Aliaksandr Tryputs

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Aliaksandr Tryputs
Aliaksandr Tryputs Rio2016.jpg
Tryputs at the 2016 Paralympics
Personal information
Born 21 May 1982 (1982-05-21) (age 34)
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Sport
Sport Paralympic athletics
Disability class F12, F54
Event(s) Javelin throw, pentathlon
Coached by Valery Orlov (2006–)
Sergey Gribanov (2013–)[1]

Aliaksandr Tryputs (Belarusian: Аляксандар Трыпуць, born 21 May 1982) is a wheelchair athlete from Belarus who specializes in throwing events. He competed at the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2016 Paralympics and won four medals: a gold, a silver and a bronze in the javelin throw (2004, 2000 and 2016,[2] respectively) and a silver in the pentathlon in 2004. He placed fourth in the pentathlon in 2000 and fifth in the javelin in 2008. He served as the flag bearer for Belarus at the 2016 Summer Paralympics Parade of Nations.[1]

Tryputs took up athletics in 1994 in Grodno.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Aliaksandr Tryputs. paralympic.org
  2. ^ Aliaksandr Tryputs. rio2016.com