatov

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One son.
Residence
Lakinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2009, at age 21, in Barnaul, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He learned about the Patriot sports club, which is involved in the rehabilitation of people with an impairment. He met the powerlifting coach Andrey Podpalny there, and a month later took part in his first regional competition.
Club / Team
Trud: Lakinsk, RUS
Name of coach
Dmitry Krasilnikov [personal, national], RUS

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Aleksin, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Hunting, fishing, tourism, cars, motorcycles. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Lifting 239kg at a competition in 2016 in Novogorsk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 01 Apr 2021)
Most influential person in career
His son. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para powerlifter Tamara Podpalnaya. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 25 Dec 2020)

In 2013 he was named among the Best Para Athletes in the Altai region of the Russian Federation. (altaisport.ru, 18 Dec 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 01 Apr 2021)
Impairment
He was hit by a car at age 17, and his injuries resulted in his left leg being amputated above the knee. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019; info-vb.ru, 23 Dec 2015)
Other information
SMARTPHONE PROSTHESIS
In 2018 he changed his artificial limb for an electronic prosthesis that can be operated with a smartphone. "I felt safe straight away. The knee is secure and my mobility is very good." (vesti22.tv, 26 Dec 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-11 5