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Zhelyaz Kolev

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B1
Guide
Iskren Plankov

Further personal information

Residence
Bulgaria
Languages
Bulgarian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2010 in Yundola, Bulgaria.
Why this sport?
He began the sport as part of his rehabilitation and to keep fit.
Club / Team
Varna Disabled Sports Club [SOU DNZ]: Bulgaria
Name of coach
Iskren Plankov, BUL, from 2010

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Bulgaria

General interest

Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always have fun." (Athlete, 11 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1 km Sprint Visually Impaired Qualification 2014-03-12 18