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Inna Stryzhak

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T38, F38

Further personal information

Family
Son Denis
Residence
Dnipropetrovsk, UKR
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching, Teaching - Dnipropetrovsk State Institute of Physical Education and Sports: Ukraine

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1998 at age 13 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine.
Club / Team
Invasport: Dnipropetrovsk, UKR
Name of coach
Iryna Slyusar [personal], UKR, from 2009; Andriy Fateev [national]

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Nottingham, ENG

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Iryna Slyusar. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 04 Mar 2016)

She was recognised by the Ukrainian National Olympic Committee as one of three Paralympians of the Year in the Dnipropetrovsk region of Ukraine for 2012. (invasport.org.ua, 20 Mar 2013)

She has received the Ukrainian Order for Merits. (Athlete, 23 Feb 2011)
Impairment
She acquired cerebral palsy due to a birth trauma. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T38 Heat 2 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T38 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T38 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 2 2011-01-22 1
Women's 200 m T38 Final 2011-01-23 3
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 2011-01-24 1
Women's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2011-01-25 1
Women's 100 m T38 Final 2011-01-26 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F37/38 Final Round 2012-08-31 2
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 2012-09-01 3
Women's 100 m T38 Heat 2 2012-09-01 1
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2012-09-04 9999
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 2012-09-06 3
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 1 2012-09-06 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T38 Final 1 2015-10-25 4
Women's Long Jump T38 Final 1 2015-10-27 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T38 Final Round 2016-09-11 9