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Nikita Prokhorov (born 10 January 1991) is a Russian athlete who competes in disability athletics in the F46 category. He won the gold medal for the shot put at the 2012 Paralympic Games for his category with a new World Record.[1] At the 2013 World Championships Prokhorov broke his own World record in the shot put as he won gold in the F46 class.[2] In the discus throw, Prokhorov set a new championship record when winning gold in the F46 class.[3]

Nikita Prokhorov
Vladimir Putin and Nikita Prokhorov 2012.jpeg
Vladimir Putin and Nikita Prokhorov in 2012
Personal information
Birth name Nikita Prokhorov
Nationality Russian
Born (1991-01-10) 10 January 1991 (age 27)
Residence Omsk, Russia
Sport
Country Russia
Sport Athletics
Disability class F46
Club Avangard
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals London 2012
Updated on 20 August 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peacock, Weir, van Rhijn, Campbell all take gold. Paralympic.org (6 September 2012).
  2. ^ Lyon 2013 – Day four morning review. Paralympic.org (23 July 2013)
  3. ^ Lyon 2013 – Day eight morning review. Paralympic.org (27 July 2013). Retrieved on 2015-04-23.

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