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Siyovush Iliasov

Alpine Skiing | Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B1

Further personal information

Residence
Hisor, TJK
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Japanese, Russian, Tajik
Higher education
Commerce - Tajik State Pedagogical University: Dushanbe, TJK

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in December 2016 in Varzob, Tajikistan.
Why this sport?
It is good for his health.
Club / Team
School of Paralympic and Olympic Winter Sports: Tajikistan
Name of coach
Ilkhomiddin Abulloev [personal], TJK

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Tajikistan
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Travel. (Facebook profile, 27 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games by placing 22nd in the middle distance classic race at the 2018 World Cup event in Oberried, Germany. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ilkhomiddin Abulloev. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Tajikistani powerlifter Akmal Godirov. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named flag bearer for Tajikistan at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018)
Impairment
His visual impairment is the result of retinitis pigmentosa, a group of conditions that damage the retina. (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has taught English language at a school for people with a visual impairment in Hisor, Tajikistan. (gazeta.tj, 07 Nov 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Visual Impaired Final 2018-03-14 20
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Free Style VI Final 2019-02-18 13