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Aleksandra Ruchkina

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20, T20

Further personal information

Residence
Kaliningrad, RUS
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2010 in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation.
Club / Team
Kaliningrad Regional Adaptive Sports School: Russia
Name of coach
Alexander Grigoriev [personal], RUS, from 2014

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Russia

General interest

Nicknames
Sasha (strana39.ru, 19 Mar 2019)
Hobbies
Reading books, listening to music. (Athlete, 05 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in long jump and triple jump at the 2019 International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport [INAS] Open European Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. (Athlete, 23 Mar 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alexander Grigoriev, her grandmother and her aunt. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2021 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 21 Jun 2021)

In 2018 and 2014 she was named the Best Female Athlete in Adaptive Sports at the Amber Olympus Awards in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. (strana39.ru, 20 Dec 2018; ambersport.ru, 20 Dec 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T20 Final 1 2015-10-25 9