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Anna Milenina

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW8

Further personal information

Family
Husband Viktor, sons Matvey and Timofey
Other names
Anna Burmistrova
Residence
Krasnotur'insk, RUS
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Psychology, Teaching - Russian State Professional Pedagogical University: Yekaterinburg, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six in Krasnotur'insk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to begin skiing because both her parents were skiers. Her mother was especially keen for her to try the sport even though her doctors did not approve. Her first coach was her aunt Ekaterina Burmistrova.

General interest

Nicknames
Anya (VK profile, 21 Dec 2020)
Hobbies
Reading books on psychology, spending time with her children. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018, 09 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Without difficulty you will not be the first." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her performance at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, she received the Order of Honour in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 20 Mar 2018)

For her achievements at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, she received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [fourth grade] from the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 17 Mar 2014)

In 2010 she was decorated with the Order of Honour by the president of the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 26 Mar 2010)

In 2010 she was named an Honoured Citizen of her home city Krasnotur'insk, Russian Federation. She was the first athlete of the city to gain this title. (goroda66.ru, 29 Mar 2010)

She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
Her husband Viktor Milenin has played sitting volleyball and won a bronze medal at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. Her mother is a former Master of Sport in cross-country skiing. (shaytanka.ru, 30 Oct 2017; rbth.co.uk, 17 Dec 2013)
Impairment
The impairment to her hand is the result of being born with congenital nerve damage. "When I was little I didn't notice it, but as I got older it became more obvious. The hand simply hung, and I couldn't do anything with it." (ski66.ru, 27 May 2012)
Other information
LOCAL GOVERNMENT
She has served as a deputy in the city parliament of her hometown of Krasnotur'insk, Russian Federation. (shaytanka.ru, 30 Oct 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 7.5 km Standing Final Round 2
Women's 15 km Standing Final Round 2
Women's 10 km Standing Final Round 1
Women's 5 km Standing Final Round 2
Women's 12.5 km Standing Final Round 5
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1 km Sprint Standing Final Round 3
Women's 15 km Standing Final Round 1
Women's 5 km Standing Final Round 9999
Women's 3 km Pursuit Standing Qualification 1
Women's 3 km Pursuit Standing Final Round 1
Women's 12.5 km Individual Standing Final Round 2
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2013-02-25 7
Women's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2013-02-27 3
Women's Short Distance Standing Final 2013-02-28 2
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2013-03-01 2
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2013-03-03 1
Women's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Final 2013-03-05 5
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-08 2
Women's 15 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-10 3
Women's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-11 6
Women's 1 km Sprint Standing Final Round 2014-03-12 1
Women's 12.5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-14 4
Women's 5 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 1
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6km Standing Final 2018-03-10 2
Women's 15km Free Standing Final 2018-03-12 2
Women's 10km Standing Final 2018-03-13 2
Women's 1.5km Sprint Classic Standing Final 2018-03-14 1
Women's 12.5km Standing Final 2018-03-16 1
Women's 7.5km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 4
4x2.5km Mixed Relay Final 2018-03-18 6