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Elena Chebanu

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F13, T13

Further personal information

Residence
Baku, AZE
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 1995 in Ukraine.

General interest

Hobbies
Playing the piano. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T12 100m and bronze in the T12 200m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Sergey Tahmazov. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she received the Order For Service to the Fatherland [second class] from the president of Azerbaijan. (olimpsport.az, 21 Sep 2019)
Other sports
She has competed in able-bodied athletics at international level, including at the world championships in 2009 and 2007. (SportsDeskOnline, 25 Sep 2019; iaaf.org, 01 Jun 2010)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (azertag.az, 22 Sep 2019)
Other information
SWITCHING NATIONALITY
She originally competed for Ukraine before becoming eligible to represent Azerbaijan in May 2015. (iaaf.org, 28 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 4 2015-10-24 5
Women's 200 m T12 Final 1 2015-10-25 3
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 1 2015-10-25 3
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2015-10-26 2
Women's 100 m T12 Final 1 2015-10-28 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 4 2016-09-08 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final Round 2016-09-09 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-09 1
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-11 1
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 2016-09-12 3
Women's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-13 2
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2016-09-15 2