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Athlete Profile - Alexandr KOLYADIN

Birth Date:  20 Feb 1973
Age:  45
Gender:   Male


Alexandr KOLYADIN - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Mon, 12 Mar 10:00
Men's 20km Free, Standing
Wed, 14 Mar 10:35
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic, Standing Qualification
Wed, 14 Mar 12:21
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic, Standing Semifinal 1
Wed, 14 Mar 13:34
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic, Standing Final
Sat, 17 Mar 10:15
Men's 10km Classic, Standing
Sun, 18 Mar 11:00
4x2.5km Open Relay

Biographical Information

Paralympic Games
104x2.5km Open Relay2014Sochi, RUS32:48.8
1320km Classic Style, Standing2014Sochi, RUS1:06:40.3
331km Sprint Freestyle, Standing2014Sochi, RUS5:08.29
World Championships
64x2.5km Open Relay2017Finsterau, GER26:21.4
1320km Classic Style, Standing2017Finsterau, GER1:10:00.9
201km Sprint Freestyle, Standing2017Finsterau, GER
2410km Freestyle, Standing2017Finsterau, GER29:11.4
Nickname Sasha (kstnews.kz, 05 Jun 2014)
Hobbies Snow sculptures, motorcycles. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Family Son Alexander
Languages spoken Russian
Club name Kustanai Region Sports Direction [Kazakhstan]
Coach Vasily Kolomiyets [national], KAZ; Anatoly Piskovoy [personal], KAZ, from 2013 (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Other sports Prior to his accident he was a member of the Kazakhstan national junior cross-country skiing team. (time.kz, 06 Mar 2014)
Debut 2013 for Kazakhstan, World Cup in Sochi, Russian Federation (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
National team 2012 (vecher.kz, 04 Mar 2014)
Start He took up skiing in 1985 in Sarykol, Kazakhstan, and began competing internationally in Para skiing in 2013. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Reason He initially took part in wrestling but was invited to switch to cross-country skiing by coach Ivan Shishkin. After his injury he was encouraged to return to the sport by his former [able-bodied] cross-country skiing coach Sergey Revutsky. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017; ng.kz, 28 Apr 2014)
Ambition To win a medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (kstnews.kz, 31 Mar 2016)
Memorable Achievement Finishing sixth in the 4x2.5km open relay at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)
Hero Kazakhstani cross-country skier Vladimir Smirnov, Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Philosophy "Instead of fearing difficulties, I seek them." (kstnews.kz, 31 Mar 2016)
Awards In 2014 he was named among the Best Athletes of the Kustanai region of Kazakhstan. (inform.kz, 29 Dec 2014)

He has received the title of Master of Sport in Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Additional information Classification
LW4 (IPC, 18 Feb 2018)

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Origin of Impairment
Acquired (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018)

Impairment Details
He lost his right leg in a car accident in 1997. (Athlete, 06 Mar 2018; ng.kz, 28 Apr 2014)


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