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Rushan Minnegulov

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW8

Further personal information

Family
Wife Aliya, daughter Ramina
Residence
Bogatye Saby, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Accounting - Kazan State Agricultural University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began skiing in 2007 in Bogatye Saby, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport by his uncle Radik Minnegulov.
Club / Team
Tatarstan Republican Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Ruslan Minnegulov [brother, personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with his family. (beijing2022.paralymp.ru, 18 Feb 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the men's standing 20km classic style event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Hero / Idol
Russian cross-country skier Alexander Legkov. (Athlete, 13 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 11 Mar 2014)

He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [fourth grade] in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He competed in biathlon at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 25 Dec 2020)
Impairment
In 2005 he lost his right hand in a car accident. (tatar-inform.ru, 16 Mar 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 12.5 km Individual Standing Final Round 17
Men's 3 km Pursuit Standing Qualification 17
Men's 1 km Sprint Standing Qualification 15
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 8
Men's 20 km Standing Final Round 5
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2013-02-25 3
Men's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2013-02-27 2
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Final 2013-03-05 2
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-10 1
Men's 1 km Sprint Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 2
4x2.5 km Open Relay Final Round 2014-03-15 1
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 4
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Race 1 2015-01-25 1
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-28 3
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-31 2
Open Relay Final 2015-02-01 2