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Bohdana Konashuk

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW8

Further personal information

Residence
Lutsk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University: Lutsk, UKR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2012, at age 13, in Chernihiv, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"I quickly grasped everything on the go and did well, and over time I began to like it."
Club / Team
Invasport Volyn: Lutsk, UKR
Name of coach
Mykola Bilera [club, personal], UKR; Vasyl Mukshyn [national], UKR; Ihor Spivak [national, personal], UKR, from 2016

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Vuokatti, FIN

General interest

Nicknames
Konas (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Hobbies
Snowboarding, extreme sports. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze on her international debut at the 2017 World Cup event in Vuokatti, Finland. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Coach Bohdan Kulik. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Injuries
In 2018 she sustained a severe elbow injury and required around a year to fully recover. (Athlete, 04 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 07 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2019 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in cross-country skiing in Ukraine. She has also received the title of Master of Sport in biathlon in Ukraine. (paralympic.org.ua, 22 Feb 2022; Invasport Volyn Facebook page, 04 Jul 2019)
Other sports
She competed in both cross-country skiing and biathlon at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and the 2021 World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Mar 2022)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2017-02-11 7
Women's Sprint - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-12 8
Women's Sprint Standing Final 2017-02-18 4
Women's Middle Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-19 4
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 6km Standing Final 2018-03-10 10
Women's 15km Free Standing Final 2018-03-12 8
Women's 10km Standing Final 2018-03-13 7
Women's 1.5km Sprint Classic Standing Final 2018-03-14 8
Women's 12.5km Standing Final 2018-03-16 5
Women's 7.5km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 11
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2019-02-16 5
Women's Middle Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2019-02-17 6
Women's Sprint - Free Style Standing Final 2019-02-18 3
Women's Sprint Standing Final 2019-02-20 4
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2019-02-21 5
Open Relay Final 2019-02-23 3
Women's Long Distance - Classic Standing Final 2019-02-24 9999
Lillehammer 2021 World Para Snow Sports Championships (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint Standing Final 2022-01-15 6
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2022-01-16 5
Women's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2022-01-18 5
Women's Long Distance Standing Final 2022-01-20 6
Women's Sprint - Classic Standing Final 2022-01-22 9999
Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint Standing Final 2022-03-05 10
Women's Middle Distance Standing Final 2022-03-08 7
Women's Sprint Free Standing Qualification 2022-03-09 9999
Women's Individual Standing Final Round 2022-03-11 10
Women's Middle Distance Free Standing Final 2022-03-12 10