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Iryna Baranovskaya

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Residence
Minsk, BLR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Belarusian, Russian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2015 at age 33 in Minsk, Belarus.
Club / Team
Republican Centre of Olympic Preparation in Paralympic and Deaflympic Sports: Minsk, BLR
Name of coach
Aliaksandr Litvinenko, BLR, from 2015

General interest

Hobbies
Knitting. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 Grand Prix in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Aliaksandr Litvinenko. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Belarusian Para athletes Tamara Sivakova and Anna Kaniuk. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
She has received the title of Master of Sport in Belarus. (athletes.by, 02 Dec 2020; paradefsport.by, 27 Dec 2019)
Impairment
She injured her spinal cord in an accident. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)