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Alina Kumeyko

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Energodar, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Zaporozhye National University: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2005 at age eight in Energodar, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"I was coming to my father's work where he trained athletes. I liked it very much, decided to try, and did well."
Club / Team
SOK OP ZAES: Energodar, UKR
Name of coach
Sergiy Kumeyko [personal, father], UKR, from 2005

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Aleksin, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Dance, listening to music. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Her performance at the 2014 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
US boxer Mike Tyson. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was named among the 10 best athletes of the year in Energodar, Ukraine. (rost-info.com.ua, 29 Dec 2016)

She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 28 Dec 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 73.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -73 kg Final Round 2016-09-12 6
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 86.00kg Final 2017-12-02 9