Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014 in Minsk, Belarus.
Why this sport?
She tried wheelchair dancing and Para Nordic skiing before switching to powerlifting.
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic and Deaflympic Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Aliaksandr Botian [personal], BLR, from 2014
Anya (sb.by, 22 Feb 2018)
Watching movies, spending time with friends, needlework, reading books on psychology. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2019; sb.by, 23 Nov 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a national title in Belarus. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Aliaksandr Botian. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Belarusian powerlifter Snezhanna Zubko. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I want to be an example for others. So that, looking at me, everyone could understand - you need to fight. As you will always have time to give up." (sb.by, 23 Nov 2017)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (paradefsport.by, 20 Dec 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 26 Mar 2019)
She has spina bifida and has no feeling in her legs below the knees. (sb.by, 23 Nov 2017)
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