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Sergey Ussoltsev

Athletics | Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Residence
Petropavl, KAZ
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching, Finance - North Kazakhstan State University: Petropavl, KAZ

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1999 in Petropavl, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"Sport is life."
Club / Team
Umit Sports Club for the Impaired: Petropavl, KAZ
Name of coach
Vasily Kolomiyets [national], KAZ; Anton Zhdanovich [personal], KAZ

International debut

Year
2016 [Para Nordic skiing]
Competing for
Kazakhstan

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the guitar, music. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Placing first in the wheelchair race at the 2004 Siberian International Marathon in Omsk, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Swiss wheelchair racer Heinz Frei. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Without making an effort, you won't pull a fish out of the pond." (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2021)
Other sports
He has represented Kazakhstan in both Para athletics and Para Nordic skiing. He competed in athletics in the T54 category at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens, and in both biathlon and cross-country skiing at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 22 Dec 2021; Athlete, 18 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2021)
Impairment
In 1995 he was involved in an accident that resulted in the amputation of his left leg. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 12
Men's 10000 m T54 Heat 2 12
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 32
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-12 22
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2017-02-16 16
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-19 19
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-10 16
Men's 15km Sitting Final 2018-03-11 15
Men's 12.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-13 11
Men's 1.1km Sprint Sitting Final 2018-03-14 25
Men's 15km Sitting Final 2018-03-16 13
Men's 7.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-17 20
4x2.5km Mixed Relay Final 2018-03-18 12
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2019-02-16 10
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2019-02-17 11
Men's Sprint - Free Style Sitting Final 2019-02-18 11
Men's Sprint Sitting Final 2019-02-20 12
Men's Long Distance Sitting Final 2019-02-21 10
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2019-02-24 12