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ADZHAMETOVA Leilia
Sport Para athletics
NPC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Age24
Height1.67 m
Weight 57 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T13, F13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kharkiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physiotherapy - Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Education: Ukraine
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 11 in Alushta, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Kharkiv, UKR
Name of coach
Maryna Omelchenko, UKR
General Interest
Hobbies
Boxing. (Athlete, 26 Jun 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the 100m T13 at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 26 Jun 2018)
Awards and honours
She was named as one of the top three Ukrainian Para Athletes in 2017 by the Ukrainian Sports Academy. (ukrinform.ru, 05 Apr 2018)

In 2016 she received the Order for Merits [third grade] in Ukraine. (president.gov.ua, 04 Oct 2016)

She has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 27 Feb 2018)
Other information
GRAND INSPIRATION
She dedicates her successes to her late grandmother. "I just want to show good results and dedicate them to my grandma. She inspired me to be the best." (Paralympic.org, 31 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 100m T13 11.79
3 2016 400m T13 56.60
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2017 200m T13 24.63
1 2017 100m T13 12.00
1 2017 400m T13 56.58
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 200m T13 24.78
1 2018 100m T13 11.93
2 2018 400m T13 57.30