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Evgeniia Galaktionova

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F32

Further personal information

Residence
Novocherkassk, RUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport at age 16 in Novocherkassk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as a means of rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Paralympic Adaptive Sports School No.27: Rostov-na-Donu, RUS
Name of coach
Denis Babak [personal]; Lyudmila Babak [personal]

General interest

Nicknames
Galaktika (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Singing. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the F32 shot put at the 2021 European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her coach Denis Babak. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Russian shot putter Aleksandr Lesnoy. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Citius, altius, fortius!" (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)
Awards and honours
In 2020 she received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 23 Oct 2020)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2021)