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Iana Lebiedieva

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F53

Further personal information

Family
Husband Mykhailo
Residence
Kherson, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2015 at age 31 in Kherson, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
"I tried several sports and I liked athletics most of all in the training process. It suits my character and the coach saw potential in me."
Club / Team
Invasport: Kherson, UKR
Name of coach
Sergiy Andryushchenko [personal], UKR

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Paris, FRA

General interest

Hobbies
Needlework, working on improving accessibility for people with an impairment. (Athlete, 09 Apr 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the F53 shot put at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Aug 2021; Athlete, 09 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (Athlete, 16 May 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A world without borders begins with people without prejudices." (Facebook profile, 11 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (Athlete, 19 Mar 2021; dsmsu.gov.ua, 31 Dec 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 19 Mar 2021)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Between 2015 and 2020 she served as an advisor to the mayor of Kherson, Ukraine. She has also served as a member of the city council's accessibility committee in Kherson. (Facebook profile, 20 Feb 2021)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F53 Final 1 2017-07-22 2