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LIASHENKO Liudmyla
Sport Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthZaporozhye, UKR
Height1.62 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
LW8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2012 in Yevpatoria, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
She tried roller skating during rehabilitation, and was noticed by coach Sergiy Petrishchev who encouraged her to try skiing.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kharkiv, UKR
Name of coach
Andriy Nesterenko [cross-country skiing], UKR; Dmytro Artyomin [biathlon], UKR; Sergiy Petrishchev [personal], UKR
General Interest
Nicknames
Liuda (podrobnosti.ua, 27 Jan 2012)
Hobbies
Listening to music, playing table tennis, photography, embroidery. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first medal at an international competition, which was bronze in biathlon sprint in Oberried, Germany, in 2014. (Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Awards and honours
For her achievements at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, she received the Order of Princess Olga [third grade] in Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 29 Mar 2018)

She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in biathlon in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 May 2018; Athlete, 22 Dec 2017)
Other sports
She competed in biathlon and cross-country skiing at the 2014 and 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 16 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 6km Sprint - Standing 20:54.9
4 2014 10km Middle - Standing 31:59.2
5 2014 12.5km Individual - Standing 42:45.3
3 2018 6km Sprint - Standing 18:28.7
3 2018 10km Middle - Standing 37:54.6
10 2018 12.5km Individual - Standing 41:51.9
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
9 2014 15km Classic Style - Standing 1:04:18.0
8 2014 1km Sprint Freestyle - Standing 4:52.0
5 2014 5km Freestyle - Standing 14:29.0
3 2018 15km Freestyle - Standing 53:14.4
5 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Standing 5:23.4
6 2018 7.5km Classic Style - Standing 25:38.8
1 2018 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 24:31.9
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
11 2012/2013 6km Sprint - Standing 25:10.9
6 2012/2013 10km Middle - Standing 35:47.7
10 2012/2013 12.5km Individual - Standing 45:50.8
2 2014/2015 6km Sprint - Standing 19:07.1
2 2014/2015 10km Middle - Standing 32:32.7
2 2014/2015 12.5km Individual - Standing 39:10.3
2 2016/2017 10km Middle - Standing 33:05.7
1 2016/2017 12.5km Individual - Standing 39:10.0
1 2016/2017 6km Sprint - Standing 18:25.0
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
12 2012/2013 1km Sprint - Standing  
2 2014/2015 15km - Standing 46:08.9
3 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Standing  
2 2014/2015 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 30:26.8
2 2014/2015 5km - Standing 16:29.9
1 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Standing  
1 2016/2017 4 x 2.5km Relay Mixed 26:56.5
3 2016/2017 15km - Standing 53:59.4
2 2016/2017 5km - Standing 19:46.6