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Sergei Mikhalev

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F11

Further personal information

Residence
Biysk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2006 at age 17 in Ufa, Russia.
Club / Team
Youth Sports School No.1: Biysk, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Smirnov, RUS

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon

General interest

Hero / Idol
Russian mixed martial artist Fedor Emelianenko. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Russia. (paralymp.ru, 07 Jul 2015)

He carried the Paralympic torch in Biysk as the relay made its way through Russia ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (altapress.ru, 06 Feb 2014)
Other sports
He has competed for Russia in powerlifting. He has set a world record in the sport and earned the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2015; altapress.ru, 06 Feb 2014)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2013-07-20 9
Men's Shot Put F11 Final 1 2013-07-25 3