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SABASHVILI Nino
Sport Para cross-country
NPC Georgia   
GenderWomen
Age37
Place of BirthKareli, URS
Height1.55 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW11.5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kareli, GEO
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Georgian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in February 2017 in Poland.
Why this sport?
She wanted to compete at the Paralympic Games and she was unable to do so with her other sport Para armwrestling, due to it not being included in the Paralympic programme.
Name of coach
Zaza Iashvili, GEO, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2018
Competing for
Georgia
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Georgian Para cross-country skier Temuri Dadiani. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Georgian Para cross-country skier Temuri Dadiani. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She won two silver medals at the 2016 World Para Armwrestling Championships in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. (qartlisport.ge, 08 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (qartlisport.ge, 08 Jun 2016)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 13 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Qualification 2018 Sprint - Sitting 8:45.72 DNF