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Vitalii Alfimov

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11

Further personal information

Residence
Tikhoretsk, RUS
Occupation
Massage Therapist
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Kuban State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Krasnodar, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2009 in Armavir, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Dynamo: Krasnodar, RUS
Name of coach
Oleg Pirog [personal], RUS; Mikhail Burmatov [personal], RUS; Igor Tuchak [personal], RUS

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2010 Para Powerlifting Cup of the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian discus thrower Dmitriy Shevchenko, Russian shot putter Aleksandr Lesnoy. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 he received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 12 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He has competed in Para powerlifting and won medals at the Russian championships in 2010, 2011 and 2015. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019; sportbg.ucoz.ru, 06 Jul 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2019)