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Chairperson of the governing board, first vice-president


Pavel Rozhkov 


Chairperson of the Governing Board, first Vice-President, Chief of Staff of the Russian Paralympic Committee, first Vice-President of the Russian Federation of Sports for Persons with Physical Impairment, Vice-President of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation, Chairperson of Trade Union of Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism Workers of the Russian Federation.

Was born June 30, 1957 in the city of Ramenskoe, Moscow Region. A graduate of the Order of Lenin State Central Institute of Physical Education (1979, cum laude).

Mr. Rozhkov is Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Doctor of Economics, Professor of Department of Theory and Methods of Wrestling and Martial Arms. Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Honorary Doctor of the Russian International Academy of Tourism. Honored Coach of Russia in Greco-Roman wrestling.


· 1979-82 – worked in complex scientific group of national classic wrestling team of the USSR, associate officer of Soviet Scientific Research Institute of Physical Culture.

· 1982-92 – worked in State Sport Committee of the USSR (1987-92 as deputy chair of the Head Department on Physical Behavior of Population).

· 1992-96 – senior coach of Greco-Roman wrestling national team of Russia, Honored coach of Russia, Work as teacher of physical education, associate professor and professor in Russian State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport.

· 1997-99 – General Director of Tourism Firm “Olimp-Tur”, that was general agent of the Russian Olympic Committee on organization of transportation of national teams to Olympic Games, World and European Championships and other international competitions.

· October 6, 1999 – appointed as deputy and from November 25, 1999 – first deputy of Minister of Physical Culture and Sport.

· 2000-2002 – Chairperson of State Committee of the Russian Federation on Physical Culture, Sport and Tourism.

· From July 13, 2001 – full state counsellor of the Russian Federation I class.

· 2002-04 – First Deputy of Chairman of State Committee of the Russian Federation of Physical Culture and Sport.

· In 2004 graduated from St-Petersburg University of Economy and Finance. Doctor of Economy, Author of more than 70 articles, books, monographs including those regarding problems of statutory and financing supplement of social activities.

· 2004-09 – the first vice-principal of Podolsk Social-Sport Institute.

· 2005, 2010 and 2015 was elected and is currently the chairman of the Trade Union of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Russian Federation;

· From 2004 – Head of working groups of the Russian NPC on preparation of national team for Paralympic Summer Games in Athens (2004), Beijing (2008), London (2012), Rio-de-Janeiro (2016), Tokyo (2020) and Paralympic Winter Games in Torino (2006), Vancouver (2010), Sochi (2014) and Pyeongchang (2018). Chef de Mission of Russian delegation at Paralympic Summer Games in Athens (2004), Beijing (2008), London (2012) and Paralympic Winter Games in Torino (2006), Vancouver (2010), Sochi (2014).

· In 2006, 2010 and 2014 elected and currently on the position of Chairperson of the Governing Board and First Vice-President of the Russian Paralympic Committee.

· From 2009 Chief of Staff of the Russian Paralympic Committee

· September 20, 2013 elected as member of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS)

· On January 4, 2015 was appointed as Vice-President of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS(

Awards: Badge of Honor (2014), Order of Friendship (2010), Diploma of the President of the Russian Federation (2011), Certificate of Gratitude of the President of the Russia (2013), Memorable medal “XXII Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014” and diploma of the President (2014), Certificate of Gratitude of the Ministry of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy (2011), Medal of Petr Lesgaft “For Merit to the Sport Science and education”, Badge “Excellent Worker of Physical Culture and Sport” (2016), Badge of Honor “For Merits in Development Physical Culture and Sport”, Badge of Honor of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Certificate of Gratitude of the President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Certificate of Gratitude of the President of the Russian Paralympic Committee “For High Level of Organization of Preparation and Participation of Russian National Team at 2012 Paralympic Games in London”, Certificate of Gratitude of the President of the Russian Paralympic Committee “For High Level of Organization of Preparation and Participation of Russian National Team at 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi”, Certificate of Gratitude “For active work in preparation and organization of 2015 IWAS World Games (2015), Medal “15th Anniversary of the Russian Paralympic Committee”, Jubilee Badge “20th Anniversary of the Russian Paralympic Committee” (2016), Medal of FNPR “100th Anniversary of Trade Unions in Russia” (2005), Award pin “For active work in Trade Unions” (2007), Certificate of Gratitude of FNPR “20th Anniversary of FNPR” (2010), Diploma of the FNPR of 20th Anniversary of Trade Union (2011), Diploma of the FNPR (2012), Diploma of the FNPR “25th Anniversary of the FNPR” (2015), Award pin “For Merits to the Trade Union Movements in Russia”, Certificate of Gratitude of the Executive Board of the FNPR “For Large Contribution to the development of Trade union movement in Russia, protection of social-labor rights of workers and due to 25th anniversary of Trade Union” 



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