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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
Country Russia
Sport Athletics
Disability class F46
Club Avangard
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals London 2012
Updated on 20 August 2014.


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

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