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Anna Kolosova

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Chelyabinsk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service: Chelyabinsk, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at the Voskhod club in Chelyabinsk, Russia in 2002.
Why this sport?
She had an inner desire to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Aquamarine Youth Sports School: Chelyabinsk, RUS
Name of coach
Fyodor Kopeyev, RUS

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Hobbies
Roller skating, cycling, reading books, cross-stitching, watching movies. (Athlete, 31 Mar 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in sixth position at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her coach, her parents. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Hero / Idol
Russian para-swimmer Olesya Vladykina. (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Fight until the end. The pain will disappear and the triumph will be with you for the rest of your life." (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Russia. (Athlete, 31 Mar 2015)

She received recognition as one of the 10 Best Para-athletes of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia in 2012. (sportvk.ru, 26 Dec 2012)

In recognition of her performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, she received a monetary stipend from Chelyabinsk Regional Governor Mikhail Yurevich. (london2012.rsport.ru, 21 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. (Athlete, 31 Mar 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final Round 2012-09-01 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2012-09-01 3
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 2 2013-08-13 9
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Heat 2 2013-08-15 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB8 Final 1 2013-08-15 7
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 2013-08-17 7
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final 1 2013-08-17 7