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Irina Grazhdanova

Swimming
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S9, SB9, SM9

Further personal information

Family
Husband Nikita Nagnibedov, daughter Victoria
Residence
Moscow, RUS
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Law - Moscow Institute of Economics, Management and Law: Russia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming in 1999 in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
She likes the fact that it keeps her body in good condition and enjoys training. She also feels she has the right qualities to be successful in the sport.
Club / Team
Youth of Moscow: Russia
Name of coach
Nikolay Zgursky [personal], RUS

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
Russia
Location
Czech Republic

General interest

Nicknames
Ira (nnd.name, 04 Sep 2012)
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 23 May 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two silver medals at the Paralympic Games, winning gold with the world record at the 2009 World Short Course Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Athlete, 30 Apr 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To get pleasure from training and good results." (Athlete, 05 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
In recognition of her achievements at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, she received the Order for Merits to the Fatherland [second grade] in the Russian Federation. (kremlin.ru, 30 Sep 2009)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Famous relatives
Her husband, Nikita Nagnibedov, won bronze at the 2015 Para Track Cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. (sport.mos.ru, 30 Mar 2015)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of an accident during her childhood. (nnd.name, 04 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Swim-Off 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 7
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Final Round 8
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Heat 2 5
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 9999
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Heat 1 1
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 4
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 8
Women's 400 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 1 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heat 1 5
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM9 Heats 10
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heats 3
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heats 12
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heats 7
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2012-08-30 5
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final Round 2012-09-03 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final Round 2012-09-05 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final Round 2012-09-07 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 2 2012-09-07 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 2012-09-08 6
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2013-08-12 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2013-08-12 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2013-08-13 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2013-08-13 2
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 1 2013-08-14 10
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2013-08-15 4
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Final 1 2013-08-17 4
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2013-08-17 4
Women's 4x100 m Medley 34pts Final 1 2013-08-18 2
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m Freestyle 34pts Final 1 2015-07-16 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Final 1 2015-07-16 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S9 Heat 1 2015-07-16 5
Women's 100 m Butterfly S9 Heat 2 2015-07-17 9999