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Aleksandra Moguchaia

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Personal Trainer
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Sports Management - Sochi State University [branch]: Nizhny Novgorod, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age eight in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her parents were involved in sports and she enjoys running, so it was natural for her to get involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Vorobyovy Gory: Moscow, RUS
Name of coach
Aleksandra Antonova [personal], RUS, from 2014; Irina Gromova, RUS, from 2009

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Hobbies
Driving, studying English, cycling, roller skating, zumba fitness, dancing, reading, spending time with her cats. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T47 long jump at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (Athlete, 28 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Irina Gromova, and her family. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Hero / Idol
US 400m runner Sanya Richards-Ross, her father. (Athlete, 29 May 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 29 May 2016)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 17 Feb 2021)
Famous relatives
Her father Valery Moguchiy played bandy [a form of ice hockey that is played with a ball] in the Russian Federation for clubs Start Nizhny Novgorod and Sever Severodvinsk. Her mother Elena Moguchaya held the title of Candidate for Master of Sport in skiing. (pravdasevera.ru, 11 Mar 2020; Athlete, 29 May 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Impairment
She has neurinoma, a condition that affects her right radial nerve. (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has founded a fitness studio in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation, and works as a fitness coach. "I take great pleasure in this business and already know for sure that I have found myself in life. I can't live without movement and try to instil that idea in others. Now, I've delved into rehabilitation fitness and helping people to start their fitness path correctly, without pain and fear but with pleasure. I want people to understand the importance of movement for the body." Between 2013 and 2014 she had worked as a physical education teacher at the Higher School of Economics [National Research University] in Nizhny Novgorod. (pravdasevera.ru, 11 Mar 2020; hse.ru, 01 Jan 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T46 Heat 2 4
Women's 400 m T46 Final Round 5
Women's 400 m T46 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T46 Final Round 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T46 Heat 2 7
Women's 100 m T46 Heat 1 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T46 Final Round 2
Women's 200 m T46 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m T46 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m T46 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m T46 Heat 1 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T46 Heat 2 2012-08-31 5
Women's 200 m T46 Final Round 2012-09-01 8
Women's 400 m T46 Final Round 2012-09-08 5
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-22 5
Women's 200 m T46 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 7
Women's 200 m T46 Final 1 2013-07-25 5
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T47 Final 1 2015-10-23 4
Women's 400 m T47 Final 1 2015-10-26 3
Women's 200 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-27 7
Women's 200 m T47 Final 1 2015-10-28 9999
Women's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-29 9999