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Anna Kaniuk

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Grodno, BLR
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Belarusian, English, Polish, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 16.
Why this sport?
"I was very good at it, I love this sport."
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic and Deaflympic Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Vladimir Mikhailov [personal], BLR, from 2001

General interest

Nicknames
Anya (VK profile, 20 Feb 2021)
Hobbies
Charity work. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the F11/12 long jump at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Vladimir Mikhailov, and her parents. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You must believe in yourself even when the whole world doubts you." (VK profile, 23 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (regions.by, 17 Feb 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 20 Feb 2021)
Impairment
She was born with a vision impairment. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 4 9999
Women's Long Jump F12 Final Round 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-25 4
Women's Long Jump F12/13 Final 2011-01-27 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2012-09-01 4
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-01 2
Women's Long Jump F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-07 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2013-07-23 12
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-25 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-13 5
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2017-07-21 5