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KANIOUK Anna
Sport Para athletics
NPC Belarus   
GenderWomen
Age34
Place of BirthGrodno, URS
Height1.70 m
Weight 62 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Residence
Grodno, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Polish, Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Belarusian State University of Physical Education: Minsk, BLR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 1999 at a school for blind and visually impaired children in Grodno, Belarus.
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic and Deaflympic Sports: Belarus
Name of coach
Vladimir Mikhailov, BLR, from 2001
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Belarus
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Bialystok, POL
General Interest
Nicknames
Anya (VK profile, 26 Jun 2018)
Hobbies
Cooking, collecting souvenirs from different countries. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Belarusian Para athlete Tamara Sivakova. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There are no goals that you cannot achieve in life. You need to aspire to reach new goals and achieve them!" (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Belarus. (Athlete, 28 Jun 2017; sportfpb.by, 22 Dec 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 09 Jul 2018)
Impairment
She was born with a visual impairment. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2004 100m T12 DNF
  2004 200m T12 DNF
3 2004 Long Jump F12 5.48 
  2008 100m T12  DSQ
5 2008 Long Jump F12 5.56
Semifinal 2012 100m T12 13.22
3 2012 Long Jump F11-12 5.83
5 2016 Long Jump T12 5.45
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2002 100m T12 13.42
3 2002 Long Jump F12 5.45
9 2011 100m T12 13.66
3 2011 Long Jump F13 5.35
Heats 2013 100m T12 13.62
5 2013 Long Jump T12 5.52
5 2017 Long Jump T12 5.19
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2016 Long Jump T12 5.45
3 2018 Long Jump T12 5.04