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Roman Aleksandrovich Petushkov (Russian: Роман Александрович Петушков; born 18 February 1978) is a Russian cross-country skier, biathlete and Paralympian. He competes in classification category sitting events.
Petushkov participated at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in cross-country skiing and biathlon. In cross-country skiing, he took the silver in the 15 km, sitting. He placed 5th in the 1 km sprint and 5th in the 10 km, sitting. In biathlon, he took the bronze medal in the 12.5 km individual, sitting. He placed 20th in the men's 2.4 km pursuit, sitting. In 2014 he competed at the Paralympic Games where he won six gold medals.
After his huge success at the last Winter Games, Petushkov received numerous national and international awards and honors. In 2015, he was nominated Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability.
- Order "For Merit to the Fatherland", 4th class (2014)
- Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland", 2nd class (26 March 2010) — for his contribution to the development of physical culture and sports at the 10th Paralympic Games in 2010 in Vancouver (Canada)
- Merited Master of Sports of Russia
- "Sportsman of the Month" (International Paralympic Committee, in January 2012 and February 2013)
- Laureate of "Quirk of Fate" (Russian Paralympic Committee, 2013)
- Roman Petushkov – Profile, Official site of Vancouver 2010
- "Roman Petushkov goes for record seventh gold". IPC. 16 March 2014. Archived from the original on 19 September 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2014.
- "Laureus признала Макфадден спортсменом года среди паралимпийцев" (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
- "Чемпионы и призёры XI Паралимпийских зимних игр, награждённые государственными наградами Российской Федерации". 17 March 2014. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
- Указ Президента Российской Федерации от 26 марта 2010 года № 373
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