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Vladimir Sviridov

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Family
Son Vladislav [2013]
Residence
Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He has enjoyed sport since he was a young boy.
Club / Team
Rostov Regional Centre of Olympic Preparation No.1: Russia
Name of coach
Olga Isupova [personal], RUS, from 2002
Training Regime
He trains five days a week.

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Russia
Location
Stadskanaal, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Volodya (chuvashia.com, 20 Feb 2013)
Hobbies
Playing table tennis, computer games. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F36 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 27 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 07 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In recognition of his performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012)

He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (hello-perm.ru, 06 Mar 2020; minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He has had cerebral palsy since he was a child. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F35/36 Final 2011-01-23 2
Men's Long Jump F36 Final 2011-01-25 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F36 Final Round 2012-09-05 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F36 Final 1 2013-07-26 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F36 Final 1 2015-10-22 2