Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Sergei Khodakov, Russian paralympic athlete, Died at 52

Sergei Khodakov was born on March 11, 1966 and died on January 8, 2019.

He was a paralympic athlete from Russia entering mainly in category F12 throwing events.

Sergei Khodakov was part of the Unified team that travelled to Barcelona for the 1992 Summer Paralympics after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

There Sergei Khodakov was the winner of the silver medals in both the javelin and shot as well as winning the B2 discus gold medal.

After four years Sergei travelled with the Russian team to the United States for the 1996 Summer Paralympics where he defended his discus title but could only manage a bronze in the shot and fifth in the javelin.

Khodakov took part in a third and final games in Sydney in 2000 where he competed in the shot and discus once again but could not add any further medals.

Sergei Khodakov passed away at 52 years old.