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Anastasiia Shevchenko

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Residence
Anapa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Physical Education - Kuban State University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism: Krasnodar, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 13 in Anapa, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
Her parents enrolled her in a swimming club to improve her health after she had already tried athletics and dancing. One of the coaches noticed her talent and she began training with the club's competitive swimmers.
Club / Team
Krasnodar Regional Centre of Paralympic Preparation: Russia
Name of coach
Igor Kushpelev [personal], RUS, from 2018

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Russia
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Nicknames
Nastya (anapa-ch.ru, 11 Feb 2018)
Hobbies
Skating, diving, horse riding. (Athlete, 17 Mar 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth in the S11 100m freestyle at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Apr 2021; Athlete, 12 Mar 2021; paralympic.org, 13 Sep 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her brother Anatoly Shevchenko. (Athlete, 02 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para judoka Anatoly Shevchenko, who is also her brother. (Athlete, 02 Jun 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (fss.org.ru, 12 Nov 2019)
Famous relatives
Her older brother Anatoly Shevchenko competed in Para judo at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2008. He also won four bronze medals at the European championships between 2013 and 2017. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Jun 2019; Athlete, 02 Jun 2019; anapa-ch.ru, 11 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at three editions of the Paralympic Games and to become a Paralympic champion. (Athlete, 12 Mar 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2019 World Para Swimming Championships (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2019-09-09 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2019-09-09 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2019-09-10 6
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2019-09-10 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2019-09-13 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2019-09-13 7
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2021-08-26 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final 2021-08-26 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2021-08-27 5
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 2021-08-28 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 2021-08-28 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2021-08-30 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 2021-08-30 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2021-09-03 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final 2021-09-03 5