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Vanco Karanfilov

Shooting
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
FYR Macedonia
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Macedonian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 1996 in Skopje, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Club / Team
SSRI Kisela Voda: Skopje, MKD
Name of coach
Branimir Jovanovski [national], MKD

General interest

Hobbies
Table tennis, fishing. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the SH1 air pistol at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His family and coach Branimir Jovanovski. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Macedonian Para shooter Branimir Jovanovski. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Injuries
He suffered from epicondylitis [tennis elbow] in 2005. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
He was The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (chinadaily.com.cn, 31 Aug 2008)
Impairment
His leg was amputated above the knee. (Athlete, 13 Sep 2016)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He became The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's first Paralympic medallist, when he won silver at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (chinadaily.com.cn, 31 Aug 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 11
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Final Round 5
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Preliminary 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 22
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 13
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 27
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Pistol SH1 Preliminary 22
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Preliminary 12
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 2
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Preliminary 1
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-18 28
Mixed 50m Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 21
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 17
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 22
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-03 10
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 27
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 51
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Semifinal 2014-07-22 7
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 4
Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 22
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-09 16
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-11 24
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 30
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 31
P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 31
P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 40
Team P1 - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 8
Team P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 4
Team P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 8