Para dance sport
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
L&F2, SC2, SD2
Further personal information
Sports Psychology - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 16 in 2007, while she was at school.
Why this sport?
She tried the sport when her school dance team was in need of people for a performance. "Dance allows me to develop, see the world, find new friends, not despair, reach for something in life and overcome myself, as well as receive enormous pleasure from what I'm doing."
Coach from which country?
She trains three times per week with her dance partner Sergey Antonov. Each session lasts for two hours or more.
Sasha (fondopora.ru, 08 Apr 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dancing is not for winning medals but for finding pleasure." (Athlete, 30 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2021 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Apr 2021)
Her impairment was caused by a trauma at birth. (fondopora.ru, 17 Nov 2017)
|Mixed Duo Latin Class 2||Final||2013-12-07||2|
|Women's Single Class 2||Final||2015-11-07||3|
|Duo Standard Class 2||Final||2015-11-07||1|
|Duo Latin Class 2||Final||2015-11-08||2|