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Elizaveta Barbatina

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Taganrog, RUS
Occupation
Student
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2012 at age nine in Taganrog, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
"After the 2012 Paralympic Games, I saw a medal from those Games that was won by an athlete of my future coach. To win a medal at the Paralympic Games then became my dream and I am now trying to bring that to life."
Club / Team
Rostov Regional Centre of Olympic Preparation No.1: Russia
Name of coach
Sergey Divenko [national, personal], RUS

General interest

Nicknames
Liza (mastersluh.ru, 27 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her coaches and her parents. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)
Hero / Idol
Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2021 she received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 13 Oct 2021)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 08 Mar 2021)