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Vadzim Lipinski

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
LW12

Further personal information

Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015 in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
He was invited to try Para cross-country skiing by a coach.
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Yury Buranau, BLR, from 2015

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Belarus
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Vuokatti, FIN

General interest

Hobbies
Playing basketball and tennis. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His friends, and fitness teacher Tamara Pobedenko. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do what you like." (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Belarus. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
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 23
Men's Long Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2017-02-16 15
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-19 22
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 15km Sitting Final 2018-03-11 23
Men's 1.1km Sprint Sitting Final 2018-03-14 28
Men's 7.5km Sitting Final 2018-03-17 29