Sergei Makhov

Athletics | Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F53

Further personal information

Family
Wife Natalia
Residence
Nizhnevartovsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began doing sports with para-swimming in 2011 in Shatki, Russian Federation, and switched to wheelchair racing in 2014.
Club / Team
Ugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Borovykh, RUS
Coach from which country?
Russia

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother, wife, coaches and friends. (priderussia.ru, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's never late to change anything. Everything is in your hands." (book-hall.ru, 30 Apr 2013)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 25 Apr 2016)
Impairment
At age 25 he sustained a double fracture of his spinal cord in a car accident. (book-hall.ru, 30 Apr 2013)