Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Husband Ivan Bykov, one son, one daughter
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training in athletics at age eight in Voronezh, Russian Federation. She has been specialising in the shot put since 2010.
Why this sport?
She has liked athletics since childhood.
Club / Team
Voronezh Regional Sports School of Paralympic Reserve: Russia
Name of coach
Oleg Kostyuchenko, RUS, from 2013
Tonya (riavrn.ru, 12 Feb 2013)
Cooking, floristry. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the shot put at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 27 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her first coach Lyudmila Narozhnaya. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2020)
Her younger sister Natalia previously represented the Russian Federation in para-athletics. (riavrn.ru, 12 Feb 2013)
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 05 Oct 2015)
|Women's Shot Put F20||Final 1||2013-07-26||2|
|Women's Shot Put F20||Final 1||2015-10-23||2|