Skier and biathlete, a four-times Paralympic Champion and Sochi 2014 Ambassador
“Russian training sessions in Sochi will start taking place already in June. There are four years of training ahead and we have a new goal for our home Olympics in Sochi. At minimum, we should aim to repeat our results in Canada."”
Irek Zaripov a sportsman and a four-time Paralympic Champion at 2010 Vancouver Games.
After a car accident it’s been several years when he started taking exercises so he could come back to normal life.
And after a successful performance at Paralympic Games in Turin, he began training for the Vancouver Games, where he won 4 gold medals in biathlon and cross-country skiing.