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Vadim
Kaptur
BelarusBelarus, BLR
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
12 July 1987
Height
174 cm
Weight
69 kg
Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Belarusian, English, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in July 1994 in Minsk, Belarus.
Club / Team
Dynamo Minsk: Belarus
Name of coach
Viachaslau Khamulkin [national], BLR

International Debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Belarus
Location
Netherlands

General Interest

Hero / Idol
Russian diver Dmitri Sautin. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2007)
Injuries
He suffered a 10cm head wound while competing in the 10m platform event at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. While training with his partner Timofei Hordeichik he miscalculated his jump and hit his head on the platform. (shanghai-fina2011.com, 23 Jul 2011; nowpublic.com, 22 Jul 2011)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (blrdiving.by, 28 Dec 2015)