Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in Para sports at age 12. She took up Para athletics in 2012.
Why this sport?
She had surgery on her legs at age four, and following the rehabilitation period she tried swimming and equestrian before switching to athletics.
Club / Team
Ugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Surgut, RUS
Name of coach
Alexander Pyatkov [personal], RUS
She trains from Monday to Saturday every week.
Anya (VK profile, 27 Apr 2020)
Listening to music, watching movies, spending time with friends. (VK profile, 27 Apr 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian Para athletes Alexey Ashapatov and Alexander Pyatkov. (sitv.ru, 20 Jun 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sport is my life. At first, it was like a hobby but now, it's my life. I can't imagine my life without sport." (sitv.ru, 20 Jun 2013)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (in-news.ru, 21 Apr 2020)
She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth. (in-news.ru, 21 Apr 2020)