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Elena Pautova

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F12, T12

Further personal information

Residence
Ufa, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian
Higher education
Coaching - Ural State University of Physical Education : Ufa, RUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began training at age 15 while attending a boarding school for children with a vision impairment in Armavir, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"I would say two people made the choice for me, my first coach Vladimir Marenich and my current coach Pyotr Buylov. In 2001, having arrived at the junior competition, they both offered me the chance to stay in Ufa for a couple of months for a small training camp. After that I never returned home."
Club / Team
Ufa Sports School of Olympic Reserve No.7: Russia
Name of coach
Pyotr Buylov, RUS, from 2001

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Lena (m-sport.ru, 01 Nov 2012)
Hobbies
Reading books on psychology, making glass bead images, listening to music. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T12 1500m at the Paralympic Games in 2004 and 2012. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Vladimir Marenich and Pyotr Buylov. (Athlete, 24 Mar 2020)
Hero / Idol
Russian middle distance runners Tatyana Tomashova and Yuriy Borzakovskiy. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (paralymp.ru, 27 Feb 2021)

In recognition of her achievements at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012, she received the Order of Friendship, the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] and the Order of Honour, respectively, in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 10 Sep 2012, 30 Sep 2009, 10 Aug 2006)
Ambitions
To win gold in marathon at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T12 Heat 2 2
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 1
Women's 800 m T12 Final Round 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T13 Final Round 3
Women's 800 m T12/13 Final Round 3
Women's 800 m T12/13 Heat 1 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 1
Women's 800 m T12 Final Round 3
Women's 800 m T12 Heat 3 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Heat 1 2011-01-23 1
Women's 1500 m T12 Final 2011-01-25 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-04 1
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Semifinal 1 2013-07-26 1
Women's 1500 m T12 Final 1 2013-07-27 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-30 2
Women's 4x100 m T11-13 Final 1 2015-10-31 2