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Vladimir Litvinenko

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Law - Kemerovo State University: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
After graduating from university he found he had a lot of free time in the evenings after work. He heard about Para ice hockey, and with no club in his hometown, he called Alexander Zykov, coach of SHC Ugra, who invited him to a training camp. He went along and enjoyed the sport.
Club / Team
SHC Ugra: Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Zykov [club], RUS; Ruslan Batyrshin [national], RUS
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Ice sledge hockey is my work and hobby at the same time. It's boring for me to live without hockey." (csi-ugra.ru, 01 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [first grade] in the Russian Federation in recognition of his performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 26 Apr 2021)
Impairment
At age 10 he lost both of his legs after falling under a tram. (csi-ugra.ru, 01 May 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 4
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 6
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 1
Mixed Semifinal 2014-03-13 201
Mixed Gold Medal Match 2014-03-15 101