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Sergey Antonov

Para dance sport
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
L&F2, SD2

Further personal information

Residence
St. Petersburg, RUS
Occupation
Teacher
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Technical Studies - North-West State Technical University: St. Petersburg, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training in 2004 at age 23 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He views Para dance sport as "a way of life, that encourages independence, satisfies ambitions and is a way to see the world."
Club / Team
St. Petersburg Centre of Physical Education and Sport: Russia
Name of coach
Irina Volkova [personal], RUS; Konstantin Vasilyev [personal], RUS
Training Regime
He trains three times per week with his dance partner Alexandra Berdnik. Each session lasts for two hours or more.

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Russia
Location
Kiev, UKR

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning first place at the 2006 World Championships. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2013)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Para dance sport is primarily rehabilitation, and after that a sport." (spbvedomosti.ru, 11 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
He participated in the closing ceremony of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, during which the flag was transferred to the 2014 host city, Sochi. (1-line.spbu.tu, 04 Dec 2011)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 28 Dec 2018)
Impairment
His spinal cord injury was caused by trauma at birth. (fondopora.ru, 17 Nov 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked as a Para dance sport teacher at a centre of rehabilitation for children with an impairment in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. (spbvedomosti.ru, 11 Sep 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships Arnhem 2006 (Arnhem, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Class 2 Final Round 1
IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships Minsk 2008 (Minsk, Belarus)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin 2 Final Ranking 6
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-07 2
Mixed Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 5
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 1
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 3
Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 2