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RUMYANTSEVA Ekaterina
Sport Para athletics, Para biathlon, Para cross-country
NPC NPA   
GenderWomen
Age27
Place of BirthBirobidzhan, URS
Height1.70 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
LW5/7
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Economics - Priamurye State University: Birobidzhan, RUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para biathlon and Para cross-country skiing in 2014 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I saw Paralympic athletes compete in Sochi and wished to join the team of coach Irina Gromova. She taught me how to ski. Before that, I didn't know what it was."
Club / Team
Rezept Sport [RUS] / Vorobyovy Gory [RUS]:
Name of coach
Irina Gromova, RUS, from 2014; Roman Zherebyatev, RUS, from 2014
Coach from which country?
Russia
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Cable, WI, USA
General Interest
Nicknames
Katya (divoh.ru, 02 Mar 2016)
Hobbies
Knitting, reading, watching movies. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 15km standing Para cross-country skiing event at the 2015 World Championships in Cable, WI, United States of America. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You need to make your dreams come true. If you want to achieve anything, you should try till the end. If you are not successful, you have to achieve what you want through tears and pain." (sport-rb.ru, 24 Apr 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she received the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (news.sfu-kras.ru, 29 Aug 2017)
Other sports
She has competed in Para athletics and Para cross-country skiing. She has also played futsal for a local university team. (sport-rb.ru, 24 Apr 2017; gazetaeao.ru, 19 Oct 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games, and to receive the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 6km Sprint - Standing 19:26.0
1 2018 10km Middle - Standing 38:49.6
2 2018 12.5km Individual - Standing 42:03.4
Paralympic Games - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 15km Freestyle - Standing 56:23.6
Semifinal 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Standing 5:58.6
2 2018 7.5km Classic Style - Standing 27:47.3
11 2018 4 x 2.5km Relay Open 28:18.4
World Championships - Para biathlon
Rank Year Event Result
9 2014/2015 6km Sprint - Standing 20:50.1
4 2014/2015 10km Middle - Standing 35:58.9
9 2014/2015 12.5km Individual - Standing 53:45.5
World Championships - Para cross-country
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014/2015 15km - Standing 47:24.5
4 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Standing  
5 2014/2015 5km - Standing 17:11.1