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Yuriy Berezin

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
LW12

Further personal information

Residence
Kustanai, KAZ
Occupation
Sports Teacher
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2018 in Kustanai, Kazakhstan.
Why this sport?
"I saw [Kazakhstani Para Nordic skier] Alexandr Kolyadin's victory in the sprint race at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang."
Club / Team
Umit Sports Club for the Impaired: Kustanai, KAZ
Name of coach
Vasily Kolomiyets [national, personal], KAZ

General interest

Nicknames
Yura (OK profile, 22 Dec 2021)
Hobbies
Fishing, hunting, recreational activities. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the Kazakhstani national championships. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Russian ice hockey player Sergei Mozyakin. (Athlete, 03 Mar 2022)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Kustanai Sports Club for the Impaired VK page, 16 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 23 Dec 2021)