Vitalii Malyshev

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
LW9

Further personal information

Family
Wife Irina, one child
Residence
Shchyolkovo, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10 in Shchyolkovo, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I asked a friend to take me along to skiing training."
Club / Team
Spartanets Centre of Adaptive Sport: Shchyolkovo, RUS
Name of coach
Irina Gromova [national], RUS

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Canmore, AB, CAN

General interest

Hobbies
Fishing. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2021)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 26 Apr 2021)
Other sports
He has competed in Para biathlon, finishing third at the 2017/18 World Cup event in Oberried, Germany. He also represented the Russian Federation in Para track cycling at the 2011 World Championships in Montichiari, Italy. (SportsDeskOnline, 18 Mar 2019; paralymp.ru, 26 Jan 2018)
Ambitions
To become a multiple champion at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2021)