Alexander Shevchenko (curler)

Alexander Alexeyevich Shevchenko (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алексе́евич Шевче́нко; born 3 June 1971) is a Russian wheelchair curler playing as lead for the Russian wheelchair curling team. He and his team won the silver medal at the 2014 Paralympic Games, gold medals at the 2012, 2015, and 2016 World Championships, and the silver medal at the 2017 World Championships

Alexander Shevchenko
Born (1971-06-03) June 3, 1971 (age 50)
Team
Curling clubStolitsa
SkipAndrey Smirnov
ThirdKonstantin Kurokhtin
SecondSvetlana Pakhomova
LeadAlexander Shevchenko
AlternateMarat Romanov

BiographyEdit

Shevhcenko came to curling after a car accident.[1]

AwardsEdit

  • Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" I class (17 March 2014) – for the huge contribution to the development of physical culture and sports, and for the high athletic performances at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi[2]
  • Merited Master of Sports of Russia
  • Laureate of the "Return to Life" award in 2013[3]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit