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Sergei Biriukov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Cheboksary, RUS
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Safety Science, Technical Studies - Chuvash State University: Cheboksary, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics at age 14 in Cheboksary, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I have always been partial to sports and, when I watched the 2012 Paralympic Games, I decided that I should also be there, to defend the honour of the country."
Club / Team
Cheboksary Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Svetlana Morozova [personal], RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (sovch.chuvashia.com, 10 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T35-38 long jump at the 2019 Grand Prix event in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019; paralympic.org, 08 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents and coach Svetlana Morozova. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)
Hero / Idol
Actor, bodybuilder and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (chuvsu.ru, 30 Jul 2021; minsport.gov.ru, 19 Mar 2021)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)