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Sergey Shilov

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Ekaterina
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Coach
Languages
German, Russian, English
Higher education
International Relations, Physical Education - Moscow State Academy of Physical Education/Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1990.
Why this sport?
He initially took part in athletics but was getting bored in winter when the snow did not allow him to compete, so he took up skiing.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Swiss wheelchair athlete Heinz Frei. (sport-express.ru, 04 Apr 2006)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's a difficult sport. You need power to overcome laziness, a willingness to stay off the streets, because to achieve any results you need to train constantly." (mosnedelya.ru, 28 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Russian Federation. (mk.ru, 30 Sep 2014)

In 2010 he received the Medal of Honour and Order of Friendship in Russian Federation. (rezeptsport.ru, 22 Mar 2011; document.kremlin.ru, 26 Mar 2010)

In 2009 he was named an Honoured Citizen of Pskov, Russian Federation. (bibliopskov.ru, 22 Mar 2011)
Other sports
He competed in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 1992 [for Unified Team] and in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 [for Russian Federation]. He participated in biathlon for Russian Federation at the Paralympic Winter Games in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Before his accident he received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Russian Federation for orienteering. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Mar 2013; sochi2014.com, 22 Jan 2013; dislife.ru, 25 Jul 2010; paralympic.org, 1992)
Impairment
At age 16 he was travelling home by bus from an orienteering competition when it crashed and flipped over. He sustained a serious spinal cord injury in the accident. (miloserdie.ru, 24 Mar 2010)
Other information
RETIRED
He retired from competing in late 2013. (mk.ru, 30 Sep 2014)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served on the executive committee of the Russian Paralympic Committee. (mk.ru, 30 Sep 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1x4 / 2x5 km Relay Open Final Round 1
Men's 2.4 km Pursuit Sitting Final Round 6
Men's 2.4 km Pursuit Sitting Qualification 2
Men's 12.5 km Individual Sitting Final Round 8
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 13
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 15
Men's 1 km Sprint Sitting Final Round 1
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 12.5 km Sitski Final Round 5
Men's 7.5 km Sitski Final Round 11
Men's 1x3.75/2x5 km Relay Open Final Round 2
Men's 15 km Sitski Final Round 3
Men's 10 km Sitski Final Round 2
Men's 5 km Sitski Final Round 4
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km Sitski Final Round 5
Men's 1x2.5/2x5 km Relay Open Final Round 1
Men's 15 km Sitski LW10-12 Final Round 1
Men's 10 km Sitski LW10 Final Round 2
Men's 5 km Sitski LW10 Final Round 1
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km LW10 Final Round 9
Men's 5 km Sitski LW10 Final Round 13
Men's 15 km Sitski LW10 Final Round 9999
Men's 3x2.5 km Relay Sitting Final Round 9
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 3 5
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 5
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 2 7
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T53-54 Heat 1 2
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 1 3
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 3 4
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 8
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 3
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 1 4
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 3x2.5 km Relay LW10-12 Final Round 4
Men's 10 km Sitski LW10 Final Round 4
Men's 5 km Sitski LW10 Final Round 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 4 6
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 7
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 1 3
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 8
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 2 3
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 1 5
Men's 100 m T53 Final Round 7
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 2 3
Men's 4x100 m T54 Heat 2 3
Men's 4x400 m T54 Heat 1 9999
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 22
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T52-53 Final Round 41
Men's 400 m T52 Heat 1 5
Men's 200 m T52 Final Round 7
Men's 200 m T52 Heat 2 4
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m TW4 Heat 2 7
Men's 200 m TW4 Heat 1 8
Men's 100 m TW4 Heat 2 8
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 7
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 4
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 3 6
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 3 5
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 3 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 17
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 1 9
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 4 4
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 3 5
Men's 800 m T53 Final Round 4
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 2 3
Men's 400 m T53 Final Round 6
Men's 400 m T53 Heat 1 1
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 3 5
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-25 17
Men's Short Distance Sitting Final 2013-02-28 17
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-01 9999
Men's Long Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-03 20