Ihar Fartunau

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Ihar Fartunau
Ihar Fartunau - 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships.jpg
Personal information
Born (1973-04-17) 17 April 1973 (age 41)
Sport
Country  Belarus
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Long jump
High jump
Triple jump
Pentathlon
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals 1996, 2004
Personal best(s) Shot Put: 14.71m
Discus: 47.72m

Ihar Fartunau (born 17 April 1973) is a visually impaired Paralympic athlete from Belarus.

Career history[edit]

Fartunau competed in the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, United States. There he won a silver medal in the men's Triple jump - F12 event, a silver medal in the men's Long jump - F12 event, a bronze medal in the men's Pentathlon - P12 event and finished fourth in the men's 100 metres - T12 event. He also competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, Australia. There he did not finish in the men's Pentathlon - P13 event. He also competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. There he won a gold medal in the men's Pentathlon - P13 event, a silver medal in the men's Long jump - F13 event, did not finish in the men's 100 metres - T13 event and went out in the first round of the men's 200 metres - T13. He also competed in the men's 100m - T13 at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China but went out in the heats.

In 2003, he set a high jump world record for F13 classified athletes; it still stands ten years later.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records". International Paralympic Committee. 

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